Jazz Improv, Vol. 8, No. 3, Herbie Hancock, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)

Jazz Improv, Vol. 8, No. 3, Herbie Hancock, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)


Sumi Tonooka

1. Be The Dance (4:31) Comp. by Sumi Tonooka. www.sumitonooka.com. From the album Long Ago Today. Sumi Tonooka, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Bob Braye, drums.

Matt Criscuolo

2. Pensivity (7:43) Composed by Matt Criscuolo. From the album Melancholia. www.mattcriscuolo.com. Matt Criscuolo, alto sax; Larry Willis, piano; Billy Drummond, drums; Phil Bower, bass. 

Frost School of Music—University of Miami

3. All About The Sauce (4:32) Comp. by Scott Toutenberg. Denmaster Music. www.miami.edu. Frost School of Music, University of Miami Jazz Ensemble. 

Don Braden

4. Two Of A Kind (5:48) Composed by Don Braden. www.donbraden.com. From the album Gentle Storm (High Note). Don Braden, tenor sax, flute; George Colligan, piano; Joris Teepe, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums.

Jeremy Pelt

5. Phenix (5:38) Composed by Jeremy Pelt. Jeremy Pelt, trumpet; JD Allen, tenor sax; Danny Grissett, piano; Dwayne Burno, bass; Gerald Cleaver, drums. Track used by permission of MAXJAZZ. Sponsored by Yamaha. www.yamaha.com

Manhattan School of Music

6. Aboleo (5:00) Composed by Billy Norris. www.msmnyc.edu. Sam Ryder, tenor saxophone; Jonathan Barnes, trumpet; Craig Davis, piano; Billy Norris, bass; Will Clark, drums.

Greg Osby

7. Resilience (4:57) Composed by Greg Osby. From the album 9 Levels by Greg Osby. www.GregOsby.com. Greg Osby, alto, soprano sax; Sara Serpa, vocals; Nir Felder, guitar; Adam Birnbaum, piano; Joseph Lepore, bass; Hamir Atwal, drums. Sponsored by Monteverde Music. www.monteverdemusic.com

Judi Silvano

8. Cleome (6:25) Composed by Judi Silvano. From the album Cleome Live Takes. www.judisilvano.com. Judi Silvano, voice, alto flute; George Garzone, clarinet, soprano and tenor saxophones; Gerry Hemmingway, drums, background vocals; Michael Formanek, John Lindberg, bass.

Steve Hashimoto’s Mothra

9. Farewell To Manzanar (5:00) Composed by Steve Hashimoto. From the album Tradewind. Sponsored by Chicago Sessions. www.chicagosessions.com. Steven Hashimoto, electric bass; Neal Alger, electric guitar; Kathy Kelly, vibraphone; Dan Hesler, tenor, alto & soprano sax, Michael Levin, tenor & soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute; Heath Chappell, drums. 

Fred Taylor

10. My Response (5:24) Composed by Fred Taylor. www.FredTaylorMusic.com From the album Circling. Fred Taylor, drums; Bob Ackerman, alto saxophone, flute, clarinet; Rick Crane, double bass.

Rusty York

11. No. 7 Silhouette (5:00) 

Composed by Rusty York. From the album Thoughts Take Flight—A Love and Stress Compound; www.diaticrecords.com. Dusty York, tenor saxophone; Justin Durrie, bass; Russ Kleiner, drums. 

Jamey Aebersold Play-Along

12. Jimmy Smith Shuffle (5:35) Composed by Jamey Aebersold; From the album Jamey Aebersold, Volume 120 - Feelin’ Good! Sponsored by Aebersold Jazz. www.aebersold.com. Bobby Floyd, B-3 Organ; Dave Stryker, guitar; Jonathan Higgins, drums.

JodyJazz Video

13. The Music of George Garzone and The Triadic Chromatic Approach DVD. Sponsored by JodyJazz Inc. www.jodyjazz.com. George Garzone, tenor sax; Mike Mainieri, vibraphone; Frank Tiberi: tenor sax; Bob Gullotti, drums; John Lockwood, bass; Chris Crocco, guitar 


14. BONUS MUSIC SUPPLEMENT to Jazz Improv® Magazine Vol. 8, No. 3: E-book with 173 pages of songs, solo transcriptions, practice exercises, and a full big band arrangement, including score and parts.


Herbie Hancock 31


2009 Jazz Education Sourcebook 55

Annual Rhythm Section Directory 46

Piano, Bass, Drums, Vibes


Michael Abene 95

Bob Mintzer 105

Mark Weinstein 113

Harvey Mason 118

Dave Holland 126

Dena DeRose 132

Sumi Tonooka 136


The Real World 13   

Why Jazz by Todd Coolman

From The Bridge 16

The Sport Of Listening by Sue Terry

Browsing The Bins 18   

by Curtis Davenport

Textures 22

Notes On Writing and Jazz by Bob Gish

Apple Chorus 26

Estate Italiano By Ira Gitler

Exchange Place 143

by Sandy Sasso

Mind, Body & Spirit 207

by Eric Nemeyer


139 Enrico Pieranunzi: The Man, The Music and Beyond, by Gilbert Mathieu

149 Elements Of Jazz: The ABCs of Bebop Ornamentation, by Greg Fishman

155 Steps Along The Path: Making Your CD, by Dave Frank

157 Piano Perspectives: SATB + 1 Rootless Open Position Voicings, by Rick Helzer


148 “Pennies From Heaven” Analysis by Eric Nemeyer

149 Lead Sheet: “Pennies From Heaven”


162 Ken Hatfield: Etudes for Solo Guitar in 24 Keys 

The Best of Sher Music Company Real Books

Getting Your Improvising Into Shape, by David Becker

163 Jazz Saxophone Etudes:Volume 2, by Greg Fishman

The Serious Jazz Book II, by Barry Finnerty

The Art Of Playing With Brushes

164 Steve Smith Drum Legacy Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants


165 The Perfect Pitch Ear Training Course


All You Need Is Love



From The Publisher

Index To Advertisers


168 3D Ritmo de Vida, Que Siga La Rumba

Steve Allee, Dragonfly

169 Dre Barnes, Wandering Spirits

170 Jeff Barone

Don Braden, Gentle Storm

171 Brazilian Trio, Forests

Randy Brecker, Randy In Brasil

172 Mike Clark, Blueprints of Jazz, Volume 1

Jeff Coffin Mu’tet, Mutopia

173 Todd Coolman, Perfect Strangers

174 Miles Davis All-Stars featuring John Coltrane,

Broadcast Sessions 1958-59

175 Joey DeFrancesco, Joey D!

176 Denise Donatelli, What Lies Within

177 Amina Figarova, Above The Clouds

178 Five Play, What The World Needs Now

Chris Flory, For You

179 Al Foster, Love, Peace and Jazz

180 Laszlo Gardony, Dig Deep

Tori Gee, Getting Sentimental

181 Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, Act Your Age

Larry Gray, 1,2,3…

182 Jeff Hackworth, Where The Blues Begins

Larry Ham, Just Me, Just You

Billy Harper, Blueprints of Jazz, Vol. 2

183 Lisa Hearns, I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good

184 Nicole Henry, The Very Thought Of You

Conrad Herwig, The Latin Side of Wayne Shorter

185 Dave Holland, Pass It On

186 Dick Hyman, Thinking About Bix

Bujo Kevin Jones, LIVE!

Randy Klein, The Flowing

187 Steve Kroon, El Mas Alla (Beyond)

188 Ralph Lalama, Energy Fields

Joe LoCascio, Ghosts

189 Joe Lovano, Symphonica

Phil Markowitz, Catalysis

190 Veronica Martell, The Great City

191 Nora McCarthy, Circle Completing

Donny McCaslin, Recommended Tools

192 Kate McGarry, If Less Is More…Nothing Is


Drori Mondlak, Point In Time

193 James Moody, & Hank Jones, Our Delight

194 Michael Moore & Fred Hersch, This We Know

195 Bill Moring, Spaces In Time

New Jazz Composers Octet, The Turning Gate

196 Nuttree Quartet, Standards

Aaron Parks, Invisible Cinema

197 Bruno Råberg, Lifelines

Shaynee Rainbolt, Charmed Life: Shaynee Rainbolt

Sings Russell Garcia

198 Nelson Riddle, Cross Country Suite

199 Sonny Rollins, Road Shows, Vol. 1

Josh Roseman, New Constellations: Live In


200 Mark Sherman, Live At The Bird’s Eye

201 Judi Silvano, Cleome: Live Takes

4 Five VI, 3 Film Scores By Rolf Sturm

202 Fred Taylor, Circling

Tom Teasley, Painting Time

203 Sarah Vaughan with Woody Herman, On The

Radio: The 1963 Live Guard Sessions

Mark Weinstein, Lua e Sol

204 Dusty York, Thoughts Take Flight – A Love and Stress


205 Lori Bell, The Music of Djavan

Claudio Roditi, Brazilliance X 4

John Stein, En-Counter Point

206 Ravi Coltrane, Blending Times



Here’s what’s in the 200 page e-Book on the Enhanced Companion CD this issue of Jazz Improv


“Pennies From Heaven” - Composed by Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke. Tim Armacost,

Tenor Sax Solo, From the album Fire by Tim Armacost. Transcribed by Raleigh Dailey.

4 C Instruments

7 Bb Instruments

10 C Instruments

13 Bass Clef Instruments

“Pennies From Heaven” - Composed by Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke. Kenny

Barron, Piano Solo, From the album Fire by Tim Armacost. Transcribed by Raleigh Dailey.

16 C Instruments

20 Bb Instruments

24 C Instruments

28 Bass Clef Instruments

“Pennies From Heaven” - Composed by Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke. Paul Desmond, Alto Sax Solo, From the album Dave Brubeck At Carnegie Hall. Transcribed by Rick Helzer.

32 C Instruments

37 Bb Instruments

42 Eb Instruments

“Pennies From Heaven” - Composed by Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke. Ben Webster, Tenor Sax Solo, Transcribed by John Alexander.

47 C Instruments

49 Bb Instruments

51 Eb Instruments

53 Bass Clef Instruments

“Pennies From Heaven” - Composed by Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke. Lester Young, Tenor Sax Solo, Transcribed by John Alexander.

55 C Instruments

59 Bb Instruments

63 Eb Instruments

67 Bass Clef Instruments

“Pennies From Heaven” - Composed by Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke. Bob Brookmeyer, Trombone Solo, Transcribed by Adam Perlmutter.

71 C Instruments

72 Bb Instruments

73 Eb Instruments

74 Bass Clef Instruments

“Pennies From Heaven” - Composed by Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke. Al Cohn, Tenor Sax Solo, Transcribed by Adam Perlmutter.

75 C Instruments

77 Bb Instruments

79 Eb Instruments

81 Bass Clef Instruments

“Pennies From Heaven” - Composed by Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke. Harry Edison, Trumpet Solo, Transcribed by Adam Perlmutter.

83 C Instruments

85 Bb Instruments

87 Eb Instruments

89 Bass Clef Instruments

“Pennies From Heaven” - Composed by Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke. Hank Jones, Piano Solo, Transcribed by Adam Perlmutter.

91 C Instruments

92 Bb Instruments

93 Eb Instruments

94 Bass Clef Instruments


95 “Two Of A Kind” - Composed by Don



97 “Red and Blue” (Score) - Composed

by John Alexander

108 “Red and Blue” (Parts) - Composed by

John Alexander


158 SCALES - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Instruments

162 CHORD ARPEGGIOS - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Inst.

166 PATTERNS - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Inst.

170 INTERVALS - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef

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