In Your Eyes – Rob Bargad
Though melodically simple, this ballad has a complicated emotion due to its alternation of G minor and major tonalities. Its form, though 32 measures long, is not divided evenly in eight-measure sections.
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- Recording: Don Sickler - Further Explorations, Vol. 1
- Recorded on: October 23, 2004
- Label: jazzleadsheets.com (JLS 1034)
- Concert Key: G
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Ballad
- Muted Trumpet and Flugelhorn - Don Sickler
- Piano - Cecilia Coleman
- Bass - Tim Givens
The melody holds all this together in a simple yet impassioned way; it lends itself to expressive interpretation. Our lead sheet shows a first ending to return to the top for solos, but this recording is only one chorus long. The piano melody in the last three measures is notated in the lead sheet.
A Minus Melody track is available.
clip The Minus melody track format: one melody chorus.
born on September 7, 1962
Boston-native Rob Bargad is an accomplished pianist, organist, composer, songwriter, arranger, producer and teacher. In 1984 he began his jazz career accompanying Little Jimmy Scott and Dakota Staton in New York City. He toured the United States as the pianist for vibes master Lionel Hampton, the Harper Brothers and most notably, the late cornetist Nat Adderley. Rob played and recorded with Adderley for eight years. Read more...