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Miles Davis Jazz trumpet solo transcription over Freddie the Freeloader 2

Posted on January 25, 2015 by Sweets

I wanted to write about this Miles Davis Jazz trumpet solo over Freddie the Freeloader Jazz standard because of how simple Miles Davis keeps the solo. Miles never goes crazy with it and he makes really good use of space (silence) in his trumpet solo. A lot of times in today’s Jazz music musicians tend […] Read the rest of this entry…

Roy Hargrove trumpet solo transcription on Strasbourg St. Denis 2

Posted on January 30, 2014 by Greg London

This trumpet solo was performed live by Roy Hargrove. I love this Jazz trumpet solo so much because Hargrove does such a great job of building the solo up from calm to crazy. Lots of good Jazz licks in this trumpet solo. The name of the band is the Roy Hargrove Quintet and was performed […] Read the rest of this entry…

Nicholas Payton trumpet solo on Woody N’ You 1

Posted on May 19, 2010 by Greg London

Here’s a really nice trumpet solo of Nicholas Payton on Woody N’ You. He performed this awesome Jazz trumpet solo with The Airmen of Note. I really like how Nicholas Payton makes great use of space and only does a few crazy lines with the majority of his trumpet solo being quite melodic.

Wynton Marsalis soloing with Lincoln Center 1

Posted on August 22, 2009 by Sweets

Here’s a nice Jazz trumpet solo by Wynton Marsalis on trumpet with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. There are some very nice Jazz licks that are used in this trumpet solo. It is also just a very enjoyable Jazz trumpet solo all together. I don’t know the name of this tune, if anyone could help […] Read the rest of this entry…

Jon Faddis trumpet solo on Donna Lee 3

Posted on July 26, 2009 by Sweets

You’re going to love this Jon Faddis Jazz trumpet solo on Donna Lee. If you want to get right to the Jon Faddis trumpet solo, skip ahead on the video to 1:40 . I’m not saying the sax player isn’t worth listening to, I’m just trying to save some of your time as these are […] Read the rest of this entry…

Wynton Marsalis trumpet solo on Caravan

Posted on July 05, 2009 by Sweets

Wynton Marsalis takes a really expressive trumpet solo over Caravan after doing a good interpretation of the head using a cup mute. This Jazz trumpet solo of Wynton Marsalis took place back in 1988. It’s a live trumpet solo which makes it even cooler. Wynton Marsalis also uses a little bit of circular breathing in […] Read the rest of this entry…

Roy Hargrove trumpet solo over blues rhythm changes 4

Posted on June 07, 2009 by Sweets

Here is a nice Jazz trumpet solo I found of Roy Hargrove taking a ride over some basic rhythm changes. I like this Jazz trumpet solo because Roy Hargrove nails all the changes and he makes use of good space throughout the trumpet solo. The name of the tune is apparently Da Costa De La […] Read the rest of this entry…

Ryan Kisor trumpet solo on Cherokee 2

Posted on May 11, 2009 by Sweets

I wanted to let you know about a really fast Jazz trumpet solo of Ryan Kisor on the tune Cherokee from his album entitled Kisor. It’s a really good CD, definitely take a look at it. I don’t know what tempo Ryan Kisor took Cherokee at though. Ryan Kisor starts Cherokee off soloing right away, […] Read the rest of this entry…



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