Body & Soul: The Evolution of a Tenor Saxophone Standard
By Eric Allen
Transcriptions and Analysis of Solos by Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Michael Brecker, Chris Potter
For all serious jazz musicians! From Coleman Hawkins to Chris Potter, the evolution of jazz style and harmony is carefully examined and clearly explained in this monumental work centered around iconic solos on the great standard "Body & Soul." Includes complete and accurate transcriptions of Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Michael Brecker, and Chris Potter with both melody and solo choruses. Pages and pages of in-depth analysis and stylistic comparisons for each solo make this an historic treatise on the rich evolution of jazz harmony and interpretation. All the answers are here in this huge 180-page spiral-bound collection!