Paul Desmond
Alto Sax Solo on
Three to Get Ready

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Each chorus has 16 bars consisting of four 4-bar phrases that each contain 2 bars in 3/4 time followed by 2 bars in 4/4 time. Count carefully!
Paul Desmond was 34 to 35 years old at the time.

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Paul Desmond

Alto Sax

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Time Out

Dave Brubeck

Released 1959

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Three to Get Ready

Dave Brubeck

Recorded 1959

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Three to Get Ready

by Dave Brubeck

C major

Concert Key

A major

Alto Sax Key

16 bars

Form

3/4

Meter

58s

Duration

3

Choruses

177 bpm

Tempo

Swing

Feel


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