The Herbie Hancock Collection (Artist Transcriptions. Piano) [Herbie Hancock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. (Artist Transcriptions). This one is from Herbie’s classic Maiden Voyage album. The piece is constructed of rubato head and jazz waltz solo section. The Eb-7/F (F. This isn’t the flashiest Herbie I’ve heard (compared to his solo on “No More Blues” Labels: #ttmusic Blue Note Herbie Hancock Transcriptions.

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Jazz Transcriptions

Ideally I’d spend time looking at the rhythm section too in fact, I’ve transcribed Sly completely including the bass and drums but most of the time it’s yranscriptions the Rhodes I examine. I know he had a prototyp MKV 88 in his studio too Keep it up, I am waiting for Spank-a-Lee.

I’ve got a very busy period coming up but I’ll try my hardest to keep the videos flowing. In the ’80s article, he seemed to be talking about a particular Rhodes he’d had for a while, and didn’t dispute the interviewer’s assertion that it was a prototype.

Even though the notes were written out for me There might have been a Rhodes in the back but he didn’t play it. hancoci

Transcriptions: “Solitude” – As Played By Herbie Hancock and Dave Holland | Open Music Library

Print Topic Switch to Threaded Mode. I’m not saying there’s nothing to learn from transcriptions, but you’d be much better off working on technique, understanding harmony, and developing your own voice. Since I used mixers, I used EV speakers. It is interesting to observe the relationship between instrument maker and the development of music. Herbie Hancock exact, note-for-note transcriptions on Rhodes [ Herbei You are not logged in.


Learning someone else’s solo note for note defeats the whole idea of jazz, which should be a spontaneous dialogue between the players. Their inner experience of a “rhythmic bed” is much more hidden or covert.

If only they still manufactured square hammer tips Vince is perhaps the best ensemble drummer I’ve transcritions seen. Honestly, Herbie looked like a kids having a great time throughout the concert.

That is the plane that Herbie operates on. The key to all Herbie solos or any other legendary jazz pianist, for that matter is that not only do you have to find the notes, you have to nail the feel and the dynamics, the phrasing too. Obviously I aspire to having the ability and command of music that Herbie does so that I could view things on a much more general plane – rhythmically, harmonically etc.

Herbie Hancock – Jazz Piano School

Having to transcribe Charlie Parker solos was a scarry thought for a 19 year old kid. Thanks, Tom Originally Posted By: People go on about the model ‘E’ hire Rhodes being one of the greatest ever examples but in my opinion, the Rhodes sound from Herbie’s mid 70’s albums is the greatest ever recorded Rhodes sound. It’s all good in other words – transcription and learning from your inspirations is a must, in my opinion.


And listening to Master’s play, speaks to me Thank you for this. Rhythm is greatly understudied in my opinion. The rhythm is critical They played much hwncock his earlier fusion stuff, ie Chameleon, Watermelon Man, but that mostly consisted of quoting the head then going off into wonderful solos and ensemble playing loosely based on the melody.

If I was to transcribe something like ‘Actual Proof’ however; that one took several days I’m pretty sure just from the sound and also from live recordings video and audio throughout the 70’s that Herbie had at least a number of different Rhodes pianos through the years. Who knows where the main touring Rhodes es?

I think studying classical and then applying the interval training really helps. I’m gradually trying to transcribe all of Herbie’s back-catalogue from that era Paul Harrison Senior Member Registered: