Print and download west coast blues sheet music in pdf. This is not the main solo, but what wes plays during the piano solo and then, after the final head chorus. The solo changes are different than the changes for the melody, and so thats something to be aware of on this tune. One of wes montgomerys signature tunes, west coast blues, is a captivating take on the blues form. Wes solo on west coast blues from the incredible jazz guitar album thumbs up if you like it and thanks for watching to download the file please subscribe to this channel and email me at. Whip blues radio bringing you the best in chicago, delta. Wes montgomery jazz guitar transcription west coast blues.
Montgomery usually embellishes the basic blues progression through the application of secondary dominants and dominant preparation chords as typified in this blues. Montgomerys bestknown tunes, the triplemeter west coast blues. For the past ten years, mark hummel has brought together some of the worlds finest blues harmonica players to perform under one roof. Transcription d natural blues, wes montgomery, 1960 on vimeo.
Identification and analysis of wes montgomerys solo phrases used in. Identification and analysis of wes montgomerys solo. Check out west coast blues live by wynton kelly trio, wes montgomery on amazon music. November 17, 2015 weve loved bringing you this event as much as we hope youve enjoyed it.
West coast blues is a stellar meeting of west coast tenor sax great harold land, trumpeter joe gordon, and guitarist wes montgomery, with the east coast savvy of pianist barry harris, bassist sam jones, and drummer louis hayes. I have always enjoyed reading and looking at the transcriptions in downbeat magazine over the years. See all 3 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. West coast blues live by wynton kelly trio, wes montgomery on. West coast blues tab by wes montgomery guitare solo. Various artists essential west coast blues various. Lickbyneck is an interactive guitar learning software.
The second half side, if listening on record begins with a rousing rendition of one of. Wes montgomery west coast blues pdf in description duration. Wes montgomery west coast blues tab ultimateguitar. Scott miller, jul 27, 2014 scott miller, jul 27, 2014. Tracks 6 to 10 recorded in london, england, on march 25, 1965. Soon, the rest of the band joins in and takes us to a tenor 1 solo written provided and trumpet. West coast blues by blind blake introduction page 1. The west coast blues n roots festival the music lovers festival. After the intro, the melody is taken by the lead tenor and trumpets.
This collection starts from the earliest days, and includes all johnnys chart hits. West coast blues guitar masterclass by randy johnston. Tracks 11 to 14 recorded in hamburg, germany, on april 30, 1965. Wes montgomery jazz improvisation 1980s japanese west coast blues june in january twisted blues i wish i knew im just a lucky so and so somethin like bags besame mucho days of wine and roses canadian sunset fried pies for heavens sake watch what happens wind song georgia on my mind the other mans grass. The incredible jazz guitar of wes montgomery wes montgomery. Prize details are as follows, 1 winner will receive 1 double pass to west coast blues n roots in fremantle park on sunday, 29 march 2015. Transcription of wes montgomerys solo on d natural blues, from the incredible jazz guitar of wes montgomery, 1960. It displays an onscreen animated guitar fretboard, allowing user to learn the guitar visually. East coast love affair intro kurt rosenwinkel reflections pdf. West coast blues wes montgomery solo african american. The west coast blues is a type of blues influenced by jazz and jump blues, with strong pianodominated sounds and jazzy guitar solos, which originated from texas blues players who relocated to california in the 1940s. Drawing on classic blues elements, west coast blues is constructed in a way that is both unique and a joy to listen to this three part lesson series will take a look at improvising over this classic tune using wes montgomery licks although youll be using west coast blues as a vehicle for. Wes montgomerys west coast blues for guitar one of wes montgomery s signature tunes, west coast blues, is a captivating take on the blues form. This tune first appeared on montgomerys 1960 album, the incredible jazz guitar of wes montgomery.
I have compiled a collection of 26 solos featuring jazz greats herbie hancock, booker little, max roach, grant green, stan getz, slide hampton, thelonious monk, jackie mclean, cuong vu, clifford brown, roy haynes, woody shaw, sonny rollins, jon. This tune first appeared on wes 1960 album, the incredible jazz guitar of wes montgomery. D natural blues sheet music wes montgomery guitar tab. Wes montgomery artist transcriptions for guitar, transcriptions by fred sokolow. This is only the melody or, in jazz slang, or lead, so it doesnt include any of the solos found on the record. Wes solo on west coast blues from the incredible jazz guitar album thumbs up if you like it and thanks for watching to download the file. Drawing on classic blues elements, west coast blues is constructed in a way that is both unique and a joy to listen to. West coast blues wes montgomery the incredible jazz guitar of wes montgomery this is one of my favorite jazz songs. The music is as wellplayed and swinging as one would expect from this superior bop group. If you liked this post you may also be interested in a transcription of wes montgomery unit 7 solo, or a lead sheet to wess tune west coast blues. West coast blues guitar masterclass mikes master classes.
In west coast blues the chords employed during the statement of the theme are significantly altered in the solo section ex. The thesis reports on an analysis of montgomerys 4 single note choruses of west coast blues, covering the three categories of harmonic elements, melody, and rhythmic diversions. West coast blues jazz classics, jazz ensemble big band. The bebop scales are frequently used in jazz, and deservedly got their name from their extensive use in the bebop era 1940s60s by such jazz musicians as charlie christian, wes montgomery, charlie parker and dizzie gillespie, to name a few. After 12 years of delivering was premier bluesfest event wcbr is moving on and forging the way into new territory, announcing its biggest.
The west coast bluesnroots festival fremantle park sunday, march 28, 2010. Turnaround from verse into feelgood section feelgood section page 4. Whip blues radio brings you the best in chicago, delta, piedmont, texas, west coast and indie blues on the worldwide whip radio network. Essential west coast blues various import various artists artist format. Above is a terrific example of the dominant bebop scale key of bb being played. D natural blues wes montgomery transcription duration. The wes montgomery jazz waltz works perfectly for big band. Recorded in may of 1960 in san francisco while harris, jones, and hayes were in town with cannonball adderly, this. Download and print d natural blues sheet music for guitar tablature by wes montgomery. I first learned it when i was trying to get my tritone substitutions into my playing but you can hear wess take on it on the incredible jazz guitar of wes montgomery. Wes montgomery west coast blues pdf in description. Harold land, louis hayes, wes montgomery, barry harris. Kicking it off, its time for norcal to represent, with the original west coast blues, sk blues, from saunders king.
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