For this week’s CoutCam video – a Vamp taken from Jamie Cullum’s “All At Sea”
A very soothing, highly “loopable” vamp taken from Jamie’s Twentysomething album (my favorite).
The right hand plays a back-and-forth sixteenth-beats pattern between a “b-flat” & “e-flat” (quarter) and an “a-flat.”
The left hand changes chords (which makes the function of that upper structure vamp change) from Eb(add9), to Db(add9add#11) – playing an upbeat fifth (b-flat for the Eb, a-flat for the Db – played a sixteenth before the 1) to roots in octaves on the 1, then playing a melodic phrase “f,” “g,” “f,” “e-flat” on both chords, syncopated feel (4th sixteenth-, 7th sixteenth-, 10th sixteenth-, 13th sixteenth-beat).
Vamp (and entire tune) is played in pretty strong shuffle feel.
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A great Vamp in this week’s CoutCam, taken from Jamie Cullum’s “All At Sea.” Very soothing.. just loop away! More details and chord image in this week’s Musician’s Diet newsletter. #linkinbio #jamiecullum #allatsea #piano #vamp #CoutCam #musiciansdiet #hackthepiano #pianolingo
Question to ponder: How could we additionally call the “e-flat” on the Db chord? (I was in doubt naming it this)