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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
Take Five - Dave Brubeck
(In memory of Abe)


			Part [A]
                            Gm7         Dm7       Gm7         Dm7
5/4 , . , . , . , . , .     , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . ,   .   , .
|-----------------------||----------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------1-||--2-3-2-1-------------|--------------------------|
|-----------------0-3---||*---------3-----------|-0-----------2h3p2p0------|
|---------------0-------||*-------------0---3---|---------------------3----|
|-----------------------||----------------------|--------------------------|
|-----------------------||----------------------|--------------------------|

    Gm7         Dm7           Gm7         ---------1st time only
    , . , . , . ,   .   , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |--------------------------|----------------------||
 |--------------------------|-------------------1--||
 |--0-----------------------|---------------0-3---*||
 |--------------3h5p3p0-----|-0-----------0-------*||
 |----------------------3---|----------------------||
 |--------------------------|----------------------||

Part [B]
    Eb          Cm6       Dm          Gm7       Cm7         F7
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||--0-3---0-------------|---2-----------------|---0-----------------|
||----------1-----0-1-2-|-3-----3-0---------0-|-1-----1-------------|
||--------------3-------|-------------1-3-4---|---------3---0-1-3-4-|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

    Bbmaj7      Bb        Eb          Cm6       Dm          Gm7
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
 |----------------------|-0-3---0-------------|---2-----------------|
 |--0---0-1-3---3-2-3-4-|---------1-----0-1-2-|-3-----3-0---------0-|
 |----4-----------------|-------------3-------|-------------1-3-4---|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

    Cm7         F7        D7			to [A]
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |----------------------|---------------------||
 |----------------------|-------------------1-||
 |----0-----------------|---------------0-3---||
 |--1-----1---------3-1-|-0-----------0-------||
 |----------3---0-3-----|---------------------||
 |----------------------|---------------------||


			Part [C] one octave higher than [A]
                            Gm7         Dm7       Gm7         Dm7
    , . , . , . , . , .     , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . ,   .   , .
 |------------------6-8-||--9-109-8-6-----------|-------------------------|
 |----------------8-----||------------------6---|-8-----------10h11p10----|
 |--------------7-------||*-------------7-------|---------------------10--|
 |----------------------||*---------------------|-------------------------|
 |----------------------||----------------------|-------------------------|
 |----------------------||----------------------|-------------------------|

    Gm7         Dm7           Gm7         ---------1st time only
    , . , . , . ,   .   , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |--------------------------|-----------------6-8--||
 |--------------------------|---------------8------||
 |--12----------10h12p10----|-------------7-------*||
 |----------------------10--|-12------------------*||
 |--------------------------|----------------------||
 |--------------------------|----------------------||

Part [D] one octave higher than [B]
    Eb          Cm6       Dm          Gm7       Cm7         F7
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
||----6-----------------|---5-----------------|---3-----------------|
||--8-----8---------4-5-|-6-----6---------2-3-|-4-----4-----------2-|
||----------8---5-7-----|---------7---3-5-----|---------5---2-3-5---|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

    Bbmaj7      Bb        Eb          Cm6       Dm          Gm7
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |----------------------|---6-----------------|---5-----------------|
 |--3-2-3-4-6---6-5-6-7-|-8-----8---------4-5-|-6-----6---------2-3-|
 |----------------------|---------8---5-7-----|---------7---3-5-----|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

    Cm7         F7        D7 			to [C]
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |----3-------------1---|-----------------6-8-||
 |--4-----4-------1---4-|-3-------------8-----||
 |----------5---2-------|-------------7-------||
 |----------------------|---------------------||
 |----------------------|---------------------||
 |----------------------|---------------------||


Take Five - Dave Brubeck
(In memory of Abe)


			Part [A]
                            Gm7         Dm7       Gm7         Dm7
5/4 , . , . , . , . , .     , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . ,   .   , .
|-----------------------||----------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------1-||--2-3-2-1-------------|--------------------------|
|-----------------0-3---||*---------3-----------|-0-----------2h3p2p0------|
|---------------0-------||*-------------0---3---|---------------------3----|
|-----------------------||----------------------|--------------------------|
|-----------------------||----------------------|--------------------------|

    Gm7         Dm7           Gm7         ---------1st time only
    , . , . , . ,   .   , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |--------------------------|----------------------||
 |--------------------------|-------------------1--||
 |--0-----------------------|---------------0-3---*||
 |--------------3h5p3p0-----|-0-----------0-------*||
 |----------------------3---|----------------------||
 |--------------------------|----------------------||

Part [B]
    Eb          Cm6       Dm          Gm7       Cm7         F7
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||--0-3---0-------------|---2-----------------|---0-----------------|
||----------1-----0-1-2-|-3-----3-0---------0-|-1-----1-------------|
||--------------3-------|-------------1-3-4---|---------3---0-1-3-4-|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

    Bbmaj7      Bb        Eb          Cm6       Dm          Gm7
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
 |----------------------|-0-3---0-------------|---2-----------------|
 |--0---0-1-3---3-2-3-4-|---------1-----0-1-2-|-3-----3-0---------0-|
 |----4-----------------|-------------3-------|-------------1-3-4---|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

    Cm7         F7        D7			to [A]
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |----------------------|---------------------||
 |----------------------|-------------------1-||
 |----0-----------------|---------------0-3---||
 |--1-----1---------3-1-|-0-----------0-------||
 |----------3---0-3-----|---------------------||
 |----------------------|---------------------||


			Part [C] one octave higher than [A]
                            Gm7         Dm7       Gm7         Dm7
    , . , . , . , . , .     , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . ,   .   , .
 |------------------6-8-||--9-109-8-6-----------|-------------------------|
 |----------------8-----||------------------6---|-8-----------10h11p10----|
 |--------------7-------||*-------------7-------|---------------------10--|
 |----------------------||*---------------------|-------------------------|
 |----------------------||----------------------|-------------------------|
 |----------------------||----------------------|-------------------------|

    Gm7         Dm7           Gm7         ---------1st time only
    , . , . , . ,   .   , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |--------------------------|-----------------6-8--||
 |--------------------------|---------------8------||
 |--12----------10h12p10----|-------------7-------*||
 |----------------------10--|-12------------------*||
 |--------------------------|----------------------||
 |--------------------------|----------------------||

Part [D] one octave higher than [B]
    Eb          Cm6       Dm          Gm7       Cm7         F7
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
||----6-----------------|---5-----------------|---3-----------------|
||--8-----8---------4-5-|-6-----6---------2-3-|-4-----4-----------2-|
||----------8---5-7-----|---------7---3-5-----|---------5---2-3-5---|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
||----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

    Bbmaj7      Bb        Eb          Cm6       Dm          Gm7
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |----------------------|---6-----------------|---5-----------------|
 |--3-2-3-4-6---6-5-6-7-|-8-----8---------4-5-|-6-----6---------2-3-|
 |----------------------|---------8---5-7-----|---------7---3-5-----|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
 |----------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

    Cm7         F7        D7 			to [C]
    , . , . , . , . , .   , . , . , . , . , .
 |----3-------------1---|-----------------6-8-||
 |--4-----4-------1---4-|-3-------------8-----||
 |----------5---2-------|-------------7-------||
 |----------------------|---------------------||
 |----------------------|---------------------||
 |----------------------|---------------------||


Posted by: Risto Virtanen  ()
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 1994 02:51:11 GMT

Somebody asked for this a while ago, so here's my version.
This includes tabs for melody, accompaniment and bass + chords.
Key is not original:-(       Comments welcome...

Take Five by Dave Brubeck (TAB ? by Roisto)
Time: 5/4    Key: Em

Notation:
|: :|   repeat
/1.     first time
/2.     second time
-3-     triplet

Melody:
    Em          Bm7      /  Em          Bm7        Em         -3-
e |----------------------|:---------------------|------------------------|
B |----------------------|:---------------------|------------------------|
G |--------------------2-|:-3-4-3-2-------------|------------------------|
D |----------------2-5---|:---------5-----------|--2----------454-2--0---|
A |--------------2-------|:-------------2---5---|------------------------|
E |----------------------|:---------------------|------------------------|
    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .  \  1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4  .  5 .

     Em        -3-      /1. Em          Bm7       \2.Em          Bm7
e |----------------------|-----------------------:|----------------------|
B |----------------------|-----------------------:|--------------3-2-3-4-|
G |----------------------|--------------------2--:|----------------------|
D |--2---------020-------|----------------2-5----:|----------------------|
A |----------------2-0---|--2-----------2--------:|--2-------------------|
E |----------------------|-----------------------:|----------------------|
    1 . 2 . 3 . 4  . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .   /  1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

Bridge
     C           F#m7-5     Bm          Em7         Am          D7
e |----3-----------------|----2------------------|----------------------|
B |--5-----5-----------2-|--3-----3--------------|----5-----------------|
G |----------5---2-4-5---|----------4-----2-3-4--|--5-----5-2-------2-3-|
D |----------------------|--------------5--------|--------------4-5-----|
A |----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
E |----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

     G
e |----------------------|
B |----------3---3-2-3-4-|
G |--4-3-4-5-------------|
D |----------------------|
A |----------------------|
E |----------------------|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

     C           F#m7-5     Bm          Em7         Am          D7
e |----3-----------------|----2------------------|----------------------|
B |--5-----5-----------2-|--3-----3--------------|----5-------------3---|
G |----------5---2-4-5---|----------4-----2-3-4--|--5-----5-2-----2---5-|
D |----------------------|--------------5--------|--------------4-------|
A |----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
E |----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

Verse
    F#m7        B7       /  Em          Bm7        Em         -3-
e |----------------------|:---------------------|------------------------|
B |----------------------|:---------------------|------------------------|
G |-4------------------2-|:-3-4-3-2-------------|------------------------|
D |----------------2-5---|:---------5-----------|--2----------454-2--0---|
A |--------------2-------|:-------------2---5---|------------------------|
E |----------------------|:---------------------|------------------------|
    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .  \  1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4  .  5 .

               -3-       /1.                       /2.
e |----------------------|-----------------------:|----------------------|
B |----------------------|-----------------------:|----------------------|
G |----------------------|--------------------2--:|----------------------|
D |--2---------020-------|----------------2-5----:|----------------------|
A |----------------2-0---|--2-----------2--------:|--2-------------------|
E |----------------------|-----------------------:|----------------------|
    1 . 2 . 3 . 4  . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .      1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

Accompaniment riff:
   Em          Bm7                          Em          Bm7
e |---------------------|                |----------------------|
B |----5-----5-------3--|                |----8-----8--------7--|
G |----4-----4-------2--|       or       |----9-----9--------7--|
D |----5-----5-------4--|                |----9-----9--------7--|
A |--------------2------|                |--7-----7-------------|
E |--0-----0------------|                |--------------7----10-|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5                      1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .  5

Bridge:
     C           F#m7-5     Bm          Em7         Am          D7
e |----0-----0-------5---|----2-----2-------3----|----0-----0-------2---|
B |----1-----1-------5---|----3-----3-------3----|----1-----1-------1---|
G |----0-----0-------5---|----4-----4-------4----|----2-----2-------2---|
D |--------2-----4-------|----4---------2--------|----2-----2---0-------|
A |--3-------------------|--2-----5--------------|--0-----3-------------|
E |----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .


 /1. G                  /2. F#m7        B7
e |----------------------|-----------------------|
B |----0-----0-----------|----2-----2---4--------|
G |----0-----0-----------|----2-----2---2--------|
D |----0-----0---5---4---|----2-----2---4--------|
A |--------2-------------|------------------2----|
E |--3-------------------|--2-----2--------------|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .


Bass riff:
     Em          Bm7     or Em          Bm7      or Em          Bm7
G |----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
D |--2---------------0---|--2--------------------|----------------------|
A |--------------2-------|--------------2---5----|--7---------------5---|
E |----------------------|-----------------------|--------------7-------|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

Bridge:
     C           F#m7-5     Bm          Em7         Am          D7
G |----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
D |----------2---4-------|----------0---2--------|--------------0-------|
A |--3---------------0---|--2--------------------|--0-------3-----------|
E |----------------------|------------------3----|------------------2---|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

     G                      C           F#m7-5      Bm          Em7
G |----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
D |----------------------|----------2---4--------|----------0---2-------|
A |----------2---5---2---|--3--------------------|--2-------------------|
E |--3-------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

    Am          D7          F#m7        B7       |  Em          Bm7
G |----------------------|----------2---4--------|----------------------|
D |--------------0---2---|--4--------------------|--2-------------------|
A |--0-------3-----------|------------------2----|----------------------|
E |----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
     1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .    1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .  |  1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

Keep on plucking;-)


From: tgannon@charlie.usd.edu (spideir)

 TAKE FIVE (Dave Brubeck Quartet)
 =========

 -- comp. Paul Desmond, 1960 [Dave's alto saxophonist]
 -- fingerstyle rhythm guitar "arrangement": tcg
   -- 5/4 [think 1, 2, 3, 1, 2] // Key of Am (CM) // Allegro


 INTRO:[play 'til sax player finishes his/her beer, feels like playin' "head"]
 -----
  Am7                        Em9   Em9
 ||---------.----------.------2=====2------||    [3 different voicing-.]
 ||---------5----------5------3=====3------||     versions of Am7-----.]Em9 will
 ||o--------5----------5------4=====4-----o---------------------------.]     be given eventually; feel
 ||o--------5----------5------------------o---------------------------.]     free to interchange these
 ||----------------------------------------||     at will. . . -------.]
 ||----5----------5-----------0-----3---------------------------------.]
      duh  DAH   duh  DAH    DAH   DAH        [rhythmic motif sim thruout-->]
       1    & (2) &    3      1     2              [--.-- = staccato]

 A PART:
 -------                                                           [<--repeat]
  Am7        Em9     Am7        Em9     Am7       Em9   Am7        Em9
 ||---.---.---------|----.---.---------|----.---.---------|----.---.--------||
 ||---5---5--3==3---|----5---5--3==3---|----5---5--7==7---|----5---5--3==3--||
 ||o--5---5--4==4---|----5---5--4==4---|----5---5--7==7---|----5---5--4==4-o||
 ||o--5---5--4==4---|----5---5--4==4---|----5---5--5==5---|----5---5--4==4-o||
 ||-----------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------||
 ||-5---5----0--3---|--5---5----0--3---|--5---5----7--0---|--5---5----0--3--||


 B PART:
 --------
  FM7        Dm6     Em7        Am7     Dm7        G7       CM7      Dm7 Em7
 ||----.----.-------|----.---.---------|----.---.---------|----.---.--.--.---|
 ||---10---10----10-|----8---8-----5---|----6---6-----3---|----5---5--6--8---|
 ||----9----9----10-|----7---7-----5---|----5---5-----4---|----4---4--5--7---|
 ||---10---10-----9-|----9---9-----5---|----7---7-----3---|----5---5--7--9---|
 ||-8----8----------|--7---7-----------|--5---5-----------|--3---3-----------|
 ||----------10==10-|-----------5==5---|-----------3==3---|-----------5--7---|


                                                                D.C.[->A part]
  FM7        Dm6     Em7        Am7     Dm7        G7      Bm7b5      E7
 |----.----.--------|----.---.---------|----.---.---------|----.---.--.--.--||
 |---10---10----10--|----8---8-----5---|----6---6-----3---|----6---6--5--5--||
 |----9----9----10--|----7---7-----5---|----5---5-----4---|----7---7--7--7--||
 |---10---10-----9--|----9---9-----5---|----7---7-----3---|----7---7--6--6--||
 |-8----8-----------|--7---7-----------|--5---5-----------|-----------7--7--||
 |----------10==10--|-----------5==5---|-----------3==3---|--7---7----------||


 Possible SEQUENCE:
   I-A*-B*-(A-B-)-"A"[extended/long improv]-A*-B*-I(fade out)...
     *=play "head" melody

  *===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*
  | Thomas C. Gannon | tgannon@charlie.usd.edu | U of SoDak (Vermillion)  |
  * ------------------------------- _-^-_ ------------------------------- *
  | "--If I decide to practice a   / o )=\    slight movement from right  |
  *  to left . . . or from left   {   /===}    to right . . . it's        *
  |     nobody's business but my   \ (=o=/    own." (_A_Day_for_Eeyore_)  |
  *===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===* ^-_=^ *===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*
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