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Playing Melodically

Part 3: Stickings and Interpretations

by Peter Erskine
Jun 28, 2017

Playing Melodically - Part 2: Freddie Hubbard’s Solo on “Make It Good”

Last month we took a jazz melody, Charlie Parker’s “Billie’s Bounce,” and implied its melodic rhythm on the snare. This month we’ll phrase trumpet great Freddie Hubbard’s solo on “Make It Good” from the 1967 Duke Pearson album The Right…

Peter Erskine
May 31, 2017