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Another classic Jim Hall recording was with bassist Ron Carter called Alone Together. This album demonstrates both muisicans conversational ensemble playing skills and makes the duo take on a unique sound of its own. This excerpt is inspired by Jim's performance on the title cut Alone Together. It is a ii-V I lick that seems to start off in minor but then deceptively resolves to major. Here it is.