Blues

Au Privave – Jimmy Smith Organ Solo Transcription

Below is a transcription of Jimmy Smith’s 13-chorus organ solo on the Charlie Parker F blues tune “Au Privave”. As played on the 1958 Jimmy Smith album “House Party.”  Solo starts about 0:44 into the track.  There is hardly a 3rd that is un-grace noted.  Super funky.

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Blues By Five – Red Garland Piano Solo

Below is a transcription of Red Garland’s piano solo on “Blues By Five” off the Miles Davis record “Cookin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet.”

Hear it on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXlNo5OQuO4

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Kelly Blue – Wynton Kelly’s Piano Solo Transcription

It’s Wynton Kelly week, or at least it seems like.  Below is a transcription of Wynton Kelly’s piano solo on the Bb blues “Kelly Blue” from the 1959 Wynton Kelly record of the same name.  Enjoy!

Hear it on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4dq5VtXe3M

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Dig Dis – Wynton Kelly’s second solo

Hello again – below is a transcription of Hank Mobley’s second solo on Hank Mobley’s tune “Dig Dis” from the fantastic album “Soul Station”.  The opening and the melody are a Bb minor blues, and the later solos are on Bb major blues.  Enjoy!

Here it on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyRWhz0UtBI

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Dig Dis – Wynton Kelly’s Opening Solo

Hello again – below is a transcription of Hank Mobley’s opening solo on Hank Mobley’s tune “Dig Dis” from the fantastic album “Soul Station”.  The opening and the melody are on a Bb minor blues, and the later solos are on Bb major blues.  Enjoy!

Hear it on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyRWhz0UtBI

PDF available on Box for download.

Check out my other Wynton Kelly transcriptions! 

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