Author Archives: Quentin

Schubert Club Courtroom Concert

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December Update

Season’s greetings!
I just wanted to let you know about a couple of performances I have coming up. The first is on Thursday, December 22 at noon in Courtroom 317 in Landmark Center for a Schubert Club Courtroom Concert. I will be playing solo, which is not something I have done very often. This concert is free.
The second is on Thursday, December 29 at 9:00 pm at the Acadia Cafe. I will be playing with my trio (Ted Olsen, bass; Matt Buckner, drums). No cover.
Also, I am pleased to note that, after a successful scholarship audition in November, I will be moving to New York in January to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music!
Happy holidays!

Vince Guaraldi – O Tannenbaum

This transcription is of Vince Guaraldi‘s solo on “O Tannenbaum” from A Charlie Brown Christmas, which was released on Fantasy Records in 1965. Vince Guaraldi, piano; Fred Marshall, bass; Jerry Granelli, drums. AudioTranscription.

Geri Allen – Dolphy’s Dance

This transcription is of Geri Allen‘s solo on her tune “Dolphy’s Dance” from Etudes, which was released under Paul Motian’s name on Soul Note in 1988. Geri Allen, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Paul Motian, drums. Lead sheetTranscription.

More coming soon!

Brad Mehldau – Solar

This transcription is of Brad Mehldau‘s solo on the tune “Solar,” From Art of the Trio, Vol. 4: Back at the Vanguard, which was released on Warner Brothers in 1999. Brad Mehldau, piano; Larry Grenadier, bass; Jorge Rossy, drums. Oh, and in case anybody was wondering, the solo is 33 choruses long (for a total of 396 measures), and contains 2,360 notes. Transcription.

More coming soon!