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  • Introduction & Acknowledgements
  • Hot Jazz Defined: Origins, Context, & Evolution
  • Listen to Learn: Hear the Structure … and Feel the Rhythm
  • Chicago Tuning: Rationale & Application
  • Chord & Rhythm Basics: Essentials for Self-Accompaniment
  • The Toe-Tappin' Ten

Three Blind Mice (Swing Those Mice) (G)

Mary Had a Swingin' Lamb (C)

When the Saints Go Marchin' In (G)

Down By the Riverside (C)

Trouble in Mind (1924) (G)

Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home? (1902) (C)

The Darktown Strutters' Ball (1917) (G)

How Come You Do Me Like You Do? (1924) (C)

Oh, Lady Be Good (1924) (G)

Baby Won't You Please Come Home (1919) (G)

  • The Dancin' Dozen

Careless Love (1921) (C)

Shake That Thing (1926) (G)

I Ain't Got Nobody (1915) (C)

‘Tain’t Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do (1920) (G)

Ja-Da (1918) (C)

Some of These Days (1910) (G)

Nobody's Sweetheart (1924) (C)

Who's Sorry Now? (1923) (G)

There'll Be Some Changes Made (1921) (G)

Somebody Stole My Gal (1924) (G)

The Charleston (1923) (G)

Doctor Jazz (1926) (G)

  • A Gallery of Instruments for Chicago Tuning
  • Appendix I: Let's Go Digital - Put Those Fingers to Work
  • Appendix II: Bright Beginnings & Crisp Endings
  • Appendix III: Public Presentation - Singin' and Sellin'
  • Bibliography: Suggested Reading … and Listening 
  • Index
  • About the Author 

Jazzin' on 4-Strings: Hot Jazz in Chicago Tuning for Tenor Banjo, Tenor Guitar, Baritone Ukulele, and More

Jazzin' on 4-Strings: Hot Jazz in Chicago Tuning for Tenor Banjo, Tenor Guitar, Baritone Ukulele, and More

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In service to 4-string uke players and 6-string guitarists curious about the exuberant hot jazz of the 1920s-30s, Jazzin' On 4 Strings is a guide to the application of DGBE Chicago tuning on 4-string instruments like the tenor banjo and tenor guitar --- for a more varied sonic palette.

In Jazzin' On 4 Strings, you'll learn about the hot jazz of the1920s-30s; the rationale for Chicago tuning; 4-string chords and progressions; 4&8-string instruments suitable for Chicago tuning; and 20 hot jazz standards --- all to welcome you into a world of fun, challenge, and musical discovery.

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  • Introduction & Acknowledgements
  • Hot Jazz Defined: Origins, Context, & Evolution
  • Listen to Learn: Hear the Structure … and Feel the Rhythm
  • Chicago Tuning: Rationale & Application
  • Chord & Rhythm Basics: Essentials for Self-Accompaniment
  • The Toe-Tappin' Ten

Three Blind Mice (Swing Those Mice) (G)

Mary Had a Swingin' Lamb (C)

When the Saints Go Marchin' In (G)

Down By the Riverside (C)

Trouble in Mind (1924) (G)

Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home? (1902) (C)

The Darktown Strutters' Ball (1917) (G)

How Come You Do Me Like You Do? (1924) (C)

Oh, Lady Be Good (1924) (G)

Baby Won't You Please Come Home (1919) (G)

  • The Dancin' Dozen

Careless Love (1921) (C)

Shake That Thing (1926) (G)

I Ain't Got Nobody (1915) (C)

‘Tain’t Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do (1920) (G)

Ja-Da (1918) (C)

Some of These Days (1910) (G)

Nobody's Sweetheart (1924) (C)

Who's Sorry Now? (1923) (G)

There'll Be Some Changes Made (1921) (G)

Somebody Stole My Gal (1924) (G)

The Charleston (1923) (G)

Doctor Jazz (1926) (G)

  • A Gallery of Instruments for Chicago Tuning
  • Appendix I: Let's Go Digital - Put Those Fingers to Work
  • Appendix II: Bright Beginnings & Crisp Endings
  • Appendix III: Public Presentation - Singin' and Sellin'
  • Bibliography: Suggested Reading … and Listening 
  • Index
  • About the Author 
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