Ray Brown – Legendary Jazz Bassist: Note-for-Note Transcriptions of 18 Classic Performances, by Matthew Rybicki.
One of the all-time, heavyweight champions of the upright bass, Ray Brown pushed the limits of the instrument both physically and musically and will be forever regarded as one of the finest musicians in jazz history. From his time with the Oscar Peterson Trio to his studio work with Quincy Jones, this collection of transcribed bass lines highlights some of the best of Rays recorded work throughout his career.
Transcriptions include: Autumn in New York * Custard Puff * Days of Wine and Roses * Easy Does It * Gravy Waltz * Have You Met Miss Jones? * How High The Moon * I’m an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande) * I’m Glad There Is You (In THis World of Ordinary People) * Killer Joe * Love Is Here to Stay * Mack the Knife * Moten Swing * Night Train * Sometimes I’m Happy * The Surrey with the Fringe on Top * Tune Up * Up There
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