Friday, September 28, 2012
Charlie Parker Transcription - Little Willie Leaps
Just finished another Charlie Parker transcription. This one is of Charlie Parker playing Tenor Saxophone on Little Willie Leaps, a tune based on All God's Chillun' Got Rhythm. I was interested to find that Parker, while a great improvisor, still used many of the same phrases over repeated progressions on the tune. It just goes to show that even the best improvisors don't mind working some stuff out beforehand.
Here is the transcription: