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This Time the Dream's on Me
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This Time the Dream's on Me
Mike Pachelli takes a look at “This Time The Dream's On Me,” written by Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer. He focuses on the version recorded by Ella Fitzgerald. This song was written for the 1941 film, Blues In The Night, however, Ella recorded it in 1961.
 
“This Time The Dream's On Me” has some very nice melodic moves, courtesy of arranger Billy May. John Collins, the guitarist on the recording, was an accomplished jazz guitarist who toured with many swing era artists from 1935 – 1950. He’s best known for playing with Nat King Cole from 1951-1965. Collins played on numerous sessions with greats like Teddy Wilson and Lester Young.

Mike plays a Gibson Custom ES-175 in this lesson.



Mike Pachelli
    Mike Pachelli started playing guitar as a youngster in his hometown of Youngstown, Ohio. His earliest influence was Wes Montgomery who Mike says, "first opened my ears to the possibilities on guitar." Pachelli studied classical guitar at YSU and then moved to New York City to study bebop with guitar luminaries Joe Pass and Pat Martino. Mike's guitar style is an amalgamation of blues, jazz, rock, and neo-classical. He has a wealth of musical experience gained thru years of night clubs, concert halls, and recording studios. He's performed all over the U.S. and Europe with some of the most eclectic jazz, blues, pop and rock musicians including Brother Jack McDuff, Albert King, Les & Larry Elgart, Michael Sembello, Crystal Gayle, Barbara Mandrell, Jeanne Mas, Phil Keaggy, Frank Stallone (to name a few) and has done classical symphony concerts touring with Ferrante and Teicher.

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"THIS TIME THE DREAM'S ON ME"
Written by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer
  
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Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Advanced
Genres:
Jazz
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