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JOE HENDERSON- “WIGGLE WAGGLE” SOLO

One of things I enjoy most about living in Japan is hearing great music in the most unlikely places. Out shopping at a grocery store, I might hear some Stanley Turrentine over the speakers. I might hear a gangsta rap … Continue reading

01. October 2013 by james
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“CAPE VERDEAN BLUES”, LEAD SHEET AND JOE HENDERSON SOLO

“The Cape Verdean Blues” is, in my opinion, one of Horace Silver’s most effective compositions. He takes an infectious melody and supports it with the very best aspects of his compositional style. The melody consists of two main motifs that … Continue reading

18. August 2013 by james
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JOE HENDERSON AND STEVE KUHN ON “EIDERDOWN”

These two solos are from the classic Pete La Roca Blue Note outing called BASRA. The record features Henderson and Kuhn along with La Roca and Steve Swallow on drums and bass. The song “Eiderdown”, composed by Swallow is a … Continue reading

12. August 2013 by james
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JOHN SWANA AND PETER BERNSTEIN- “INNER URGE” SOLO TRANSCRIPTIONS

The two solos presented here are from saxophonist Ralph Bowen’s recording, SOUL PROPRIETOR . on it, he gathers a group of top notch players: Sam Yahel on B3 organ, drummer Brian Blade, Peter Bernstein on guitar and trumpeter John Swana. … Continue reading

21. April 2011 by james
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LARRY YOUNG W/ WOODY SHAW- “ZOLTAN” LEAD SHEET TRANSCRIPTION

  UNITY, recorded under the leadrship of Larry Young for Blue Note records is one of those genuinely unique records that doesn’t quite fit into a niche. it’s an organ record that, to my knowledge, has no stylistic precedent. the … Continue reading

19. January 2010 by james
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MUSIC FROM MIRROR MIRROR- LEAD SHEET TRANSCRIPTIONS

  MIRROR MIRROR is a quartet record that features Joe Henderson on tenor sax, Chick Corea on piano, Ron Carter on bass and Billy Higgins on drums. three of the four members contributed material for this date and two of … Continue reading

26. December 2009 by james
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MORE JOE

  My method of gathering material for these posts has been pretty haphazard. often, while i’m transcribing a solo, another version of the song i’m listening to will come to mind. such was the case when i was transcribing Eddie … Continue reading

26. December 2009 by james
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JOE HENDERSON- “JOSHUA” SOLO TRANSCRIPTION

I can still remember the first time i heard Joe Henderson’s playing. Some 20 years ago when i was a college student living a dormitory, i was in my room listening to some music. i won’t mention what it was- … Continue reading

26. December 2009 by james
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