Practicing Bb rhythm changes on the hammond organ at 130bpm.
Author Archive | Graham English
A couple choruses of Nostalgia in Times Square by Charles Mingus.
This is an iPod recording of a funky Bb7alt swing groove at 130bpm on the Hammond.
This is an iPod recording in the key of Gmin (Dorian) at 100bpm. Hammond and wah wah clav start it out.
This is an iPod recording of Prince’s How Come You Don’t Call Me Anymore. I recorded this just over a year ago for my girlfriend.
I wrote this for a friend who needed some chill background funk behind some spoken word stuff. I called it “Peace and Love” because of the spoken content. I created it on June 12, 2005 in an hour or so.
Intermezzo in A major by Johannes Brahms, Op. 118, No. 2. I’m still reading the whole way through. I would like to memorize it and just play it.
Baby I’m a Star by Prince. I took my new Blue Snowball out to the garage today to try it out. I scratched up some vocal tracks for about an hour. It’s all first and second take stuff. It turned out pretty good but I need more time to get a feel for it. That’s […]
Warning: Explicit lyrics. I wrote this years ago. Probably between 1998 and 2000. I could nail it down but I don’t really care that much. It’s a smooth laid back rap by me with a guitar solo from David Gelfand. But what really gets me is Brian Sach’s drums. Brian and I were riding the […]
Baby I’m a Star by Prince. I f’ed up the form on the yesterday’s version. Now I’ve got it right. I’ll put the vocals and more synth down tomorrow. 140bpm in the key of D.
Baby I’m a Star by Prince. So far I’ve got the loops, acoustic bass, piano, clav, and hammond. I’ve got most of the form together except for the ending and maybe the last couple shout choruses. 140bpm in the key of D.