Quirky Polytonal Lick by Paul Bley on “All the Things You Are” (LOTW #129)

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Paul Bley is known for his individual approach to creating melodies. Check out this line from “All the Things You Are” on a recording with Coleman Hawkins from 1963. He starts out with a chromatically ascending motive and cadences in A major, a half step above!

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