Hanky panky dexter gordon sheet music


• Dexter’s take on the famous ballad ‘I’m A Fool To Want You’ has become one of his trademark pieces . • Elsewhere, the album features three fine Dexter originals (‘Hanky Panky’, ‘Jodi’ and the title track) plus ‘Devilette’ and ‘Lady Iris B’. Each chart is available as an immediate download in .zip file format with PDFs for each song. Lead sheet purchases include lead sheets for concert, bass clef, Bb, and Eb transpositions. Customized instrumentation for small group charts is available upon request at [email protected] Jan 19, 2017 · The opener “Hanky Panky”, a Dexter Gordon original, starts poorly with a theme of near remedial simplicity and is a reminder of Alfred Lion’s insistence on an attempt at one new “Sidewinder” on just about every Blue Note album in the period. Dexter Gordon captures the mischievous, playful spirit of Hanky Panky through a highly syncopated melody that contrasts with the steady Blues March bass line below it. The bouncing rhythm is reminiscent of children skipping, but the bluesy, minor melody adds a sultry sophistication.