Tex book tenor is an album by american jazz saxophonist booker ervin featuring the last performances ervin recorded as a leader in 1968 for the blue note. Tex book tenor was recorded in 1968 as a followup to booker ervins debut. Booker ervin tex book tenor cd album at cd universe. Barrons playing is totally inspired, pushing huge chords at both. If this is the instrument for you then you have come to the right place, as here at the southern ukulele store we have a whole array of tenor ukuleles. Tex book tenor was recorded in 1968 as a followup to booker ervin s debut date for blue note, the in between, which was released in january of the same year. Booker telleferro ervin ii october 31, 1930 august 31, 1970 was an american tenor saxophone player. Eastman eu3t handcrafted tenor ukulele with hardshell case. Tex book tenor by booker ervin, released in 2005 on blue note records. Recorded with an irig mic studio microphone and iphone 6. Today, we are going to give an in depth view into concert ukuleles, the big sister of soprano ukuleles. If, after shopping around for the tenor size you decide you may like a baritone, soprano, or concert size better check out our full guide to the best beginner ukuleles. A daddario fluorocarbon low g upgrade is available on the custom shop page.
Ukulele styles how to tune your ukulele the easiest, fastest way to tune your ukulele is to use a lanikai tuner, model cout available at your authorized lanikai dealer. Tex book tenor by booker ervin 94631143922 cd barnes. His tenor playing was characterised by a strong, tough sound and bluesgospel phrasing. Appointments include top binding with blackwhite inlay, a blackwhite multilayered single rosette ring, and a rosewood bridge. Ecm electric jazz emarcy fantasy free jazz guitar jazz hard bop impulse. The cout is an electronic tuner programmed specifically with standard ukulele tunings, as well as a chromatic mode to allow you to tune other instruments as well. Ukulele friend best ukuleles in the world ukulele friend. If your search produces too many results, use the and function to focus your search by putting a plussymbol in front of one of the terms e. Coltrane if he were more lyrical, a bit less sharp, and more traditional in his approach to melody. And then while im away, ill write home every day, and ill send all my loving to you. This book and the ukulele guide songbook are available from and from hastings in amarillo at wolflin and georgia. Although its tone is not to everyones liking, a tenor ukulele gives off full and deep intonation. Stock instruments are prestrung with daddario fluorocarbon strings and go through a stretching process.
The daily ukulele features ukulele arrangements with melody, lyrics and uke chord grids and are in ukulele friendly keys that are particularly suited for groups of one to one. Four guitar or ukulele geared tuners two left and two right. Horace parlans name as happy frame of mind and the later session was finally released in 2005 as tex book tenor. Lp1 was reissued as horace parlan happy frame of mind. You do a tremendous job with your ukulele hunt website. Books beginners ukulele for dummies a completely biased recommendation since i wrote it. The blue label twofer offers you fresh vinyl quality for this exciting music. A list of many of these songs is included also in the book.
Now on the subject of ukulele ratingsive been a plucker and a strummer for many years and have had the good fortune to own some of the big name brands of ukuleles and a couple of custom builds as wellbut pound for pound and dollar for dollar, id have to put myamoe at the top. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. Buy it on amazon us buy it on amazon uk its also worth picking up a chord dictionary like mel bays ukulele. Tenor is the second largest size of ukulele, with a length of 66cm and a scale of 43cm. Strum a different song every day with easy arrangements of 365 of your favorite songs in one big songbook. I think stef would agree with me in that i dont think there is a single mediocre lp in the entirety of those mentioned above. It was developed in the 1920s as a larger version of the concert ukulele, having a deeper and louder sound. It is part of a series that byard later did for eventually blue note and includes structurally sound and the in between. November 11, 20 downhome and majestic, the tenor saxophonists sound. The martin 2k tenor uke features characteristics of the style 2 ukulele 2k uke, but in a tenor sized model crafted with solid hawaiian koa top, back and sides, a wood native to hawaii and a favorite of island players. In fact, the sound that it creates is bigger than ordinary ukuleles. Lesserknown sax players get their due blue note has recently reissued recordings that feature three socalled secondtier saxophonists. This set contains the booker ervin quartets complete songbook sessions.
Favoured by popular virtuosos james hill and jake shimabukuro, the tenor ukulele has become the preferred size for many professional players. The eastman eu3t tenor ukulele oozing with quality and traditional tone, the eastman ukulele range are a product of years of development and study of traditional hawaiian and portuguese classic. Based on cursory research i prefer the music of the tenor like the fuller, more guitarlike sound. Stream tex book tenor by booker ervin and tens of millions of other songs on all your devices with amazon music unlimited. Texas tenor is what is played by booker and to quote the booklet texas tenor means the tone is strong, clean and biting almost to the point of overblowing. Texbook tenor connoisseur series, an album by booker ervin. Jan 18, 2016 ukulele sizes and what is best for you soprano, concert, tenor, or baritone.
When you purchase strings with an instrument, you can request to have them installed in place of the stock strings by making a note on th. Here you will find for your enjoyment a photo gallery of the best ukuleles handcrafted by some of the finest ukulele luthiers in hawai. The solid mahogany top of the cordoba 20tm is incredible. Plus the 15minute bonus track no booze blooze from ervin s only songbook album in a quintet setting.
Tex book tenor, an album by booker ervin on spotify. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. One ukulele nut 1 116 inches 28 mm from first to last string. We know that the readers of this post will be of different levels and skills that is why we will include ukulele for all levels of players. The 2018 guide to the best tenor ukulele stringvibe. Booker ervin back from the gig blue note bnla488h2 2lp1976. Welcome to ukulele friend hawaiis best ukulele store specializing in vintage ukuleles and custom ukuleles from hawaii. Ervin had made two records for pacific jazz, which is now owned, like blue note, by emi. Roy haynes drums, booker ervin tenor saxophone, ronnie. Ervin, booker quartet complete songbook sessions amazon. Concert ukuleles if youre considering buying a ukulele, or cant decide which size to get, we feel your pain.
Booker ervin tex book tenor music cd album at cd universe, tex book tenor by booker ervin, enjoy top rated service and worldwide shipping. Apr 03, 2011 is a concert or tenor ukulele better for a beginner. You have no obligation to purchase the product once you know the price. Practically, this kind of nuance is due to the size of a tenor ukulele.
The playing is passionate almost to the point of frenzy, but always vulnerable to the degree that a bent half note can break your heart. Tex book tenor was recorded in 1968 as a followup to booker ervins debut date for blue note, the in between, which was released in january of the same year. There are several options these days for waterproof, bombproof. Tenor guitar baritone ukulele original by mugambismonkey. Or how the newly reissued tex book tenor blue note, a postbop powerhouse 68 session made two years before his death, sat on the shelves for almost a decade, in print only sporadically since. The tenor ukulele was introduced on the heels of the concert ukulele, offering a deeper, warmer tone and more volume than previous ukes. The second in tenor saxophonist booker ervin s book series, this cd reissue may seem a bit more conservative than the others due to the inclusion of six standards including come sunday, all the things you are and just friends, but ervin and his quartet with pianist tommy flanagan, bassist richard davis and drummer alan dawson come up with fresh interpretations of the warhorses. It includes over 220 new songs and some more of my continuing tidy ups and fixups. Johnny coles trumpet booker ervin tenor saxophone horace parlan piano grant green guitar.
Just a closer walk with thee baritone ukulele song for ken middleton by alex holmes. I know a few chords on guitar, but otherwise have no string experience. Tenor ukes are about three inches longer than concert ukuleles. These days booker ervin is remembered for his association with charles mingus. The session was first released in 1976 as a double lp back from the gig combined with a 1964 session recorded under horace parlans leadership released in 1988 as happy frame of mind and finally released in 2005 on cd. There is a new version of jims ukulele songbook up on the site today. Specifically, the best tenor ukulele can produce a spark of sound that can mesmerize anyone. Uke, baritone, guitar songbook jims ukulele songbook. Many good ukulele songs are in the public domain in the us which means you can record and perform them without paying royalties. Tex book tenor is an album by american jazz saxophonist booker ervin featuring the last performances ervin recorded as a leader in 1968 for the blue note label.1196 148 1245 869 803 857 1003 690 1190 400 488 446 625 1417 1376 1423 59 1092 1091 979 895 677 441 1207 76 762 1263 1373 633 1386 1344 318 1100 343 825 1221 661 658