Month: March 2014

Confirmation – Charlie Parker solo transcription

Below is a transcription of Charlie Parker’s sax solo on his original tune “Confirmation” as played on the Yardbird Suite collection.  The embedded PDF is in concert, but an Eb part and a Bb part are up on Scribd.  Enjoy!

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Bloomdido – Charlie Parker solo transcription

Below is a transcription of Charlie Parker’s solo on the Bb blues tune “Bloomdido” as played on the Yardbird Suite collection.  The embedded PDF is in concert but there is a Bb part and an Eb part on Scribd.  Enjoy!

Au Privave – Charlie Parker’s Solo

Below is a transcription of Charlie Parker’s Solo on “Au Privave”.  The embedded document is in Concert pitch, but there is also an Eb part and a Bb part on Scribd.  I can’t stop transcribing Bird – there is something about the clarity of his lines that I deeply enjoy.

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Let It Be – Geri Allen Reharmonization

Hello again – it’s been too long!  I’ve been neglecting my blogging duties.  Below is a rough harmonic transcription of Geri Allen’s reharmonization of the tune “Let It Be” off her Grand River Crossings album.  She uses some great sounds!  Enjoy.

Hear it here!