Jazz Improv, Vol. 3, No. 3, Clifford Brown, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)

Jazz Improv, Vol. 3, No. 3, Clifford Brown, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)


Clifford Brown & Max Roach, “Parisian Thoroughfare” 

Billy Taylor, “Transformation” 

Los Hombres Calientes, “Foforo Fo Firi” 

Tony Monaco, “Blues for T” 

Mike Longo & NY State of the Art Jazz Ensemble, “Wee” 

Berklee College of Music (features the Lage Lund Quintet, “Shapes and Sounds” 

Clifford Brown, “Daahoud” 

Michael Brecker, “I Can See Your Dreams” 

Frank Glover, “Steps/What Was” 

Eric Nemeyer, “Like Someone In Love” 

Randy Brecker, “Never Tell Her U Love Her” 

Ralph Morgan, “Daily News Blues” 

Clifford Brown, “Flossie Lou” 

Play-Along Track, “Laura” 


Jazz Improv’s Directory of Jazz Schools & Educators 


Able Bodied - An Interview with Hal Galper, taken by Don Glasgo

Celebrating TLC - An Interview with Terri Lyne Carrington, taken by Bill Donaldson

Fighting For The 'Bone - An Interview With Robin Eubanks, taken by Bill Donaldson

The Spirit He Brings - An Interview with Lewis Nash, taken by Eric Nemeyer

Healthy Living - An Interview With Jimmy Owens, taken by Eric Nemeyer

Keeping Brownie's Memory Alive - An Interview with LaRue Brown Watson, taken by Eric Nemeyer

Remembering Clifford, An Interview with Don Schlitten, by John Barrett 


Real Words About Jazz: The Measure of Greatness by Brian Torff

Collected Wisdom: Local Culture by Don Glasgo

Perspective: Can't We All Get Along? by Mel Martin

Practicing Under Duress, by Paul Combs

Jazz Improvisation: It's About Ears, by Todd Coolman

Giant Steps Progression and Cycle Diagrams, by Dan Adler

Latin: 21st Century Musicians Guide To Latin Music, Part 7, by Richie Zellon

Reharmonization of Daahoud, by Jim Josselyn

Reharmonization of Daahoud, (Chord Voicings) 

Melody: Shapes

Patterns: Melodic Ideas As Employed By Clifford Brown

Patterns: Melodic Ideas

Style: Elements of Clifford Brown's Improvisational Approach

Blues: Substitute Chords

Perspective: Selfishness 

Book Excerpts: 

Clifford Brown - The Life and Art of The Legendary Jazz Trumpeter, by Nick Catalano, Chapter 7 - “European High Jinks” 

Transcribed Solos: 

Daahoud, Clifford Brown, Trumpet Solo

Daahoud, Harold Land, Tenor Sax Solo

Parisian Thoroughfare, Bud Powell, Piano Solo

Parisian Thoroughfare, Harold Land, Tenor Sax Solo

Parisian Thoroughfare, Clifford Brown, Trumpet Solo

Parisian Thoroughfare, Ritchie Powell, Piano Solo 


Parisian Thorough Fare, Composed by Bud Powell

Daahoud, Composed by Clifford Brown

Flossie Lou, Composed by Tadd Dameron

Laura, Composed by Johnny Mercer and David Raksin 


Analysis: Daahoud, Composed by Clifford Brown

Analysis: Parisian Thorough Fare, Composed by Bud Powell 

Exercises Scales Patterns: 

Scales: Laura

Chords: Permutations of Chord Tones

Intervals: 4ths (Laura) 

Chord Arpeggios: Flossie Lou 

Patterns: Laura 

CD Reviews: 

Aardvaark Jazz Orchestra, The Seeker

Armstrong, Louis, Satch Plays Fats

Baker, Chet, Live At The Renaissance II

Bowman, Chris, First Love

Bridgewater, Dee Dee, Live At Yoshi's, Verve

Charlap, Bill, Written In The Stars, Blue Note

Cohen, Avishai, Colors, Stretch

Corea, Chick, Past, Present and Futures,Stretch Records

Cowan, Astrid, Summit, Astron Records

Crawford, Hank, Low Flame, High Heat, Label M

Daniels, Eddie, Swing Low, Sweet Clarinet, Shanachie

Davis, Miles, Big Fun, Columbia

Dorsey, Leon Lee, Song Of Songs

Fields, Brandon, Fields and Strings, PRC

Freeman, Phill, Time To Get Ready For Love

Friedman, Don, Match Point, TR

Fyore, Cyndra, Steam Heat

Gillespie, Dizzy, Dizzy For President, Knit 

Gorrill, Liz, For The Beauty of The Earth

Grant, Darrell, Smokin Java'

Griffin, Johnnie & Steve Grossman, Dreyfus

Griggs, Steve, Jones For Elvin,Hip City

Gryce, Tommy, Our Day Will Come

Helmbrecht, Carla, Be Cool, Be Kind, Heart Records

Horn, Shirley, You’re My Thrill, Verve

Hubbard, Freddie, Jimmy Heath, Live At Left Bank, Label M

International All Stars Plays Benny Goodman, Nagel-Heyer

Jarrett, Keith, Whisper Not, ECM

Jensen, Brent & Dave Peck

Josselyn, Jim, Brazilian Sunflower

Kleinhaut, Mark, Secrets of Three, Invisible Music

Land, Harold, Promised Land, Audiophoric

Lewis, Vince, Red House

Liebman, David, The Elements: Water

Marano, Nancy, Sure Thing

Marie, Rene, How Can I Keep From Singing, MaxJazz

Martinez, Jim, Doxology

Masakowski, Steve, For Joe, Compass

Meurkens, Hendrick, In A Sentimental Mood, A-Records

Michel, Carl, Playon Records

Monaco, Tony, Burnin' Grooves, Summit

Morgan, Ralph, Daily News Blues

Munro, Doug, Blueness

Musillami, Michael, Groove Teacher

Parris, Rebecca, My Foolish Heart, Koch

Payne, Cecil, Chic-Boom, Delmark

Piccolo, Greg, Homage, Emit Doog

Politzer, Kerry, Yearning, CAP

Popkin, Lenny, Lifeline Records

Potter, Chris, Gratitude, Verve

Price, Ritchee, Last Song of The Night

Quint-Essential, Flying Weasel

Robinett, Henry, Uncommon Prayer

Rosenwinkel, Kurt, The Next Step, Verve

Ruffins, Kermit, 1533 St. Philips St., Basin St. Records

Sandke, Randy, Rediscovered Louis & Bix, Nagel-Heyer

Sciubba, Sabina, You Don't Know What Love Is, NAIM

Sharp Five, Intersect

Smith, Jimmy, Dot Com Blues, Blue Thumb

Smith, Keely, Sings Sinatra, Concord

Sofferman, Brooke, Modesty's Odyssey

Spiegl, Steve Big Band, Enigma

Taylor, Billy, Urban Griot

Tucker, Sue, Meant For You

Vitro, Roseanna, Conviction, A-Records

Watson, Bobby, Red Records

White, Carla, The Sweetest Sounds, DIW

Williams, M.J., I Can Hear Your Heart

Wolff, Michael, Impure Thoughts

Yahel, Sam, Searchin', Naxos

Z, Rachel, On The Milky Way Express, Tone Center Records

Book/DVD Reviews: 

Living The Jazz Life, by W. Royal Stokes, Oxford University Press

Jazz Talking, by Max Jones, DaCapo Press

Jazz Styles, by Mark C. Gridley

Ahmad Jamal Collection - Solo Transcriptions

Chromatic Approach To Jazz Harmony & Melody, by Dave Liebman

Modern Method for Piano Bossa Nova, by Wilson Curia

Billy Strayhorn - American Master

Five Guitars Play Mingus

Just Jazz Real Book, Just Standards Real Book

Drum Standards

Music of Bob Mintzer, Miles Osland

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