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  1. Jazz and Improvisation
    Hi, I want to share this cool way of transposing melodies connecting them with a "pivot note", that act as a "lego block" between the two keys. Hope you enjoy the video, if you have any suggestion post your comment. Turn on english subs in the menu.
  2. Jazz and Improvisation
    Can anyone think of a tenor player that sounds like a mix between Ben Webster and Stan Getz (or Pres)? I know Scott Hamilton has combined much Ben Webster's phrasing and tone with bebop vocabulary. I would also be interested to know if there are any altoists out there that have successfully...
  3. Announcements and Bulletin Board
    Help!! To any member of the community here at SOTW, I am putting out a general request of any soul who may have or know someone who has or has access to a video (or audio) recording of the George Coleman performance on August 25th of 2019. George had asked me to join him which I thought might...
  4. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hey everyone! After a week and a half I'm back with a new video, and a new Worldwide Sessions! Here we are playing "Blues for Alice." As always, I really appreciate any and all feedback so please let me know what you think!
  5. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hi, I'm having fun these days with drumgenius app. It is a good way to practice on grooves instead of just the metronome click, and especially if you want to practice the same song with different grooves without changing the bpm. I think that practice a standard with a different Groove can give...
  6. Jazz and Improvisation
    Well, I am BLOWN AWAY by this! Out of nowhere last night I saw that DeMarius Jackson at jazzimprovbasics.com posted a complete transcription online of one of my solos!! It's my solo on "Confirmation" from my Worldwide Sessions vol. 1 video. I am completely honored that someone liked this solo...
  7. Jazz and Improvisation
    Hello for everyone! new video lesson - How to apply first bars of Confimation (by Charlie Parker) on II-V-I.ENG subtitles PDF link http://jazzsaxophonelessons.com/confirmation-lick-charlie-parker-apply-ii-v-jazz-saxophone-lessons/
  8. Jazz and Improvisation
    Here's an etude I wrote based on the chord progression to Yardbird Suite. It's in the tenor key. Hopefully no typos! Here's an instagram video of me playing it. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPxUdj1F0KC/
  9. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    Does anyone have a copy or know where to get one? Thanks!
  10. Brand Name Players ...
    I am trying to figure out who is soloing at what time during the 1946 Jazz at The Philharmonic concerts - specifically the brass players. I can distinguish between Parker and Hawkins, but throw Lester Young in there and it gets difficult for a jazz newbie like me. I also don't know who solos on...
  11. Recordings, Movies
    Checkout this rare video of Hawk and Bird playing together.
  12. Alto mpc
    I was on the Internet the other day and I stumbled across this interesting mouthpiece. According to the website it is an exact copy of Charlie Parker's mouthpiece. It sounds like a very interesting concept. I am wondering if anyone has played on this mouthpiece. If you have what do you think of...
  13. Websites, Books, Magazines, Photos and other Lit.
    Recently, I had a conversation with the owner of this Birdland menu. He went to hear Charlie Parker and Red Rodney play. He was an enlisted sailor stationed in New York. Stan Getz, Harry Belafonte, Lee Konitz were there hanging out listening. Symphony Sid was broadcasting the concert. He went...
  14. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hey guys, I thought you might get a kick out of this. It's me showing my student how to use certain devices to get through all the keys using the bird blues (Blues for Alice) changes. Hope you enjoy! https://app.box.com/s/mkdi76fcfxe6j1d0r9jf *Disclaimer* This is not how I would play it on a...
  15. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    Hi All, I found a great recording of Sonny Stitt playing Lover Man and I was wondering if anyone had the music to any arrangement of this song whether it be Charlie Parker, Stitt, etc. I've looked for a while but could not come up with any good result. Anything is appreciated! Thanks.:treble:
  16. Jazz and Improvisation
    hey guys, Well ive been away for a while now, few months, but life happened to catch up and dealt with that. anyways, last i year i looked into auditioning for the all state jazz group but my district seven president of a band director said "no its a far level of playing ahead of you." well now...
  17. Jazz and Improvisation
    Who knows what the quote is at the beginning of the third chorus? http://youtu.be/gtGVC4sPxRw Thanks, Sivari
  18. Practicing
    Hi, all In attempt to help out some of my students—and any other aspiring beboppers—I've begun compiling a YouTube playlist of the source recordings used for the Charlie Parker Omnibook. I've managed to find the correct recordings for 54 of the 60 Omni-tunes. I've found alternate recordings...
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