Blue bossa bass solo pdf

Many great players have covered this tune including. Kenny dorham blue bossa sheet music piano solo in c. Blue bossa as recorded by emily remler transcribed by monte moore music by kenny dorham cm9 x x fm9 8 fr. Print and download blue bossa sheet music by kenny dorham arranged for piano. Tauscher julian world free sheet music pdf, midi, mp3. Kenny dorham blue bossa sheet music notes, chords piano.

Blue bossa is a 16bar tune and is in the key of c minor. Learn jim stinnetts bass line and how to move over the changes. Blue bossa soloing with arppeggios jazz guitar lesson. Blue bossa is a tune that, like autumn leaves, is comprised mainly of ii v i progressions in either a minor or a major key. In this case, the two keys are not relative major and minor keys. How to play blue bossa on guitar jamie holroyd guitar. Blue bossa is a 16 bar bossa nova jazz standard, written by trumpeter kenny dorham. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time i comment. If you ask me what my favorite jazz solo all time is, i will, without any hesitation, answer blue bossa by dexter. Sep 10, 2010 blue bossa is a 16 bar bossa nova jazz standard, written by trumpeter kenny dorham. Tauscher julian interpreter germany about the artist im actually an electrical engineer so im doing this as a semi professional. Starting with classical piano only i tried to switch to jazzblues etc.

Blue bossa sheet music download free in pdf or midi. More than 470 free transcriptions for bass and other instruments on basslessons. This lesson contains a bb blues jazz guitar walking bass transcription with tabs and improvisation. Jun 06, 2018 in this lesson i teach you 6 concepts to apply when soloing over blue bossa. A very famous jazz standard, tabbed for your enjoyment. Nov 26, 2015 blue bossa soloing with arppeggios jazz guitar lesson with tabs. Blue bossa tab by joe pass solo songsterr tabs with rhythm.

This important standard is 75% in the key of c minor, but modulates to a iivi in db. In this lesson i will be teaching you how to play blue bossa on guitar. In jazz music, the bass usually plays the root on beat one of every chord change. In this lesson i teach you 6 concepts to apply when soloing over blue bossa. Similar to my take on using ballads to begin walking through changes, i look at the bossa nova as a way to get your fingers moving around the fretboard while. Download or print kenny dorham blue bossa sheet music notes, chords in minutes. I play the piano since im 7 yo, so for 21 years now. Apr 27, 2017 in this 3rd video of the triad pair system series each chord of blue bossa is assigned a triad pair, at first in broken down with analysis and comment then later the tune is played in real. Bossa bassline during the chord study you will notice that the thumb plays bass notes on 1 and 3 of each bar, mostly the root note but sometimes the 5th or a.

Blue bossa is a popular standard by the great jazz trumpet player kenny dorham. From the funkiest bass grooves to the most lyrical bass solos, from the 50s up until 2020. Em7b5 em7b5 cm7 cm 1 1 e7b9 dm7 dm7 dm7 dm9 dm7 db7 bm7 db7 bbmaj7 1 dm7 35. In fact the melody of blue bossa is comprised of a number of melodic sequences, not to recognize and use that both rhythmically and melodically is a handicap to developing the solo. Trumpet 1,trumpet 2 horn,tenor sax piano fretless bass, drumset. This video performance includes a special slowed down section for ease of learning the fingerings and hand shapes. As the world gets closer together, having a working knowledge of latin bass playing will increasingly be a prerequisite for any professional, improving bassist. Only has the lead sheet exactly as kenny originally wrote it. See new and popular dexter gordon songs, uploaded by musescore users, connect with a community of musicians who love to write and play music.

The conference brought middle and high school teachers from all over idaho to the college of southern idaho for three days of seminars and workshops. Blue bossa is one of the first standards that many jazz guitarists learn, mainly because the progression is a great workout for playing over both major and minor iivis, but even the seasoned jazz guitarist still enjoys a blow over the classic standard i have tried to write this lesson so that both the beginner and. Blue bossa easy jazz guitar lesson by achim kohl youtube. Print and download in pdf or midi blue bossa dexter gordon. But the same approach can be employed as is used in autumn leaves. Only exception is the last bar, where all of the notes are quarters. This book contains the main afrolatin styles of bass playing as well as sections on latin jazz bass.

To prepare you for the next time this jazz standard is called at a jam session, lets explore a singlenote solo and a comping etude. The original version can be found on the best of kenny dorham blue note years blue note. Blue bossa guitar tab by joe pass with free online tab player. Triad pair jazz improvisational system part 3 blue. Pat martino blue bossa solo page 1 guitar lessons, jazz guitar. Blue bossa jazz guitar solo achim kohl product no dl09 content. Blue bossa, bob mintzer, bop boy, tenor saxophone, transcription about steve steve neff has been playing and teaching saxophone and jazz improvisation around the new england area for the last 30 years. It is also one of the first latin tunes that many jazz musicians encounter. Blue bossa is a jazz standard composed by kenny dorham, and appeared on many albums ever.

May 25, 2010 blue bossa is a popular standard by the great jazz trumpet player kenny dorham. Barney kessel, charlie byrd and herb ellis 11071982 world of jazz duration. When using the groove on the song it is always possible to use a 5th as a lower note for the bass except when the root is on the 6th string. Upright and electric bassist, jared plane presents a double bass improvisation of the popular jazz standard, blue bossa. How to play blue bossa on bass guitar easy jazz basslines. Kenny dorhams relaxed latin classic is a must for all jazz programs. Here are the chords and the scales you can use to solo over the chord changes. On these parts, you use the aeolian aka natural minor scale. I have dexs solo from ill remember april from this album memorized. Mark has retained elements of the original version using a small group alto, tenor, trumpet and trombone on the opening statement, then the saxes playing the important secondary theme.

To the casual listener there is certainly a lot of repetition in most latin bass lines. In this 3rd video of the triad pair system series each chord of blue bossa is assigned a triad pair, at first in broken down with analysis and comment then later the tune is played in real. Bluesjazz guitar walking bass and improvisation with tabs. Triad pair jazz improvisational system part 3 blue bossa. Dexter gordons solo on blue bossa from biting the apple tenor saxophone transcribed by dustin mollick on august 16th, 2009 7 11 15 19 23 27 31 d g e7b5 a7b9 d f bb7 eb 3 3 e7b5 3 a7b9 3 d d g e7b5 a7b9 d f bb7 eb e7b5 a7b9 3 d3. This book is designed to help you learn to play this passionate and beautiful music. Dexs blue bossa solo this is my second favorite dex album, behind our man in paris.

The advanced arrangement uses the bossa nova bass ostinato, with the four way close similar to locked hands technique in the right hand. Now listen again to blue bossa and see if you can identify the bass notes as each chord changes. In this lesson ill present a set of arpeggios, some exercises, target notes and strategies for making solos where you can hear the harmony in the improvisation. Transcription of dexter gordons solo on blue bossa biting the apple. Knowledge of the melody is vital in developing a good solo. Blue bossa double bass improvisation may 2, 2015 youtube. If youd like to support me you can do so at this link. Tenor saxophone dexter gordons solo on blue bossa from. Best transcriptions sharepoint, interactive exercises to enhance musical expression, technique and creativity. Dotted quarter eighth dotted quarter eighth on the bars with 4 notes. Download kenny dorham blue bossa sheet music notes, chords. Blue bossa is one of those songs every jazz player plays. Bossa nova guitar patterns 1 blue bossa jens larsen.

Avaliable transcriptions, transcriptions sharepoint. You can also use the c minor pentatonic scale or the c minor blues scale here. In our catalog, you can find dexter gordon sheet music for piano, drums, flute, saxophone, trumpet, guitar and almost any other instrument. Pat martino, joe pass, george benson, kenny burrell and a great duo version by bobby mcferrin and. Blue bossa is a great way to start improvising following the harmony because its a well known tune that is not too difficult. A fantastic jazz guitar solo by achim kohl with a chorus in octaves in the style of wes montgomery, as youve seen on youtube. Dexter gordon sheet music free download in pdf or midi on. Blue bossa soloing with arppeggios jazz guitar lesson with tabs. Blue bossa is one of those tunes every jazz lover is going to play, so its good to have a few ideas and concepts under your belt to get through the tune convincingly. In both cases i just repeat the root as a bass note. It is one of the first tunes that many jazz musicians learn. It is part of the source material, along with arpeggios, scales and modes, phrasing, etc.

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