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

TRANSCRIPTIONS (Solos):
Fabulous Baker Boys: Piano excerpt from hotel scene
Fabulous Baker Boys: Piano excerpt from hotel scene (master)
Fred Hunt: Willow Weep For Me
just some dude: Jazz Blues Piano Solo - Blues in C
Simon Phillips & Protocol: Indian Summer (kybd solo only, 2008)


Bill Evans: Beautiful Love (full track, on "Explorations", 1961)
Bill Evans: Beautiful Love (head and piano solo only, on "Explorations", 1961)
Bill Evans: Very Early (full track, on "The Complete Bill Evans on Verve", 1967)
Bill Evans: Very Early (piano solo only, on "The Complete Bill Evans on Verve", 1967)


anomaliebeats: Improv #1 (2018)
7notemode: Blue Monk (2018)
Wynton Kelly: Softly as in a Morning Sunrise (Kelly Blue, 1959)


AUDIO FOR JAZZ LISTENING WORKSHEETS
Wynton Kelly Keep It Moving (5:16)


LOOPS FOR JAMMING
Roy Hargrove Strasbourg Saint Denis (extended vamp) (5:16)


SCALE RELATED
Scale Play-a-Long: C Major Scale (1 octave, qn=xxx)
Scale Play-a-Long: C Major Scale (2 octaves, qn=xxx)


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)


PERSONAL RECORDINGS:
01/14/2019: New Tune 1


TRANSCRIPTIONS (Rhythms/Notes):
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03a (swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03b (swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03c (swinging)
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)


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)


TUNES (Current)
John Coltrane, et. al.: I Hear A Rhapsody (Lush Life, 1958)
Red Garland, piano (solo): I Hear A Rhapsody (Lush Life, 1958)
Bill Evans, piano: I Hear A Rhapsody (Jim Hall, "Undercurrent", 1962)
Bobby Timmons, piano: I Hear A Rhapsody (Art Blakey, "Impulse", 1961)
Jackie McLean, et. al.: I Hear A Rhapsody ("Action, Action Action", 1961)
Mulgrew Miller, piano, et. al.:I Hear A Rhapsody (live with Ira Coleman - Bass, Mark Johnson - Drums)
Chick Corea, piano, et. al.: I Hear A Rhapsody (with Niels Hanning Orsted Pedersen - Bass, Jorge Rossy - Drums)


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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