The Greatest Jazz Saxophone Blues Motifs #4 ala Dexter Gordon
This blues motif was transcribed from Dexter Gordon's solo on The Blues Walk. This tune is often associated with jazz trumpeter, Clifford Brown, although Dexter credits Sonny Stitt with the composition entitled, Loose Walk. As one of the true great jazz tenor saxophonists, Dexter is known for his...
The Greatest Jazz Saxophone Blues Motifs #2 ala Stanley Turrentine
This jazz saxophone blues motif is taken from Stanley Turrentine's solo on Back at the Chicken Shack with legendary jazz organist, Jimmy Smith. Learn about some of the special effects that Turrentine uses to get his classic jazz tenor saxophone style and sound as we break the lick down into compo...
The Greatest Jazz Saxophone Blues Motifs #3 ala Sonny Stitt
This blues motif was transcribed from a Sonny Stitt solo on a tune called Blues Greasy. Stitt was one of the greatest jazz saxophonists of all time and this killer blues lick is a personal favorite of mine. Learn how he constructs the line and works with the rhythm and time as part of his persona...
The Greatest Jazz Saxophone Blues Motifs #5 ala Lester Young
This one is taken from Lester Young's 1946 recording of Jumpin' With Symphony Sid- 1:39
The Greatest Jazz Saxophone Blues Motifs #6 ala Buddy Tate
This Blues motif was taken from Buddy Tate's tenor saxophone solo on a tune called No Kiddin'. You'll find it on YouTube on the album called Tate's Date. Buddy Tate, one of the famed Texas Tenors, is probably best know for his work with Count Basie, but I particularly enjoyed listening to recordi...