One More

with a genial hostily masking a hostile geniality
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The joke in this one is pretty basic. When the Orchestra gets called back to do an encore, we come on stage and say: okay, we’re going to do one more. Then we play, “One More.” Then we play one more.

Try it. It works!

Maybe the easiest extant version I have for following along with the music is this “demo” track I made myself to introduce the rest of the band of the song. Pretty nice, really!

The Viper, “One More (Demo)”, Milwaukee, WI, September 2015

And here’s how that looks live (another rehearsal would have been nice):

The Viper & His Famous Orchestra, “One More,” The Coffee House, Milwaukee, WI, September 26, 2015

And for the jazz-inclined, here’s the Viper-minus-one: a version I recorded for Rob Henn to practice soloing over the chord changes, played through three times. See what you can do!

The Viper, “One More (Chord Changes),” Milwaukee, WI, September 2015

the kind of music your great-great-great-grandparents warned your great-great-grandparents about