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Hi Lani! Here are some Audio Samples and Video Links to listen to...
(jump to "LISTENING / MUSIC APPRECIATION")


TRANSCRIPTIONS (Rhythms/Notes):
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03a (swinging, qn=100)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03a (swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03b (swinging, qn=100)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03b (swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03c (swinging, qn=100)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03c (swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03d (swinging, qn=100)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03d (swinging)


Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 02a (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 02b (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 02c (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 02d (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 01a (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 01b (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 01c (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 01d (non-swinging)


TRANSCRIPTIONS (Solos):
Red Garland: Play-along: Hey Now (Groovy!, 1957, qn=108)           2021 Goal
Red Garland: Play-along: Hey Now (Groovy!, 1957, qn=128)           2021 Goal
Red Garland: Hey Now (Groovy!, 1957, qn=84)           2021 Goal


Red Garland: A Foggy Day (piano solo only) (including before/after the Bass solo) (Red Garland "A Garland of Red", 1956; qn=160) (full audio)
Red Garland: A Foggy Day (piano solo only) (including before/after the Bass solo) (Red Garland "A Garland of Red", 1956) (full audio)
Wynton Kelly: If I Should Lose You (piano solo only) (Hank Mobley "Soul Station", 1960)


JAZZ IMPROV PLAY-A-LONGS:
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (4 choruses w/guitar, qn=108)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (48 bars, qn=130)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (48 bars, qn=170)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 1 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 1 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=112)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 1 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)

Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 2 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 2 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=112)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 2 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)

Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 3 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 3 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=112)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 3 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)

Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 4 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 4 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 5 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 6 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, 1st 3 lines (4x, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, 1st 3 lines (4x, qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, 1st 3 lines (4x, qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 4-6 (4x, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 4-6 (4x, qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 4-6 (4x, qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 7-9 (4x, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 7-9 (4x, qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 7-9 (4x, qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 10-12 (4x, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 10-12 (4x, qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 10-12 (4x, qn=160)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (bass/drums only, qn=88)
Jazz Improv Pla-y-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (bass/drums only, qn=108)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (bass/drums only, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (bass/drums only, qn=140)           2021 Goal
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (bass/drums only, qn=160)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V#5-I's (piano/bass/drums, qn=88)
Jazz Improv Pla-y-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V#5-I's (piano/bass/drums, qn=108)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V#5-I's (piano/bass/drums, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V#5-I's (piano/bass/drums, qn=140)           2021 Goal
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V#5-I's (piano/bass/drums, qn=160)


Sample Tune and Solo:Checkin' It Out (head, 1 solo chorus, head)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long: Checkin' It Out (qn=96)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long: Checkin' It Out (qn=120)


12-Bar Blues
12-Bar Blues: List of Blues Heads (sorted by title; can also sort by composer or concert key) ***



TUNES (Current)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in C, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in Db, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in D, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in Eb, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in E, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in F, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in F#, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in G, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in Ab, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in A, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in Bb, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (in B, qn=120)
Jazz Play-along: Take the A Train (all 12 keys, qn=120)


Jazz Improv Play-along: A Foggy Day (4 choruses, piano/bass/drums, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-along: A Foggy Day (4 choruses, piano/bass/drums, qn=140)           2021 Goal
Jazz Improv Play-along: A Foggy Day (4 choruses, piano/bass/drums, qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-along: Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (4 choruses, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-along: Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (4 choruses, qn=140)           2021 Goal



EXERCISES
Oscar Peterson: Minuet No. 2 (qn=60)
Oscar Peterson: Minuet No. 2 (qn=88)
Oscar Peterson: Minuet No. 2 (qn=108)
Oscar Peterson: Minuet No. 2 (qn=120)
Oscar Peterson: Exercise No. 2 (qn=48)
Oscar Peterson: Exercise No. 2 (qn=60)
Oscar Peterson: Minuet No. 1 (qn=48)
Oscar Peterson: Minuet No. 1 (qn=60)
Oscar Peterson: Minuet No. 1 (qn=108)
Oscar Peterson: Exercise No. 1 (qn=63)
Oscar Peterson: Exercise No. 1 (qn=72)
Oscar Peterson: Exercise No. 1 (qn=108)


TECHNICAL ELEMENTS (with jazz play-alongs) - separate page


PERSONAL RECORDINGS:



LISTENING / MUSIC APPRECIATION:
Horace Silver (piano): Song For My Father ***


Miles Davis (trumpet), Bill Evans (piano): So What


Langston Hughes:The Story of Jazz - Beginnings
Langston Hughes:The Story of Jazz - The Blues
Langston Hughes:The Story of Jazz - Characteristics



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