JAZZ EDUCATION

Feel free to investigate and download any of the transcriptions and articles that are posted here. Also, check back as I will update and add additional material each month.

SONNY STITT"S SOLO FROM "ALL GOD'S CHILLUN' GOT RHYTHM"

SONNY ROLLINS

Sonny Rollin's solo on the Thelonious Monk composition: "Let's Call This recorded for Riverside November 1953

JOHN COLTRANE

JOHN COLTRANE"S SOLO on "TAKE THE COLTRANE"
Recorded September 26, 1962 and released on Impule AS-30

JOHN COLTRANE

JOHN COLTRANE"S SOLO on "SPEAK LOW"
From the Sonny Clark recording "Sonny's Crib" BLP 1576 (1957)

WAYNE SHORTER

WAYNE SHORTER"S SOLO ON "ESP"

LESTER YOUNG

Follow the links above and below to download a transcription of Lester Young's 1936 solo on the tune "Lady Be Good" The recording is from a Count Basie small group recording released under the name Smith and Jones Incorporated due to limitations on Basie’s contract with Decca.

LESTER YOUNG-"Lady Be Good"/Page 2

LESTER YOUNG SOLO ANALYSIS

Follow the link for some comments and ideas regarding the transcription on "Lady Be Good"

DEXTER GORDON TRANSCRIPTION

Dexter Gordon SOLO TRANSCRIPTION-"It's You or No One"

THOUGHTS ON DEXTER GORDON SOLO

"It's You or No One"

RICH PERRY

Rich Perry's solo on the John Coltrane composition "Big Nick" From Harold Danko's 1996 Steeplechase recording "The Feeling of Jazz"

KENNY DORHAM

KENNY DORHAM'S SOLO on "PRINCE ALBERT"
From Art Blakey at Cafe Bohemia Vol.2 1955

RICK MARGITZA

RICK MARGITZA solo transcription on the tune "Ferris Wheel" from the 1989 Blue Note release: "Color"

DIMINISHED CHORD IDEAS

CREATIVE PRACTICING.

This article first ran this spring in the P.Mauriat Internet Newsletter. Please feel free to email me your thoughts or suggestions.