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#2266671 - 04/24/14 10:31 PM Will you take Manhattan?  
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#2267297 - 04/26/14 08:13 AM Re: Will you take Manhattan? [Re: davefrank]  
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Great listening, Dave! If I recall correctly, "I'll Take Manhattan" was one of the earliest of the Rodgers-Hart standards -- somewhere out of the mid to late '20s. I liked the way you kept changing the pace, so to speak, as the improvisations unfolded. Thanks for sharing!

Incidentally, I lived about an hour west of Manhattan for many years, in NW NJ -- and I only went into Manhattan if I absolutely had to. I'm much more of a country than a city boy, I guess!

#2267353 - 04/26/14 10:31 AM Re: Will you take Manhattan? [Re: davefrank]  
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If I go to Brooklyn for the afternoon I get depressed)

#2267569 - 04/26/14 11:49 PM Re: Will you take Manhattan? [Re: davefrank]  
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One of my all-time favorite songs. smile

Manhattan






#2268395 - 04/28/14 08:16 PM Re: Will you take Manhattan? [Re: davefrank]  
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Sounds good!


Beethoven - Op.49 No.1 (sonata 19)
Czerny - Op.299 Nos. 5,7 (School of Velocity)
Liszt - S.172 No.2 (Consolation No.2)

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#2268610 - 04/29/14 09:53 AM Re: Will you take Manhattan? [Re: davefrank]  
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Bravo! Enjoying this very much.


Not on the rug, man...

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#2269953 - 05/02/14 12:07 AM Re: Will you take Manhattan? [Re: davefrank]  
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Beautiful rendition, Dave thumb



Manhattan (Carmen Cavallaro)



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