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Pepper and a Mulligan transcriptions added

I’d like to thank Jorge Retamoza for sharing two new transcriptions to the repository. Two very different solos but both from two great baritonists.

First is a Gerry Mulligan solo from what I always thought was one of Gerry Mulligan’s more interesting albums. Its called “Close Your Eyes and Listen” and its from a collaborative album Mulligan made in the 70’s with Argentinian Tango master, Astor Piazzolla. The music is beautiful and the arrangements are excellent. There is some tinge of unfortunate 70’s era percussion and sounds but overall I think the album is beautiful and Mulligan’s lyrical playing worked really well with Piazzolla’s tango.

pepperThe second solo is a Pepper Adams solo. Its the title track from his album, “Urban Dreams”. Not much to add here other than its great to have another classic Pepper solo in the mix. Urban Dreams is one of the later recordings he made as a leader.

Head on over to the Transcriptions page and check them out.

New Transcriptions!

3 new Pepper Adams transcriptions have been posted, “Down Tempo”, “Soulful Kiddy”, and “Sudwest Funk”. We also have our very first Scott Robinson solo, on the “Remembering” movement of Bob Brookmeyer’s Celebration suite – originally written for Gerry Mulligan. Head over to the Transcription page to check all of these out!

A big thank you to Ryan Middagh for sending these transcriptions over.