Jazz Doc
Jazz Doc
 

Jazz Saxophone Artist, Physician, Surfer, Carpenter, Cannonball Adderley Historian and Collector

508 solos transcribed from 1955 through 1964!

 Yes, it's true. I redid the Charlie Parker Omnibook with incredible accuracy. Now I have to figure out what to do with it.



 

Sample Transcriptions:

Song Title
Artist
Date
Source
So What Cannonball Adderley August 7, 1959 Radio Recording of the 1959 Playboy Jazz Festival Play Audio
East of the Sun Eddie Daniels 1987 To Bird with Love (GRP GR-1034)
Corcovado take 8 Cannonball Adderley December 10, 1962 Cannonball's Bossa Nova (Riverside RLP-455)
Gone with the Wind Pete Christlieb circa 1980 I lost the tape. Recording no longer exists.
The Summer Knows Phil Woods January 14, 1974 Music du Bois (Muse-537)
There is no Greater Love Eddie Daniels July 11, 1977 Brief Encounters (Muse MR-5154)
Ko Ko Charlie Parker November 26, 1945 Charlie Parker (JSP Records JSP-915C)
Stardust Cannonball Adderley March 18, 1966 Money in the Pocket (Capitol Jazz 7243 4 77568 2 5)
Hot House Charlie Parker February 14, 1950 Complete Bird at Birdland 1950-51
Out of Nowhere Charlie Parker February 14, 1950 Complete Bird at Birdland 1950-51
Visa Charlie Parker February 14, 1950 Complete Bird at Birdland 1950-51

Equipment and software I use to transcribe:

  • PC tweaked for gaming
  • Studio quality headphones
  • Roland PC-200 MIDI keyboard controller
  • Transcribe!
  • Finale 2011
  • HP Color Laserjet CP5225
  • When I fly, I use a KORG nanoKEY with my laptop and BOSE noise-canceling headphones

 

LINKS:

Check out a transcription maniac Charles McNeal. A great source for solo transcriptions from a multitude of artists' solos.

There is a real good essay on transcribing on the Transcribe! software site.

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Cannonball Adderley Transcription Tally Table

CANNONBALL: 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
TOTAL SOLOS 58 26 41 82 53 58 53 66 37 26 10 38 11 14 28 17 10 40 41 36 31
TRANSCRIBED 58 26 41 82 53 58 53 66 37 26 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1
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