Print and download in PDF or MIDI Resignation. This song is originally in 7/8 turned it into a lead sheet. Original: Brad Mehldau | Elegiac Cycle.

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No memes, advice animals, or rage comics. I will first go over the obvious resignatlon, and then lead you in the direction of renaming, or interpreting the changes in a way that makes sense to voice and blow over. Funny, the two times I’ve been gilded have been about theory related things haha!

Brad Mehldau – Resignation (into 6/4) – Lead Sheet

The A sections are basically: As far as playing over it, try and always reduce changes to their core elements of what the FUNCTION is of each chord, and what tonal center you are in.

And of course Mehldau really has defined his own trio sound, so that is pretty clear off the bat mehldaau.

Now the Abmi6 to Bbmi ma7 is really just B major to B minor. You can entirely reduce measure 6 as a dominant chord to G major.

Brad Mehldau: “Resignation” Transcription

It’s pretty clear a few of the chords are wrong, or not spelled rsignation nomenclature. Heated discussion and debate is expected and encouraged, but personal attacks will not be tolerated.

Avoid generic titles “Best ever! Once you break it down you can really get a handle on it! Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Want to add to the discussion? Hey whoever gilded me, thanks! One more thing to note, one of the many cool things Brad does, is play the Gminor 1st measure a sections as a G7 V of c immediately to get to Cminor in the reisgnation measure, much like you would in a minor blues to get to the iv chord on the 4th measure.


Jazz submitted 2 years ago by Epistimi Piano. I use the term “funky” pretty loosely. Posts that don’t follow them will be removed.

Become a Redditor and subscribe reignation one of thousands of communities. Submit a new text post. I also put a star next to the ones that are particularly tricky, either in themselves or because of the surrounding chords.

Ab and D are tritone subs of each other, and the melody plays b7, 5 and 11 of a Resognation chord anyways. Jazz Listening Club currently: I’ll post the chords here brav well:. Log in or sign up in seconds. Album cover are ok, however get the conversation started!

And secondly, what scales might I use when improvising over them? Any help would be greatly braad. I haven’t had much luck transcribing much of it, but I did find a lead sheet. I’ll post the chords here as well: Jazz subscribe unsubscribereaders users here now New to Jazz? Don’t put your whole collection, that’s useless to the discussion.

First of all, how could I voice them on piano? Submit a new link. Secondly, don’t always trust lead sheets! The chord they are playing is a Bma7, if it was really an Eb7 then there would be a Db, but playing that bbrad the resignnation harmony resivnation it pretty clear that’s not correct.


Anyway, I’m looking at Brad Mehldau’s “Resignation” and it contains some very mehldqu chords. And I think it does, at least I know what to practice to be able to play over it. I think I’m rather familiar with jazz chord and scale theory, but this is something else.

The A section is pretty straightforward, the trouble starts at measure 9. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Then the next two measure are really just C minor, Fmi as the iv chord, then i and V7 leading to the Abminor.

No pictures of text. Sorry I didn’t reply sooner, I wanted to give it a proper try, see if it made sense when I was actually sitting by the piano.

Brad Mehldau: “Resignation” Transcription | Nonesuch Records

Artist – Title Year. The next two measure are in Bb IV, I. But for now, forget all the passing chords. Thank you so much for this! Awesome, if you have any more questions or thoughts hit me up!