Posts Categorized: Transcriptions

Round Midnight as played by Richie Beirach


A few years ago, I decided to transcribe this track in order to find out what Richie Beirach was doing with the harmony of Round Midnight. I find Monk’s tunes to be highly robust and adaptable, and it was fascinating to hear a take on one of his most frequently played tunes which played hard… Read more »

In A Sentimental Mood as played by Hank Jones

Hank Jones

Hank Jones is one of my favourite pianists to study and transcribe. He has such mastery over a vast array of harmonic language, that you can find fantastic examples of so many different sounds in his playing. His performance of In A Sentimental Mood (from the album: Solo 1976 A Tribute to Duke Ellington) exemplifies… Read more »