Friday, February 04, 2011
Did some walks. And it is too cold to go into my uninsulated garage to fix up the gym area. Gonna keep that on check for now.
I did get to work on lyrics for some Esteban Jordan songs and also working on the chords. Starting to get the "signature" patterns down like a 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 type of scale for the preparación (transition to the IV chord usually via a I7). It's nice and he uses it as a strong preparación and sometimes just within a song in going to the IV. Starting to hear some patterns in the bass lines as well.
This will be a fun journey! On 2/23 I'm going to the World Famous Blue Jeans Lounge to listen to the Esteban Jordan songs they have on the juke box and drink a few beers.