Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Tenor Madness

A classic blues from the great tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins, Tenor Madness expands upon the idea of the simple repeated riff. In the brief space of 12 bars, Mr. Rollins introduces a simple riff and proceeds to alter it to fit the harmony and resolves it into a satisfying and be-boppish phrase.

Tenor Madness

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

There Will Never Be Another You

Great Jazz standard with plenty of room to improvise without going to far off the rails harmonically.

You each received a lead sheet for this piece. Here are links to a chord/ scale analysis for your respective keys. Take it an d run with it. I have posted a play-along to accompany you.

Another You in C

Another You in Bb

Another You in Eb