For this lesson, I have prepared a solo chord melody arrangement of saxophonist Benny Golson’s “Killer Joe”. And I’m dedicating it to the memory of my 3 favorite Jazz Joe’s: Joe Henderson, Joe Diorio and Joe Pass!
In case you’re not familiar with this standard, it features a bluesy 2 chord vamp over the A and C sections over a driving walking bass line. Originally written in 1954, what was truly ahead of its time is the bridge’s unique harmony! So grab a cup of Joe and check it out. (lol)
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The “Killer Joe” lesson files, can be downloaded for $8.50. The download includes the following files: PDF with both regular notation and TAB of the arrangement (does NOT include improvised solo), MP3, a Band in a Box file, as well as a Midi file so you can practice using the free downloadable notation app: “Muse Score”.
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