Virtual Jam Session - "Daahoud"
Imagine Ellington's "In a Sentimental Mood" double time, played in bebop style. That's pretty much what we have with Clifford Brown's "Daahoud".
This is a difficult tune, probably the brown belt level of jazz playing if done well. It is challenging harmonically. It is challenging to swing at this tempo. There are a whole lot of notes to remember. And it has a peculiar song form. The solo choruses are a straightforward AABA in 32 bars. Nothing unusual about that. But the in-chorus has a difficult 4 bar tag before the solos start. The out-chorus has that same 4-bar tag, plus a 3-bar drum fill and a final lick to end the tune.
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