Audience claps on 1 and 3, Harry Connick Jr. takes a piano solo and seemlessly adds an extra beat to a bar to bring the crowd back to 2 and 4. He may not be the most prolific jazz legend, but this takes skill
Most of you have seen Harry Connick Jr. throwing in a 5/4 bar to get the audience clapping on 2 and 4. But can anyone transcribe his crazy following solo from 1:00 to 1:10?
[New Orleans style] Harry Connick Jr.'s audience is clapping on the 1 and 3. He adds an extra beat at :40 to fix it. Nobody notices. (Also some great piano playing)
Just to get us started: Harry doesn't like audience clapping on the 1 & 3. Check out how he adds a beat to put them on the 2 & 4
Harry Connick Jr cleverly gets an audience to switch their clapping from beats 1&3 to beats 2&4, without them even realising
Harry Connick Jr. throws in an extra beat to correct the audience's clapping on 1-3 instead of 2-4. Happens around 0:40
Harry Connick Jr adds a 5/4 measure in the middle of a solo to resynch audience claps to beats 2 & 4. (Watch at 0:36)
Harry Connick, Jr seamlessly throws in a measure of 5/4 to get the audience clapping 2 & 4 instead of 1 & 3
Annoyed with 1-3 clapping, Harry Connick Jr adds a beat so his audience is 2-4 clapping. Drummer rejoices
Harry Connick Jr tricks his audience into clapping on the 2nd and 4th mid-performance (listen at :37)
Harry Connick Jr -- Come By Me [Swing] - how to deal with an audience clapping on the 'on-beat'
Harry Connick Jr fixing a crowd of squares clapping on 1 and 3 by adding a bar of 5/4
Harry Connick Jr tricks his audience into clapping on 2 and 4 mid-performance