Jazz Transcribing Lessons

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Each lesson is then viewed on its own dedicated page with additional written text clearly explaining the lesson objectives, review items for focused practice, and recommendations for other lessons related to that particular subject. Plus you will also be able to download helpful learning materials like PDF sheet music and/or MP3 play-along recordings (when applicable) which are created by Darren as a visual/aural enhancement for easier and faster comprehension for that specific lesson topic. Click to View Sample PDF


Screen Shot 2016-03-21 at 8.51.47 PMIntro to Transcribing: Why, What, How

Screen Shot 2016-03-21 at 8.51.47 PMMiles Davis “Freddie Freeloader”
Transcribing & Arranging Horn Parts from “Josie” by Steely Dan
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Screen Shot 2016-03-21 at 8.51.47 PMCarl Fontana “A Beautiful Friendship”

Screen Shot 2016-03-21 at 8.51.47 PMJ.J. Johnson “Satin Doll”

Screen Shot 2016-03-21 at 8.51.47 PMFrank Rosolino “Stardust”