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Old 07-19-2017, 01:35 PM
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Default Re: Elvin Jones solo in Monk's Dream - Unity by Larry Young

Yes, it's very tricky to follow! It is all in time but his phrasing is so out there and going across the bars that it's very deceptive. It makes it difficult to hear where one is. Solo starts at 3.51 and I think he's already played 4 bars by the time he hits the crash at 3.57. I'm struggling to keep count through the whole solo but I'm hearing approximately 30 bars of solo by the time it finishes at 4:39. I think this is one where you're going to need the transcription to make sense of it all, along with a metronome. Apparently the transcription of the complete solo is in a book called Beyond Bebop by John Riley.
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