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GONE WITH WHAT DRAFT
 
mx  CO 29519-3
 
JANUARY  15,  1941     Wednesday Columbia Studios,  NYC
 

 
  32  BARS    (AABA) Key of   F Quarter Note =   218 Time:   2:40
  w/  12  BAR  CADENZA
 
 
  4-Bar Intro  +  2  CHORUSES  +  12-Bar  CADENZA  +  2  CHORUSES:
 
    4  bars  –  CC (Intro)  
 
  16  bars  –  trumpet (Theme) (over CC & ens riffs)
      8  bars  –  trumpet (Theme)  
    8  bars  –  trumpet (Theme) (over CC & ens riffs)
 
  16  bars  –  clarinet   (over CC & ens riffs)
      8  bars  –  clarinet    
    8  bars  –  clarinet   (over CC & ens riffs)
 
    12-BAR CADENZA
      2  bars  –  ensemble    
    2  bars  –  CC (chords)  
      2  bars  –  ensemble    
    6  bars  –  CC (chords)  
 
  16  bars  –  CC & ensemble (fours:  scales / riffs / scales / riffs)
      8  bars  –  piano
    8  bars  –  CC & ensemble (fours:  scales / riffs)
 
  16  bars  –  CC & ensemble (riffs)
    8  bars  –  CC & ensemble (four-note arpeggios)
    8  bars  –  CC & ensemble (riffs)
 
 

 
Personnel:
 
  Benny Goodman and his Sextet
  CHARLIE CHRISTIAN Guitar
  GEORGIE AULD tenor sax
  BENNY GOODMAN clarinet
  COOTIE WILLIAMS trumpet
  COUNT BASIE piano
  ARTIE BERNSTEIN bass
  JO JONES drums
 
 

Composed by: Charlie Christian - Benny Goodman
  The four 32-bar choruses are based on Honeysuckle Rose chord changes.
  The cadenza is a direct adaptation of Eddie Durham’s 12-bar intro to Avalon (recorded for Decca on 30 Sep 1935 with Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch)
 
©   VALDÉS   6/23/19

 

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Gone With What Draft   –   15 January 1941   –   mx CO 29519-3   (first complete take)

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Issued Recordings:
 
  [ EP ] Columbia B-504 (side C, track 2)
 
  [ LP ] Avan-Guard VSLP 213 (side B, track 5)
    CBS 52538 (side B, track 5)
    CBS 62.387 (side B, track 5)
    CBS / Sony 20AP 1456 (side B, track 5)
    CBS / Sony 56AP 674-6 (side E, track 10)
    CBS / Sony SOPM 155 (side B, track 5)
    CBS / Sony SOPZ4-6 (side E, track 10)
    Columbia CL 652 (side B, track 5)
    Coronet / CBS KLP 510 (side B, track 5)
    Philips BBL 7172 (side B, track 5)
 
  [ CD ] ABM ABMMCD 1209   * (track 20)
    Acrobat ACRCD 160   * (track 20)
    CBS 465679 2   * (track 17)
    CBS / Sony 25DP 5301 (track 11)
    Columbia/Legacy AC4K 65564 (disc 3, track 19)
    Columbia/Legacy C4K 65564 (disc 3, track 19)
    Columbia CK 45144   * (track 17)
    Japan Jazz Club EGR 2001 (track 17)
    Jazz Greats MC 006 (track 16)
    Masters of Jazz MJCD 68 (track 16)
    Membran 232094 [see Album Index]
    Membran 232568 [see Album Index]
    Sony/Legacy 93035 (disc 3, track 19)
    Sony Music Media SMM 517115 2 (track 15)
    Universe / Comet UV 129/2 (disc 2, track 10)
   
    *  [CD]  ABMMCD 1209,  ACRCD 160,  465679,  CK 45144  list an incorrect take.
 

 



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