Placing the Melody in 5/4 Time - feat. Take Five, 5/4 Etudes
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Darius and Mike examine the melody for Take Five in detail, looking at why it works in an odd time, and providing exercises for approaching other melodies, and coming up with your own. Darius also reveals exactly how his Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, and Joe Morello came up with the famous Take Five tune.