Here is an awesome Freddie Hubbard trumpet transcription of him playing over the changes of Birdlike. Freddie uses a lot of bebop scale combinations to make the Jazz solo flow really well. When I heard this trumpet solo for the first time a while ago I really fell in love with it.
Special thanks to Lagro for transcribing the Freddie Hubbard trumpet solo and making it available for everyone online to see.
I hope you enjoy listening to this Freddie Hubbard solo and pick up a few Jazz licks from it as well.
Here’s a Jazz lick that I took from a Kenny Dorham solo on “Donna Lee”. I like to
play over 2-5-1s or on two bars of a dominant chord that leads to the one (like on the
bridge of rhythm changes).
Here is a sample played of the Jazz lick played over Donna Lee:
How to memorize this Jazz lick in 12 keys:
The Jazz lick starts on the fifth of the minor chord and goes down the minor triad to the tonic. From there, it goes down a half step and encloses the third of the dominant chord. In the second bar, the lick starts on the fifth of the tri-tone of the minor chord (as I like to think a minor chord that’s a half step above the dominant chord) and goes down the triad all the way back to the fifth. The last two beats of the second bar is just enclosing the fifth of the one chord.
It’s a little tricky to get the sound in your ear at first, but it’s a fun lick to play!
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