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Take The "A" Train

Ray Nance's trumpet solo from the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival

                 
D E
 44    
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    
E A D E A
   
              
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  3

    E   
           
D
          
 
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
E
     A      D

D

      
      
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                          
G

     
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3 3

                       
E   E A
      
  
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3  3
(tritone substitution)

    
E
     
D
25
            
3

  
E
  
                    
A D
 
 
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3 3 3

This transcription © 2012 by Jeff Helgesen (jeff.helgesen@gmail.com / jeffhelgesen.blogspot.com)


     

Modulation (lead trumpet)
   

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      
F A
     
  
 

           
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  3
3
(Saxophone cue)

            
G  
C  F G C
              
3


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3
  

  
F A
     
 
 

           
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  3
3
(Saxophone cue)

    
G C F F
         
 
       
  

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            

B

     
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3 3

    
G G C
  
          
      
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      A   
 
F

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       
3

 
G C    F G C 

              
    
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2
This transcription © 2012 by Jeff Helgesen (jeff.helgesen@gmail.com / jeffhelgesen.blogspot.com)
F       
  A
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   
                
3 3
 
G C F G C

 
              
h.v.
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F
   A
77
                   
        3

F
G C
 
                    
3


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

   
Tag


85

3
This transcription © 2012 by Jeff Helgesen (jeff.helgesen@gmail.com / jeffhelgesen.blogspot.com)