Art Blakey · Lee Morgan · Wes Montgomery

Moanin’ – Lee Morgan’s solo (alternate take)

Following up from my transcription of Wes’ solo on the alternate take of Moanin’ I thought it’d be good idea to post another transcription of a lesser known solo on these changes. This is Lee Morgan’s solo on the alternate take of Moanin’, issued with some of the latest re-releases of the album on CD. The reason… Continue reading Moanin’ – Lee Morgan’s solo (alternate take)

John Scofield · Medeski, Martin and Wood

Louis the Shoplifter – Billy Martin (Medeski, Martin & Wood)

Taking a quick break from the straight-ahead stuff I’ve put up recently I’m going back briefly to funk for a bit. This one is from the 2015 album ‘Juice’ by Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood and penned by Billy Martin, the drummer. Like a lot of the tunes on this album its fairly simple (this… Continue reading Louis the Shoplifter – Billy Martin (Medeski, Martin & Wood)


Moanin’ – Wes Montgomery’s solo (alternate take)

I’ve seen transcriptions of Wes’ solo on the issued take but none of the alternate take which comes as a bonus track with some of the re-releases of the Portrait of Wes album. So I thought I’d transcribe the alternate solo as it is just as good as the original one. There’s plenty of great… Continue reading Moanin’ – Wes Montgomery’s solo (alternate take)