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Tenor Sax

Confirmation
225 bpm

# c
&

# n #
J

b - n - # n #


J
#

11

transcribed by
Charles McNeal

Michael Breckers' solo from the


Chick Corea CD "Three Quartets"

n
J
J

-
b
n
# .

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# n # n # #

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J
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15

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28

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b

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3
3

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32

36

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J

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b n

38

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41

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45

b n n b b b

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3

b
n

b n b b b
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n

J J

49

53

# # J J #
J

J
J

57

-2-

# n
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61

# # # n b

64

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68

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72

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94

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112

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3

118

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n b b
r
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n b

&

121

*approximation-------------------------*

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124

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n b

b b
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133

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137

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141

145

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& n

150

b b

153

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b

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b b
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158

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163

n b
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167

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171

b # n # n n # n

# n b b b n b b n #

173

3
# n b n b
n b
5

176

-6-

# n

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b n
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&
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179

b b b
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n
3

182

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186

b b

b b
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+
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191

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b n #

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206

-7-

# n b
b

b b b n n
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& J
r
n # + n b
b b b
b n #

n b
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J J
J

210

214

218

b n #

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222

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226

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238

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245

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# # n #
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252

Chord Changes

# m7(b5) B 7+ 9

# c
&

F

Em

A7

Dm

258

A 7+4

264

#
270

#
276

#
282

#
288

Am

D7

Bm

E7

Am

()

# m7 b5

G7

B 7+ 9

C7

Em

A7

Bm

E7

Dm

G7

C7

D7

Dm

G7

b7

Am

D7

C7

Bm

E7

Fm

()

# m7 b 5

B 7+9

Em

A7

Dm

G7

Am

D7

-9-

Michael Brecker Transcriptions

Tenor Sax.

Doctor Sax

Tenor solo by Michael Brecker


From the michael franks Album "the camera never lies" (1987)

b b

&

b # n A # #

Solotranscription Louis Gerrits may 2005

b n # # # n b
b

n
#
# n # n
N

&

&

&

36

. # . . - - .

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.
#
R

M. Franks

16

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R
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&
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39
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&
43

&

47

- b - - - - - -

b - - - - HT -
()

b HT HT n r .
. . . . . . b J .
J

&

49

louis gerrits 2005

HT

- - .

() . .
b HT n

2 Tenor Sax.

&

52

&

57

&
o o
64

doctor sax

b
3

o ht j

b
J

b ht # j n

b o


b .
&
kk
68
3
3
3
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#
#

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&
R
R
78

- - - .
.
. . . - -

.
#

R
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&
R

81

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85

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87

&

89

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- - .

b . .

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b
ht ht

b b .

b
R

ht
3

# b

.
n b b
#
b b . () b n

# # b .
J
&
doctor sax

Tenor Sax.

91

&

93

& b b

94

&

N b

b b
#
3

.
b n

aa
b n N #
b

-
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95

. . .

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.R

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o b

&

3
107
#

#
&

110

&

112

- .

j
#

b b
b
.
b

)
( ( )
3

o o o o b
3

b
b
&
b n b
115
&

116

doctor sax

4 Tenor Sax.

&

117

# n # a #
n # n n
b # # #
#( ) n

b n #
n b
o
b

#
n

&

118

&

119

&

121

&

124

&

125

&

b #

()

# j
b
J

( )

o o o o # # n # # n b o . n o

~#~ ~~~~ ~#~ ~~


~
~
~
~
~
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~

o
o
o o o o o o b
Freak out at the pitch of these notes

.
b - -

&

126

129

- b - . - . .

Split Tone

3
- b - . -

- - - - .

j
b n # n b ht ht

# n
&

132

doctor sax

b
. .

&
Tenor Sax.

134

&

136

&

137

&

138

&

o # o o o o

o # o
3

140

o
b b
# n # # n #

# o n o o #

139

&

o n b b o

o o n b n # n
# #

. . . J
J J

Tenor Sax

180 bpm

Gregory Is Here
Michael Brecker's solo from the Horace Silver
CD "In Pursuit Of The 27th Man"

# 7+4

# #
#

. # .
c

&
#
C

Dm

# 7+4

. b n
# #

J J

# # . b n b
n

Dm

transcribed by
Charles McNeal

b n
3

D 7+4

b n

12

B .

Dm

E 7 ( 9)

b

b

G 7+9

Am

b b b n b b b
J

Dm

# 7+4

. # . .

b n b b b n b n


J
3

15

Dm

19

b b

b n

# 7+4

# #

# # #

Dm


. b n

22

&

25

E 7 ( 9)

m
7+4
.

A
D

#

b

J
J

G 7(# 9)

C
b


b n b b .

# n
J

J
Dm

29

b
b

Fm

33

b7

E
# n #
b
b b
#

b7

b . b 3

J
b b n b b n b b n b b n

Cm

Fm

36

Dm

G7

# 7+4

3
# # # # # # # n # #. # # n # #

39

# - -
Dm

43

# # n # n

# n

# 7+4

Dm
.
#

# n # n
#. # n #
J
J

E 7(b 9)
46

50

# # .

b. b

b n
J

Am
D7 4
Dm

#
#
b .

J
J
+

-2-

# #
# n # n
# #
n # n #

&

G7

54

56

# 7+4

. . # n

-3-

Bb Tenor Sax

As played by Mike Brecker


on Mike Nock's In Out And Around
Transciption by rick margitza

HADRIAN'S WALL
#

b n b
4

&4
3

b b # n

&
3

j
#

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b 3 b b j
5

J
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&
b
3
3
3
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#
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J
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3

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5

&

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b n b # n
b
&
3

b
3

&

.

3

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3
3
b

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b
3

&
3
b
b
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)
b
&
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3
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b

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3

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J
3

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3

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&

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b

b b b b
# n b n

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&
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b


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b
&

& b ( )
b

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6

# #

3
3
3

# # 3 3

# 3
&

Michael Brecker Transcriptions

Tenor Sax. B

I Want To Be Happy
DJ

&

DJ

j b . J b
& c k

.
b
k

A7

D- b

D6

V. Youmans

A7
b #
# b b # .

Solotranscription Louis Gerrits december 2004

A7

j b . J b b b
b n b b b b

b
n b
k
#

o A 7 o n o o
b


#
b

# # b
D

&

Tenor solo by Michael Brecker


From the Don Grolnick Album "Weaver of Dreams" (1990)

7
D6
o b # A # n
# n # #
# #
&

13

& n
17
#

&

21

&

25

DJ

b . b

# n .

B7

.
J

& j #

29

b
E

A7

C7

- b -

A7

b b b b
n b
J

b
#

GJ

D6

# #

A7

B #
E
A7

b #
#

Louis Gerrits 2004

DJ

&

33

. # -
E

#
D

() # #

A7

I Want To Be HAppy

A7

D6

b

#

b
b
&

37

A7

DJ

# n b # b
#

b #
&
()
()

40

&

43

A7

N
N N b
N
# #
b
A7

# #
&

46

F j
#

&

53

b b
b
J

D6

# J #
#
D

# #

&

49

B7

GJ

C7
o

A
#
n b b
#
b

#
n
7

E
b b b b

b b
b # n # #

b
&

57

DJ

A7

A7

& # #
3

60

&

63

D6

DJ

&

I Want To Be HAppy

b b

A7

o # b

A7

A7
D6
B
E
A7
b

#
# b b b b #

&

65

69

DJ

#
#
&

73
E

A7

A7

( )

D6

n # # #


#
& # #

77

A
# n # # n # #
N
&

80

83

&

86

C7
F

()
b
#
#

GJ

&

B7 b
3

DJ

b b
n

b.

bA.7
J
E

b b

b # n n #
#

&
#

89

A7

&

92

# . #B
.
J
J
&

95

D6

# #
E

A7

I Want To Be HAppy

# #. # .
J
J

DJ

# .

A7

# #
# .

Tenor Sax

Just The Way You Are

135 bpm

b m6

Michael Brecker's solo from the "Diana Krall"


CD "Live in Paris"

. .

&b c
F

Dm

/F

r r r

F7

bm

b # n
b
b j
Cm

# G7 # n

F
.
b J J

14

18

G m/C

22

.
J
F/A

F/A

Am/D

Dm

bm

G m/C

VOCALS

F
Dm

10

F7

+
b

# n

transcribed by
Charles McNeal

b b b b

m
7
m
~ D F B # n B b
b
J
b
b J

25

F/A

&b
b

B m

F7

b
F/A b r n
A m/D
# n n

n
J
J
b

29

.
#
G m/C


b
3

J J r b r
b
J J b j .

Dm

40

44

Dm

F7

bm

F/A
3

Fade Out

-2-

J
J

G7

F

#
J

32

36

b b #
.
n

#
n
Cm

r
b

n r b r n b r
J
B

Michael Brecker Transcriptions

Tenor Sax. B

letter to N.Y.

Tenor solo by Michael Brecker


From the yun fukamchi Album "onthe move" (1987)

&b c

. . . . . .

. . . . . .

&b

16

&b

14

y. fukamachi

. . . . . .

Solotranscription Louis Gerrits 1990

. . . . . .

. b
j
b - - n - - .
#

J J J ( ) ( )

r
#

b. .
() ()

&b

33

..
b.

A - . . . . . . . . . . . n - - # - - - . . - - - - . . .

( ) ( ) J
J
&b
() b -
J
&b

36

39

b . - . - . .

&b ( )

48

51

. . .

-3 - - - -
b.

J

3

b ( )
()
J
. R
( )

n b b
b

#
J
~

&b

Louis gerrits 2005

Tenor Sax.

&b

54

16

Michael Brecker Solo - Letter to New York

J
( )

3
3
b
. . R
b


&b

76

&b

# o o o o
3

78

o o o o o o o n
&b

79

. n - .
. > >
. .
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.

n
( ) # # n . b . .
&b
()

80

&b

.
.

. . b

83

b
&b

86

&b

87

# b

+envelope filter

b b

J
J
&

89

12

Michael Brecker Solo - Letter to New York

. . . . . . . . . . .

&b

Tenor Sax.

. .
.

.
b

.
.
b b

. . . .
.
n

J
b
&

92

&

94

97

J
.
Clean

b
n b n b
&b .

100

b . . . . . . o o o o o o
J

Envelope Filter

&b

b b
n b b
o o o o o o o o b . - . . R
J J
&b

102

105

b b b b b

&b

108

&b .

Clean

110

&b

112

. . b .

# b n n b n

# N

b b
# n b # n

&b

Michael Brecker Solo - Letter to New York

Tenor Sax.

113

Envelope Filter

b
b () b b

b ( ) ( )
&b

115

b
&

118

Michael Brecker Transcriptions

Tenor Sax. B

Maxine

Tenor solo by Michael Brecker


From the donald fagen Album "the nightfly" (1982)

& 98 . . J

o .

. . b .
J J
& J

&

12

&

15

&

. b b .
.

Solotranscription Louis Gerrits august 2005

. .

. .

.
. . .

20

b b
.
j b

. .
b b .
J b
j
#

n. . . . . .

. # n

. . ( ). .

. .b . . .

. .

# n b #

. n #

d.fagen

. . .
( )

. . .
b

. b. . b.
.
.

.
.
. .
j n b
#

.
.
J
b( )
&
( J)

25

&

b #. n. b. .
.

29

& #

32

n .

. . .

N N #
4

Louis Gerrits 2004

##

. . #. . ~
. ~~ .

Nothing Personal

tenor sax solo as performed by Michael Brecker


MCA/Impulse Records 1986
trans. Joel Moore

A -7

&c

chorus 1

#.
&
J
D7

&

.
J

A -7

&

F7

n b.
J

E7

j
.

#.
J

b
J

&

b.
J

.
J

3
# #

G7

b7

# b

b # n b b # b b n

& J b #
3

A -7 chorus 2

#
.
#

.

& .
A -7

b # n # n b b
b

&

b
b

# #.
b n
&
#
D7

A -7

# n 3

& . J .
3

G7


J
G

b7

Nothing Personal

F7

7
2 b b b E
b b b
b # b n
&

A -7

&
chorus 3
A -7

&

# #
n
# J .

# n
J

&

.
J

+ b #
J
J
J

b b b

b b b b
b
&
D7

+ + +
+
+

A -7

b7
+
+
+
+
7
+
+
G
G

+
# n b # n b b b b n

&

F7

&

b b
b

E7

# n b n b n # # b b b n n b # b

A -7

&

A -7

&

chorus 4

. b .

3
w

n
3

nothing personal

b b b # b n n b #
# b

b b b
&
# # n # n # # n # n

&
D7

A -7

&

# n # #
F7

b
# b
&

b #

----

&

b7



#
G7

E7

b b
b

b b

actual rhythm is 8:3


A -7 -----------------------------------------

3
+ b + + + b + + +

rhythmic approx.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

&

+ b + + + + b + + +

rhythmic approx.
---------------------------------------------

&

A -7 chorus 5
+
+
+
+
b . +

. + + # + n + + + b # b
#

J
&
# b n b b D 7
b # n b # b #

&

nothing personal

A -7

w
3

&
3

G7

b7

&

&

3
3

F7

b .
E7

J
j b #
b b

A -7

#
J j
A -7

& #

.
J
J J .

Michael Brecker Transcriptions

Tenor Sax. B

oleo

sonny rollins

Tenor solo by Michael Brecker


From dvd 128 "Jazz At The Gateway" Edinburgh, Scotland UK 1983

b
& c b

b b b

.
b

.
b

J b
()
J

.
.
& b b( J) ( J) b b J . ( J) b b

&

b b

11

. #
J

Solotranscription Louis Gerrits


september 2005

- b -
b b b J
J

N b # #
b
b

#( )

b n

# n
( )
&
()

15

&

20

b b.

b b b #
#

b n
. j

.
b

#
J J
&
( )
()

24

.
()

. # .
.
. b . b . . -3 # b # b
# b b

J
& J #

29

b
# b b b n b # b( ) N # n b
&

34

louis gerrits 2005

&

38

&

43

mike brecker solo - oleo

b # b b n n # # . n
()

# n

()

b b

J
&
#( )

48

# #.
. b

J b b #
&

53

b b
&

.
57

. .
j

b.
J

b
J b b

b n b

b #

b b b b b
N
&

62

&

66

~~~ ~~~~~ w

#
b

&

71

b b b

b . b #

# b

# n b n

# # # n n n

b
& b b # b n
3

76

&

80

&

b b b
.
b b

85

&

mike brecker solo - oleo

b # #

b n b

b
#

b . # . # .
b # b n

J
J

b b b b n

()

90

.
b b b n n N ~~~
J
()
&

94

&

98

&
b
103

. o b o b b o
J

b b

N
3


b
b
b

.
N

b b b
# n b n
&
J
()

108

&

112

&

116

b b
b N
#

.
b b b b

# b n
# #
3

&

120

b
b n
#

mike brecker solo - oleo

&

125

&

130

&

134

. b

o b o o b b

b .

b o b o o b o o n

o # o b # # # b # n # b b

# #

b n #

j

&

138

# n b b b
b b
b # . n j
&

142

&

146

&

151

&

156

#. b
J

o o
.
b

# o

J
b b b

.
# o # o o # n b

b b

b # #

b b b

o
b

b b

&

b o

o b b o o b b o o o b b o o
b o
N
b
mike brecker solo - oleo

b o b o b b .
b N b b b n b
J
b b b
&

161

166

b b b
b

b
b N b b b
& b b #

170

&

174

&

178

# n b n b

182

o.

&
187

o b o .
b
J
&
b
191

196

b
J

b n b b b # n # n
# N # # n b b

( )

&

&

b.
J

b.

.
o b b

b n

o b o

J
# j

N b

b b

&

b # n b . b
b .
J
J

mike brecker solo - oleo

b o b o b o b b
# n b n

&

201

206

&

210

&

214

# # b b b b b

b #

# b b
#
# N
3

# b N

&

218

b. j
&
b

223

. b
J

b n

( )

()

o o o # o

b o n b # n # b
. # # n # #
&
()
3
228
b o o b b
b

& b b

232

b
b

# # b
# b n b # b # n n

&

()
236

&

b
.
3

. b o
b
J

&

240

# #

mike brecker solo - oleo

b j

245

b b

# #
3

. b b b #

# b
J
&

249

b
b n b b

&
3

253

&

257

&

263

&

268

()

# j

b b
3

b # n b b

&

276

o
o
b

# o # # o o
# n b n

b b
b


()

&

272

N b o o

# o # o # o #
#

o b

# # n
#

mike brecker solo - oleo

# # n # n
b

&

280

&

284

&

o N

(1)

o b o o

o b o o n o b o o n o b

o b o o n o b o o o n o (1)
o

288

N o b o

o b o o

b
b
b

b
n

b b
&

293
o
b o b b b
b
b b
b

&
297

&

301

N b

#
J

& j #

305

b b b
J
&

309

&

313

b n

b
(1)

# n
J

# # #
3

b # n

b b

b n n #

b b
#
3

(1)

Michael Brecker Transcriptions

Tenor Sax. B
(+=lip bend f# down to E)

operator

Tenor solo by Michael Brecker


From the Manhattan Transfer Album "The Manhattan Transfer" (1975)

&

####

W. Spivery
Solotranscription Leif Wikfeldt

E7
A
E
n

n
n

n . J

# # # # n J J
J
&

#
F 7

# + + + n

A7
n E7
n

####
J J # n n
&

B7

A
E

# n n
n
####
J


&

14

Tenor Sax

Pools

transcribed by
Charles McNeal

Michael Brecker's solo from the


Elektra release "Steps Ahead"

&c

#
J

b . #
*start of solo

+ # j
#

# n # n # b
b b n

10

15


J J

# n # n b
# n
J

b n #
b b b

r
#

#
J
3

22

# # n # . n - -
#

#
b
b b .

+
3

# n #
#

19

26

# . #


J
b
J
~

+ # n + +

# n # # n # n b b b

b n #
&
J

30

#
# #

# # n +

33

# n

#
J

-----------Bass solo---------37

w
41

#
46

50

55

# .
J

-------Vibraphone solo------

J
3

-2-

3
#

#
n

. .

J
J

61

barely audible

b b
b b

&

66

- b b - - b

#
layback--------------------------


b b n # #

# n J J J
J
J

70 ------------


J
J

75

b -
J J

b 3

J J

layback---

3 b

------------

80

+ + + +
3

84

san
w ~~Gl~is ~~~
do

+ + + + +

.

3

87

. b

b b
# n n

92

95


b b
b b b
J

-3-

b n b b b
b

b b
b

b
& b b

99

b b
101

104

j

b b

b n

109

b j

+ # + n + + + # + n + + + # +

+ + + + b # n n # #
# n n n

113

b b b #
b
# n # b b b n

115

n n b

117

# b n b b
b

b
#
n
# b

119

-4-

. + + b . + .

+
b

J
&J

121

# n
b
J

126

+ # n + + + # +

b + b b n
b

129

132

136


b
b .
b
# n b

# n b
J

# n

# n #

141


.
J


# J
3

# + + +
#

# n # n #

#

# J J
3

143

146

-5-

.
.
# n
# > n # > n # > n # > n
J
#

&
J
3

150

. b
J

154

b b n b b b
b

158

b b
b
#

. J
J

r
b
J b -

b n

.
J

b

J
3

163

chord changes into bass solo


B13
4x's

E13

E13

& .. .. .. .
J
168
1. 2. 3.

B13

.
J

174

*sax solo
A m11

4.

B13

E 7+ 9

.. . |
J
J
1. 2. 3.

E 7+ 9

4.

D 7+ 9

G m11

E 7+ 9

A m11

.. ..
A m11

178

1. 2. 3.

7+ 9

4.

.. ..
G m11

184

G m11

*back to the top of sax solo changes

-6-

4. on cue

#
F 7+ 9

1. 2. 3.

B m11

# 7+ 9

& .. ..
G m11

190

4.

B m11

*on cue

E 7+ 9

1. 2. 3.

E 7+ 9

..
A m11

196

4.

D 7+ 9

G m11

202

-7-

A m11

Michael Brecker Transcriptions

Tenor Sax. B

Some Skunk Funk


Tenor solo as played by Michael Brecker
On The Brecker Brothers Album "The Brecker Bros" (1975)

Randy Brecker

b n #
b

& 8 b n b n c . b
^

(LD) *

&

. .

&

&

Solotranscription by Rob Sijben 2004

. . .
b LD * .

b b

b
J

b b - b -

^ - ^

b b b b b nn


&

13

&

()

16

~ ~ ~ b .

# # n .
b b # b n b
#

b # #
&

19

- # .
#

#
. b b
&

21

* LD = Lip Down
Louis Gerrits 2004

Some Skunk Funk

&

. b b b
R

# n
b

b
b b b

&

23

25

b n #

o b b
n

# # # # #
b
#

& #
#
27
& 87

29

& .

32

(GTr.)
-
b

j
# #
R c

78

(Trp)

b .
J
&

35

j j j j .

b
. . . .
b
k
(Trp)

b . . . - >

(Tenor Solo)
b . . .

b b

b b

b
&
b
38
{E|n|d| |S|o|l|o }
b

& b

40

"

Michael Brecker Transcriptions

Tenor Sax. B

Song For My Father


q 150

&c

&

Tenor solo as played by Michael Brecker


july 1977 at Montreux Jazz Festival Switzerland

F7

b7

D7

Horace Silver

Solotranscription by Louis Gerrits 2004

b # n b b

# b b
- .
b G

( )

6

b7
. b
E
D7

(# )
b b
b . ( )
J
# n b

&
#

3
( )

11

F7

.
&

15

&

20

. J

Finger as "G"

F7

. b - . b
. . b
.
Finger as "G"

b b n n
j

F7

b7

Finger as "G"

b n
#

b b
G7

n

# n
#

b ( ) b b
&
()
22
G
- .

b
b b
J

J

&
b
24
D7

F7

&

27

. o

o o b o b b3 b o

Louis Gerrits 2004

&

29

&

b7

b. . b b

#G

Song For My Father

D7

b b b b
n

b
n n

# n # # n b n n n b b n b b

b b -

b
b
n # # # # # # n # n #

&

31

33

&

35

F7

b7

. b 6

. b # b b b
.

o b
# n b b b b G
b

()

)
(

&
()
D7

38

.
.
# n n # n () ( ) ( ) b b b
()
()
&
7

40

G
n o
b # n n
3 b

b
&
()
()

43

&

F7

b7

D
b b n n # n b b n b n b # # # # n # n # n .

- . b
.
- .
.
.

J
J

b
&

45

47

Tenor Sax

Suspone
Rhythm Changes

&c

transcribed by
Charles MNeal

Michael Brecker's solo from his "Impuse"


Release "Don't Try This At Home"

235 bpm

# . n . J . b J # n # # # n

b # # # #
b

# n
# n

10

# #
14

# n # # # # n
. . #
#

# # n # #
J

# b n b b n b b n b n b n b b # #

J
3

b
b
b
J J

b b
b

18

n
#
# n # # # # # n # # n #
3

22

b n

26

b b n n b
3


b # n b

b # b b
b

& b # n #

30

b # n
# # n b

b b n b n


b b n
#

34

b b

37

# b n # n b n b n b b b b b n b

3

41

b n # n # #
n

44

47

# n #

b
b

# # # n # n # n n b b b

50

b b

53

# n b n b b
b
n

b #
J
J
3

-2-

b b

&

56

b b

b
b b b b n n

b n b b n b b n b

#
3

61

65

-3-

michael brecker transcriptions

Tenor Sax. B

triple play

tenor solo by michael brecker


from the hal galper album "redux '78" (1978)

b
b .
& 43 3

&

a( . )

h. galper

solotranscription Louis Gerrits june 2005

b n # . . # # n # n b #
#

#
.
()

( # )
3

# N

# #

# N
( )
# #


&
# #

10

& b # n
3

14

&

18

&

22

.
b

b b
b b N # # #

# # # b N

# #

b
3

N b
b b

N # #
# #

# a

b
b b
3

.
b

b( ) b # n #
.

#
& # ( )
()

26

b
b

N b
#

# ( )
&

31

louis gerrits 2005

b
J
3

# N b b

b b b . . . . . . . . . .

b
#
&
m. brecker solo - triple play (hal galper)

Tenor Sax.

36

. . . . . b - n .
.
.
.
.
.
b

b 4

J
&

41

#
b # b

b b b N
&

46

&

48

&

52

b # # n
# n #
3

# b n # #
# #


#
#

&
()

57

&

62

b b

j
n

#
#

#
#( )

- . - . #
b b .
J

b # # b
b b b b

b b b . b b . . b - . - - b b b b . b b b
b

o # o
o b o o
#

# #
#

&
3
3
3

66

b o o n # N #
#
& 3
# #.
70
3

Tenor Sax.

& .

73

& b #

j
#

n b
b
# b b b N

m. brecker solo - triple play (hal galper)

#
J
# # #
3

. . . . b . b -

.
b b
b

.
.

b
#
b

.
b

.
# b b

b (b )b
&

78

83

&

88

&

N #

b #
# b #

# b b # n

92

# # n n #

# n
#

&
#
( )( )

95

&

98

# n # # n # n

b b b
# n
J
b ( )

b # # n b # # b
. # #
.
#

b # #
J
& J
.

103

b
b

# b n
b b J
&

108

b b
3

.
b

J
JJ
3

b b

b b( )
&

Tenor Sax.

113

&

117

&

b b b b

b

# # #
#

# #

&

120

m. brecker solo - triple play (hal galper)

123

#
3

#
n

b b b b b

# n b b

# b

&
j

127

&

132

b
b

b

3

# # # # # #

# )
(
3

# n b b # #

#
&

136

b # n # N . . # # # # n b # #
#
&

140

<
#


b
&

145

j
#

# # ( ) # . . ( )( )

Tenor Sax.

&

151

&

158

&

m. brecker solo - triple play (hal galper)

. # #
#

# .
J

# o

o # # o o # # o o n o # o
3

o # o n b b
# n b


&

165

168

b # # N b b b b b b ) ( ) N ( b ) b b
(
& J
3

172

o o
o o

b b b
N b
b




&

177

# o # n # n b n # b b b # n # # # # n

&

182

&

185

&

190

b
# # # # #
J
3

j
#
#
J JJ J J
j
#

)
Tenor(Sax.

o b

b # # b

b

& J
m. brecker solo - triple play (hal galper)

b o o o b o o o b o o o

196

&

201

&

204

&

207

b o

o
o
o
o o # b o

# #

#
b

b #

o
o
# b # n # # b
b

b b

# b

&

# n b b
.

J
# #
#

&

210

213

&

b b

# n b b
j
#

b
#
# b

b o #
n b

N b b
#

b
&

217

222

&

225

b #
b
. #

b b
()
J J J
( )
j

m. brecker solo - triple play (hal galper)

b # b b

b b


()
& b b b b ( )
)
(
230

Tenor Sax.

& b ( b ) b n b

236

b b