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Help with Bill Evans' "Isn't it Romantic"

Discussion in 'Tab, Tips, Theory and Technique' started by Valvey, Nov 23, 2017.

  1. Valvey

    Valvey Tele-Holic

    Apr 5, 2007
    morgantown wv
    This tune is usually played in Eb and the first two bars are a I vi ii V progression which is repeated later. I'm having trouble hearing how Bill Evans reharmonizes the two bars of this progression starting at 00:10. Can anyone figure it out?

    Last edited: Nov 23, 2017
  2. klasaine

    klasaine Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Nov 28, 2006
    Los Angeles, Ca
    G7#5 to C7#9.
    Keep an Eb on top of both chords.
    I don't think we can voice it exactly like Bill but I'd do this ...
    G7#5: 3X344X to C7#9: X3234X

    You could also play Db9 (X4344X) to C7#9.
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2017
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