Month: March 2014

Scrapple From The Apple – Charlie Parker solo transcription

Below is a transcription of Charlie Parker’s alto saxophone solo on his tune “Scrapple From The Apple” which is a contrafact to the Fats Waller tune “Honeysuckle Rose”.  As played by Charlie Parker on the Boss Bird box set, Disc 2.  The embedded PDF is in concert pitch but there is a Bb part and an Eb part up on Scribd.  Enjoy!

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Charlie Parker – Marmaduke solo transcription

Below is a transcription of Charlie Parker’s alto saxophone solo on “Marmaduke” as played on Disc 3 of the Boss Bird box set.  The embedded PDF is in concert pitch, but there is an Eb part and a Bb part up on Scribd.  Enjoy!

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Hot House – Charlie Parker solo transcription

Below is a transcription of Charlie Parker’s alto saxophone solo on “Hot House” as played on the Yardbird Suite collection.  The embedded PDF is in concert pitch, but an Eb part and a Bb part are also available on Scribd.  Enjoy!

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Diverse / Segment – Charlie Parker solo transcription

Below is a transcription of Charlie Parker’s alto saxophone solo on the tune I’ve seen referred to as either “Diverse” or “Segment”, as played on Disc 3 of the Boss Bird box set.  The embedded PDF is in concert pitch, but there is also an Eb part and a Bb part up on Scribd.  Enjoy!

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Dewey Square – Charlie Parker solo transcription

Below is a transcription of Charlie Parker’s alto saxophone solo on “Dewey Square” as played on the Boss Bird box set, Disc 2.  The embedded PDF is in concert pitch, but there is an Eb part and a Bb part up on Scribd.  Enjoy!

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Crazeology – Charlie Parker solo transcription

Below is a transcription of Charlie Parker’s alto saxophone solo on the rhythm changes tune “Crazeology”.  The embedded PDF is in Concert pitch, but there is also an Eb part and a Bb part up on Scribd.

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