notation for pedal gliss

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    barbara-kraichy–2 on #147548

    I have a jazz piece that should have some pedal glisses beween two quick notes. I want to write in the pedalling and show where those glisses are. The only reference I have found to the notation is in Stanley Chaloupka’s handbook. Besides a slur over the two notes, he suggests a / or stroke before the pedal mark for the second note. I have never seen this in a publication, and it seems spacially confusing, as the slashes show pitch direction, opposite from pedal action. Comments, please?

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    unknown-user on #147549

    Usually I’ve seen the pedals written out below the notes of the slide. That makes it pretty unambiguous. No special notation.

    ~Sam

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