Wednesday 19 June 2013

Transcription: "Cannonball" Adderley's solo on Never Will I Marry

Name: "Cannonball" Adderley - Never Will I Marry
Soloist: "Cannonball" Adderley
Instrument: Alto Sax
Album: Nancy Wilson/"Cannonball" Adderley
Label: Capitol
Release Date: 1962

Transcription: Jackie McLean's solo on Appointment in Ghana

Name: Jackie McLean - Appointment in Ghana
Soloist: Jackie McLean
Instrument: Alto Sax
Album: Jackie's Bag
Label: Blue Note
Release Date: 1960

Transcription: Grant Stewart's solo on Cool Struttin'

Name: Grant Stewart - Cool Struttin'
Spotify Link: Grant Stewart – Cool Struttin'
Soloist: Grant Stewart
Instrument: Tenor Sax
Album: Estate
Label: Videoarts
Release Date: 2008

Transcription: Joel Frahm's solo on What's Your Beat

Name: Joel Frahm - What's Your Beat
Soloist: Joel Frahm
Instrument: Tenor Sax
Album: Live at Smalls
Label: Smalls Live
Release Date: 2011

Transcription: Kenny Garrett's solo on Solid

Name: Kenny Garrett - Solid
Spotify Link: Woody Shaw – Solid
Soloist: Kenny Garrett
Instrument: Alto Sax
Album: Woody Shaw - Solid
Label: Muse Records
Release Date: 1986

Transcription: Sam Most solo on Plop Plop Boom

Name: Sam Most - Plop Plop Boom
Soloist: Sam Most
Instrument: Flute
Album: Single 45
Label: Bell Records
Release Date: 1970

Transcription: Steve Wilson's solo on Little B's Poem

Name: Steve Wilson - Little B's Poem Flute
Spotify Link: Jackie McLean – The Blue Note 7 – Little B's Poem
Soloist: Steve Wilson
Instrument: Flute
Album: Blue Note 7 - Mosaic
Label: Blue Note
Release Date: 2009

Transcription: Jackie McLean solo on Cool Struttin'

Name: Jackie McLean - Cool Struttin'
Spotify Link: Jackie McLean – Sonny Clark – Cool Struttin'
Soloist: Jackie Mclean
Instrument: Alto Sax
Album: Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin’
Label: Blue Note
Release Date: 1958

Transcriptions by Andy Pickett

Friend and Brighton saxophonist Andy Pickett has been busy transcribing solos for a number of years now. Here is a selection of them:

For ease of searching I will publish them individually on subsequent posts.

Feel free to send me any other transcriptions.