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MULGREW MILLER- “SECOND THOUGHTS” LEAD SHEET

MULGREW MILLER- “SECOND THOUGHTS” LEAD SHEET MP3 OPEN TRANSCRIPTION WINDOW

09. November 2014 by james
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McCOY TYNER- “FESTIVAL IN BAHIA” LEAD SHEET

McCOY TYNER- “FESTIVAL IN BAHIA” LEAD SHEET MP3 OPEN TRANSCRIPTION WINDOW

03. November 2014 by james
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MULGREW MILLER “I REMEMBER YOU” SOLO

If I were given a choice of one Mulgrew Miller record to listen to from this moment on, it would have to be WINGSPAN, with HAND IN HAND a close second. I first heard this record many years ago while in … Continue reading

31. December 2013 by james
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JOE SAMPLE- “FREEDOM SOUND” LEAD SHEET

The Jazz Crusaders- one of my favorite jazz units of the ’60s. They had the precision and group empathy that comes from putting in a lot of time with each other, they had lots of interesting, original material, and they … Continue reading

20. August 2013 by james
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“SERENADE TO A SOUL SISTER”, LEAD SHEET AND STANLEY TURRENTINE SOLO

Horace Silver’s “Serenade To A Soul Sister” from his album by the same name, is a 24 blues waltz. Stanley Turrentine’s saxophone fits this style perfectly with his hard edged soul- blues concept. He had one of the most distinct … Continue reading

19. August 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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BILL EVANS- “A TIME FOR LOVE” TRANSCRIPTION SKETCH

This is a transcription of the first chorus of Bill Evans’ reading of the Johnny Mandel classic, “A Time For Love”. It’s from the Bill Evans album ALONE. I’ll call this a sketch because it’s far from perfect- there are … Continue reading

13. July 2013 by james
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MCCOY TYNER- “EFFENDI” LEAD SHEET TRANSCRIPTION

“EFFENDI” is a nice McCoy tune that was recorded on an Impulse date called INCEPTION during his tenure with Coltrane, this date features Tyner in a trio setting with Elvin Jones and Art Davis on drums and bass. “EFFENDI” features … Continue reading

25. January 2011 by james
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BUD POWELL- “ORNITHOLOGY” SOLO TRANSCRIPTION

For some time now i’ve been hoping for a chance to post transcriptions and commentary by other people. i have my particular musical tastes which perhaps make the stylistic range of this blog a little narrow. as an antidote, contributions … Continue reading

15. November 2010 by james
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DONALD BROWN- “THEME FOR MALCOLM” LEAD SHEET TRANSCRIPTION

“Theme For Malcolm”, written by Donald Brown, is another song featured on the Donald Byrd record GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS. it has a catchy rhythm section vamp with the piano and bass playing what sounds like a flattened out reggae … Continue reading

15. November 2010 by james
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THELONIUS MONK- “BLACK AND TAN FANTASY” SOLO TRANSCRIPTION

Sorry it’s been so long since posting anything of substance. but I’m finally back with a nice solo by Thelonius Monk on the song “Black And Tan Fantasy” from his great record THELONIUS MONK PLAYS DUKE ELLINGTON. it features Oscar … Continue reading

11. November 2010 by james
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CHICK COREA- “BLUES FOR LIEBESTRAUM” LEAD SHEET TRANSCRIPTION

Here’s another song from MIRROR MIRROR, a date led by Joe Henderson and features Chick Corea, Billy Higgins and Ron Carter. i featured other music from this CD in an earlier post. when i listen to “Blues For Liebestraum” blues … Continue reading

14. September 2010 by james
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BARRY HARRIS- “MOOSE THE MOOCH” SOLO TRANSCRIPTION

Below is a transcription of Barry Harris’ solo on “Moose The Mooch” from the record BARRY HARRIS AT THE JAZZ WORKSHOP, a trio record featuring Sam Jones and Louis Hayes. Harris, even after all these years on the scene and … Continue reading

08. July 2010 by james
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HORACE SILVER- “BLUE SILVER” LEAD SHEET AND SOLO TRANSCRIPTIONS

“Blue Silver” is from the Horace Silver record JODY GRIND which features Silver on piano along with Woody Shaw on trumpet, tenor saxophonist Tyrone Washington, James Spaulding on alto sax and flute, Larry Ridley playing bass and drummer Roger Humphries. … Continue reading

27. June 2010 by james
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