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Jaco Pastorius - The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines Bass

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The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines Bass

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Jaco Pastorius
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This is Jaco's bass line to "The Dry Cleaner from Des
Moines" from Joni Mitchell's _Mingus_ lp.
 the usual symbols are in effect
plus "e3" is an eighth note in a triplet
and "T" between two durations is a tie
i.e. "eTq" is an eigth note tied to a quarter note
 
 
intro
 e   e3e3e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3
---|-----10-11-------------12-13-------|----------------
---|-----------12----------------14----|----------------
-0-|-9-9----------11-12-12----------13-|----------------
---|-----------------------------------|------------------
 
                                      1st verse
 
 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3    q  h  q
-------14-15-------------16-17-------||-18------|---------
-------------16----------------18----||-19-r--2-|---------
-14-14----------15-16-16----------17-||-18------|---------
-------------------------------------||---------|---------
 
 
 q e e  e e  q   q e  e  e e e e   e e e e  e e q
---------------|---3-------0-----|----------------|-------
-3-------------|------0--r---r---|-3-3----------0-|-------
-------------0-|-1-------------1-|-----2-2--r-2---|--------
---3--3-r--3---|-----------------|----------------|--------
 
 
 q e e q. e   e e e e e e q   q q e e e e   e e e e e e q
------------|---------------|-------------|-----3-----0-r-|-
-1-1-1-r--1-|-r-------------|-------------|-------0-r-----|-
------------|-------------1-|-1-1-r-1-r-1-|-r-1-----------|-
------------|---0-1-2-r-4---|-------------|---------------|-
 
 
 e e e e q q   e e e e e e e e   q e e e e e e
-------------|-----------------|---------------|------------
-3-3-------3-|-1-1-r-1-r-------|---------------|------------
-----3-------|-----------1-4-1-|-1-1-1-r-1-1-1-|------------
-------0-1---|-----------------|---------------|------------
               v.2
 e e e e e e q    q q e e q   e e e e e e q   q q e e q
---------------||---3-r-0-r-|---------------|---1-r-0---|---
---------------||-----------|-3-3-----------|---------3-|---
-r-1-1-1-r-1---||-1---------|-------------0-|-1---------|---
-------------1-||-----------|-----1-3-r-3---|-----------|---
 
 
 q e e h   q q e e e e   e q e e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3
---------|-------------|-------------3--3--0--3--|----------
-0-r-3-r-|-1-1-r-1-r-1-|-1-r-1-4--5--------------|----------
---------|-------------|-------------------------|---------
---------|-------------|-------------------------|----------
 
 
 
 
 q e e e e e e   e q e q e e   e q e q q   q e e e e e e
-r-3-3-r-3-----|-------------|-----------|-----------3-3-|--
-----------3---|-0-r-0-r-2-2-|-3-r-----3-|-1-r-1-r-1-----|--
-------------1-|-------------|-----------|---------------|--
---------------|-------------|-----1-1---|---------------|--
 
                                      V.3
 e e e e q q   e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e q e    q q q q
-r-0---------|-------1-----------------||---------|---------
-----3---0-r-|-2--3-----3--1-----------||-----r-2-|---------
-------1-----|----------------4--1-----||-1-1-----|---------
-------------|---------------------0-0-||---------|---------
 
 q e e e e q  e e e e e e  e e   q q q e e   e e e e e e e e
 
-------------|-----3-----0-----|-----------|---------0---2--
-3-----------|-------0-r---r---|-0-1-2-3---|-1-1------------
-----------0-|-1-1-----------1-|---------1-|-----r-----0---1
---0-3-r-3---|-----------------|-----------|-------3--------
 
 
  e e e e e e e e   e e e e q.e   q.e e e  e e
|-3---------------|-------------|---0-r-0------|------------
|-------------1-1-|-0-0-r-1-r-3-|-r--------3-3-|------------
|---0-1-2-r-3-----|-------------|--------------|------------
|-----------------|-------------|--------------|------------
 
 
 e e e e e e e e   q. e e e q   e e q q q   q q e e e e
-----------------|------------|-----------|-------------||--
-------------0-3-|------------|-0-0-4-5---|---3---------||--
-3-3-r-3-r-3-----|-r--------1-|---------4-|-3-----------||--
-----------------|----1-1-1---|-----------|-----r-1-r-1-||--
 
v.4
 e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e q   e e e e q e e
-----3-----------|---------------|---------------|----------
-------0-3-5-3---|-1-1---1-r---3-|-r---0---1-r-2-|----------
-1-1-----------1-|---------------|---1---1-------|----------
-----------------|-----1-----1---|---------------|----------
 
 
 q e e q q   q e e e e  e3 e3 e3   h q e e   e e q e e q
-----------|---------3--3--0--3--|---3-5-3-|-r-3-r-3-3-r-|--
-3-r---r-0-|-1-r-4-5-------------|-r-------|-------------|--
-----1-----|---------------------|---------|-------------|--
-----------|---------------------|---------|-------------|--
 
 
 e e e e e e e e   q q e e q   e e e e q e e   q e e q q
-----------1-0---|-----------|---------------|-----0-----|--
-3-1-0---------3-|-2-r-----0-|-3-3-------3---|-0-r---r-0-|--
-------3-2-------|-----3-3---|-----3-------1-|-----------|--
-----------------|-----------|-------0-1-----|-----------|--
 
                 inst.
 q q e e e3 e3 e3   q. e q q   e e e e q. e   e e q q q
-----0-3-3--0--3-||----------|--------------|-------0-2-|---
-----------------||-r--0-3---|-1-1-r-2-r--3-|-r-4-0-----|---
-3-3-------------||--------1-|--------------|-----------|---
-----------------||----------|--------------|-----------|---
 
 
 e e e e q e e   e e q q e e   e e e e e e e e
-3-3-0-0-------|-------------|-----0-1-2-3-----|------------
---------3-1-1-|-r-1-r-1-r-1-|-2-3-----------r-|------------
---------------|-------------|-------------1---|------------
---------------|-------------|-----------------|------------
 
 q e e e e e e   q e e q q   q q e e q   e e q e e q
---3-3---------|-----------|---5-----7-|-----8-----10-|-----
-r-----0-5-3---|-0-r-4-5-r-|-----------|--------------|-----
-------------1-|-----------|-3---5-5---|-6-6---8-8----|-----
---------------|-----------|-----------|--------------|-----
 
 
 e e e e e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3   e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3
-----3---3--3--3--3--3--3--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-----
---------------------------|-------------------------||-----
-1-1---1-------------------|-------------------------||-----
---------------------------|-------------------------||-----
 
 
v.5
 e e q q q   e e q q e e   e e e e e e e e  e e e e e e q
-3-3-1-0---|-------0-2-2-|-3-3------------|---------------|-
---------3-|-1-1-r-------|-----0-5-3---3--|---------0---3-|-
-----------|-------------|----------------|-----1-1-------|-
-----------|-------------|-----------1---1|-r-1-------1---|-
 
 
 e e e e h   e e e e e e q   e e e e e e q   q e q e q
-----------|---------------|-3-3-r-0-------|-----------|----
-1-1-r-1-r-|-1-1-r-1-r-1-3-|---------3---0-|-1-r-2-0---|----
-----------|---------------|-----------1---|---------3-|----
-----------|---------------|---------------|-----------|----
 
 
 e e e e h   e e e e q e e   e e e e e e e e
-----------|---------------|-----------------|--------------
-3-3-r-3-r-|-1-1-r-1-r-----|-----------------|--------------
-----------|-----------1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-|--------------
-----------|---------------|-r-1-----r-1-----|--------------
 
                 ending
 
 e e e e e e e e    q e e q e e   q e e q e e   q e e q e e
-------------3-3-||-------------|-------------|------------|
-----------------||-------------|-------------|------------|
-----1-1-r-1-----||-r-1-1-r-1-1-|-r-1-1-r-1-1-|-r-1-1-r-1-1|
-r-1-------------||-------------|-------------|------------|
 
           repeat
           4x
 q e e q q    q e e q e e   q e e q e3 e3 e3
-----------||-------------|------------------|--------------
-----------||-------------|------------------|--------------
-r-------1-||-r-1-1-r-1-1-|-r-1-1-r-r--r--0--|--------------
---3-3-4---||-------------|------------------|--------------
 
 
 
 e3e3e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3
-----10-11-------------12-13-------|----------------
-----------12----------------14----|----------------
-9-9----------11-12-12----------13-|----------------
-----------------------------------|------------------
 
 
 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e  e
-------14-15-------------16-17-18-||--------
-------------16----------------19-||--------
-14-14----------15-16-16-------18-||-------------
----------------------------------||-------------
 
 
Jaco shreddin' some B flat blooz!
Cool walking stuff & some gnarly chops
on those triplets.
Ayone want to try the live version?
 
Jeff Schwartz
            
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