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In A Sentimental Mood

Michael Brecker Harmonic Ideas - Live In Tokyo 1986


Transcribed by Evan Samuels
Ex. 1

b
1:54 D7 D7(b9)
nb
& b # J n # b n J
A minor triad
Rubato D altered scale
Ex. 2
E7 A7 D^
2:09
n b n b n A flat altered scale
b n n b b b
& b b
E flat minor 9 arpeggio
C major triad
nn b
Ex. 3
2:22 D^ B7
n n# # n E7

& b b n n # n b n n b
n n
n
G major triad with #4 (C#)
F major Triad
n
n
A7 n n nb

A minor 1-2-3-5 arpeggio


& b n n #
n
u 3

2:52
Ex. 4
n #
A7 #
b # # # #
& ## r


b
A major triad with #4 (d#)
Ex. 5

b
3:09 G(7)

# b n b # b
& b J n n b b
G harmonic minor scale with passing flat 5

b n b b n b n b n b
Ex. 6


nD7
3:23 A7
n n #nnb b n
&b
A minor pentatonic scale D altered scale with chromatics

E flat minor 9 sound

& b # n n n b # n n b n
b # n

# n b

Ex. 7

b b
2 3:37
bC7 b nb b nb
b nb b nn b n
C altered scale

b b b b n b
&b n J
3 D flat minor 6/9 3 3 3 3
Minor 3rds with chromatics
Ex. 8
b b
D flat minor 6/9

n b b n b
3:54 C7

&b b b b b b b #
b b b b n
C altered scale

b b n b #b b b #b b #b b #b
# n n n n
&b


b b n b b n b n b b b b
b n nb nb nb b
&b nb
nb
3
E flat triad C triad C altered scale with chromatics

& b n b b n b b b b n b b