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Blues for Basie

Joe Pass
as played on "Virtuoso No. 2" (1976)
transcribed by Thomas Mueller 2013-07-31

10

13

X VIII
16

19 VII VIII VII 4 VI


3 0

22
3

25
3

28
2
31
III

34

1 0

4:6
37

( )

40 3 3
1 1

43 X 0

4
2 1

46

49

52

4 4
0

55

58

5 0

61
4
3

1
3
64
*
( )

* obviously intended
67

70

73 IX III IX X

76
0

79

82

3
1
2

85

8va
88
4

2
3

8va
91

94

98

Small notes are either hardly to hear or, if played alone and on an open string, they have more rhythmical than harmonical
function. The same goes for cross-headed notes, which are played as flageolet and sometimes only sound percussive.