Entries for 3rd Dec 2013
Here's a simple jazz question. Is Lennie Bird by Tristano based on How High The Moon or Ornithology?
As you may have guessed, I like maximal information problems: so here's a score.
A contrafact of a contrafact—can't be a subcontrafact. Intracontrafact; or infracontrafact?
Anyway. The distinction allows us to trace a song genealogy—a family tree of a song.
Oh—and just in case you've not heard Lennie Bird before:
And in fact, I've made an assumption that people know what Ornithology sounds like. Sorry...
Here's my personal favourite rendition: