Jazz Improv, Vol. 7, No. 3, Stanley Clarke, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)

Jazz Improv, Vol. 7, No. 3, Stanley Clarke, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)


Wayne Bergeron, "Maynard & Waynard"

Wilson "Chembo" Corniel, "Rejuvinate"

Larry Ham, "The Big Balloon"

Lee Tomboulian & Circo, "The Highway"

Judi Silvano, "Bougainvillea"

Carli Munoz, "Portrait of Mia"

Eric Nemeyer, "The Real World (Take 2)"

Rob Fried, "Cuba Duba Do"

Pamela Luss, "Your Eyes"

Dave Frank, "Spirit of The Burn"

Dave Frank, "Afternoon in Nahant"

Kate McGarry, "The Targe (Miracles Like These)

Shawn Glyde, "The Odd Temple"



Stanley Clarke, by Eric Nemeyer 


Michel Camilo, Don Friedman, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Tommy Igoe, Bob James, Billy Kilson, Bob Magnusson, Christian McBride, Don Miller, Danilo Perez, Patrick Pfeiffer, Rufus Reid, Harvie S Avery Sharpe, Steve Smith, Matt Wilson and Master Bass-maker Ned Steinberger. 


The Real World: The Louis Armstrong House by Todd Coolman

The Poetry of Improvisation by Sue Terry

Exchange Place: A Column For and about Singers by Sandy Sasso

Aleardo Buzzi: Renaissance Man by Ira Gitler

Elements of Jazz: Connecting the Sounds in Your Head with the Notes on Your Instruments by Greg Fishman

Piano Perspectives #15 by Rick Helzer 


Beginning Piano Improvisation by Scott Ballin

Action Figures by Joe McCarthy 

Transcribed Solos: 

on “You Stepped Out Of A Dream” - Composed by Nacio Herb Brown & Gus Kahn. 

Dexter Gordon, Tenor sax solo, From the CD A Swingin’ Affair (Blue Note), Rec. 1962. Transcribed by John Alexander

3 Bass Clef

8 Bb Instruments

13 C Instruments

18 Eb Instruments 

Lee Konitz, Alto Sax solo, From the CD More Live - Lee (Milestone). Transcribed by Raleigh Dailey

23 Bass Clef

26 Bb Instruments

29 C Instruments

32 Eb Instruments 

Antonio Hart, Alto sax solo, From the CD Crunchin’ by Wallace Roney (Muse Records) Transcribed by John Alexander. Recorded 1993

35 Bass Clef

38 Bb Instruments

41 C Instruments

44 Eb Instruments 

Wallace Roney, Trumpet solo, From the CD Crunchin’ by Wallace Roney (Muse Records) Transcribed by John Alexander. Recorded 1993

47 Bass Clef

50 Bb Instruments

53 C Instruments

56 Eb Instruments 

Sonny Rollins, Tenor sax solo, From the CD Sonny Rollins Volume 2 (Blue Note), Rec. April 14, 1957. Transcribed by Rick Helzer

59 Bass Clef

62 C Instruments

65 Bb Instruments

68 Eb Instruments 

Grant Green, guitar solo, From the CD Standards (Blue Note), Rec. August 29, 1961. Transcribed by Ethan Gutzeit

71 Bass Clef

75 Bb Instruments

80 C Instruments

84 Eb Instruments 

Jimmy Knepper, trombone solo, From the CD Swinging Introduction (Bethlehem), Rec. 1958. Transcribed by Ethan Gutzeit

89 Bass Clef

91 Bb Instruments

93 Eb Instruments

95 C Instruments


The Big Balloon, Composed by Larry Ham (www.larryham.com)

Eliza, Composed by Chris Chalfant (www.chrischalfant.com)

Lead Sheets: 

“You Stepped Out Of A Dream” 

Exercises Scales Patterns: 

(based on possible chord changes for soloing “You Stepped Out Of A Dream”)

INTERVALS - THIRDS - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Inst.

CHORD ARPEGGIOS - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Instruments

SCALES - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Inst.

BLUES SCALES - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Inst.

EMBELLISHED TRIADS - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Inst.

CD Reviews: 

John Abercrombie, The Third Quartet

Carl Allen, Rodney Whitaker, Get Ready

Ben Aronov & Jay Leonhart, Alone Together

Mike Arroyo, My Jazzy Mood

Roni Ben-Hur, Keepin’ It Open 

Michel Camilo, Spirit Of The Moment

Bill Charlap Trio, Live at the Village Vanguard

Steve Clarke, Can U Hear Me Now

John Coltrane, Traneing In

Chembo Corniel, For The Rest Of Your Life

James L. Dean Big Band, Swingin’ At The Whiskey Café

Dwayne Dolphin, Ming

Paquito D’Rivera, Funk Tango

East Coast Standards Time, Impressions

Mark Egan, As We Speak

Kurt Elling, Nightmoves

Steve Elmer, I Used To Be Anonymous

Wayne Escoffery, Veneration

Robin Eubanks + Eb3 Live, Vol. 1

Christian Finger, Merge Into Beauty

Frank Foster, Well Water

Dave Frank, Ballads & Burners

Sly Geralds, New York’s My Home

Shawn Glyde, Alternate Rhythm

Marcus Goldhaber, The Moment After

Jeff Golub, Grand Central

Jon Gordon, The Things You Are

Onaje Allan Gumbs, Sack Full Of Dreams

Larry Ham, Carousel

Roy Haynes, Whereas

Fred Hersch, Night & The Music

Honolulu Jazz Quartet, Tenacity

Lauren Hooker, Right Where I Belong

Bob James, Angels Of Shanghai

Carlos Jimenez, El Flautista

Russ Kassoff, Somewhere

Steve Kuhn, Live at Birdland

Lake/Tchicai/Osgood/Westergaard Jerry Leake, The Turning: Percussion Expansions

Brad Leali, Jazz Orchestramaria Juanez

Alex Levina, Reason For Being Alone

Josephine Livoti, Bright Moments

Pamela Luss, Your Eyes

Steve Marcus Project Nora McCarthy & Jorge Sylvester, A Small Dream In Red

Kate McGarry, The Target

Marc Rosen And Sweet Thunder Jazztet, Monsoon

Carli Munoz Trio, Live at Carli’s Vol.2

Mystery Feet, Upstream

Scott Neumann, Osage County

The Out To Lunch Quintet, Live at The Artist’s Quarter

Teddy Pantelas, It Makes Me Glad

Oscar Peterson, Perfect Peterson: The Best Of The Pablo And Telarc Recordings

Quarteto Brasil, Bossa Nova Delicado

Fred Randolph, New Day

Katy Roberts, Quintetlive at Twins And More

Jerome Sabbagh, Pogo

Daniela Schachter, i Colori Del Mare

Mark Sherman, Family First

Judi Silvano, Women’s Work

Zoot Sims, Zoot Suite

Skerik’s Syncopated Taint, Septethusky

Ed Spargo, Playroom

Spyro Gyra, Good To Go-Go

Fred Taylor, Processional 

Billy Valentine, Travelin’ Light

Sachal Vasandani, Eyes Wide Open

Frank Vignola, Vignola Plays Gershwin

Bennie Wallace, Disorder at the Border

Bob Wylde, Trioi Remember

Rachel Z. & Dept., of Good And Evil

Pablo Ziegler, Tango & All That Jazz 

Book/DVD Reviews: 

DVD: Egilsson, Perdersen, Darling, Live in Vienna (MVD Visual)

DVD: Tommy Igoe, Groove Essentials (Hudson Music)

DVD: Scott Lee, Qi Gong for Musicians

DVD: Oscar Peterson Trio: The Berlin Concert (Inakustik / MVD Visual)

BOOK: Shawn Glyde’s Drummin’ 4/4 Fun! Series

Book Four: Advanced Meters, By Shawn Glyde (Self Published)

Product Reviews: 

Sax Mouthpiece Evaluation, by John Alexander

P. Mauriat System 76 Alto and Tenor Saxophones

JodyJazz DV NY Mouthpiece 

Forza Thumb Rest

Earthworks QTC40 Omni Microphone


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