Piano

The are several really fine piano transcription sites out there, and you should generally check my homepage for my latest transcriptions posts.  However if you’re new, here’s a list to kick you off:

  • I’ve posted alot of Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett transcriptions, so check each of those tags for some really good stuff.
  • Pianologist is a great site with not just transcriptions but some really top notch analysis of reharmonisations etc.
  • Olivier Bruchez’s Keith Jarrett transcriptions – this site is one I’ve visited many times over the years. Some splendid transcriptions of Jarrett’s solo and trio stuff, including many by Friedrich Grossnick, who is a bit of a legend when it comes to transcribing Jarrett. Includes several (immaculately done, may I add) transcriptions from the Carnegie Hall concert and The Melody At Night With You in PDF format.
  • Bert Ligon’s trasncriptions should also not go un-noticed. At his University of South Carolina base, his nice list of transcriptions covers Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans but stuff for other instruments too…
  • Colin Cambell’s Transcriptions – not just piano, but includes transcriptions of Chick Corea and Ellis Marsalis, amongst others. Nice site too.
  • Continuum Transcriptions – snazzy Flash-presented range, including Bills Evans, Keith Jarrett. Look to bottom left of main content area to ‘zoom in’ in order to print them off or save them to hard-disc.
  • Letter from Evans (on www.scribd.com) – not really ‘just’ transcriptions, more a whole welter of information which will make for fascinating reading for Bill Evans fans. Incredible that these are available on the net for free – there’s over 200 published pages here about Bill’s playing, compositions and musicians who he had played with.
  • Lucas Pickford – anyone searching for piano transcription on the net would have almost certainly come across Luke’s impressive list. Includes word of Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and Keith Jarrett.
  • Charles Schneider maintains this site for EJMA it’s a veritable Gold-Mine of Transcriptions from a massive number of artists.
  • Armand Reynault have made some very fine transcriptions on his site : it is a fairly short, but good selection, including Michel Petrucciani and Brad Mehldau.
  • Bill Evans fans will wish to see this post, which has links to some cracking resources on Scribd.
  • John Groves has a really nice site, with some good piano transcriptions.

Although not transcriptions there are some really good online learning sites out there now:

Both of these resources are aimed at intermediate to advanced players, aimed to get your chops and sound right up there. You should be able to comfortably read music as well as be proficient in all keys and with a basic jazz approach already under your belt.

There’s a really good play-along i’ve recently bought that beginners/intermediates will find absolutely brilliant. It was unavailable in the UK, but I got it from sheetmusicplus here. It contains whole transcribed piano parts from a professional pianist, and TWO CD’s (one with the pianist, one without). Even for advanced players, it’s great to play along with the ensamble. Definately one-step up from the Aebersold playalongs, anyway.

79 Comments to “Piano”

#1 Posted by Jobim (19.10.08 at 02:51 )

Hi. I’m trying to find the Jarrett’s version of “God Bless Te Child”, but I can’t find it anywhere.
Can you send me that transcription for my email? I’d be very thanks.
Grettings from Portugal.

#2 Posted by admin (19.10.08 at 10:01 )

Hi Jobim! There are quite a few links to Jarrett Transcriptions above, but I don’t think I’ve come across that one, sorry.

You can find a bit of help about the transcribing process yourself here:
http://www.shout.net/~jmh/articles/transcribe.html

Transcribing really develops your playing fast, so have a go – I recommend it (not that I do too much of it)!

#3 Posted by Bill Ridley (23.02.10 at 17:21 )

How would I obtain a copy of the sheet music for Keith Jarrett’s arrangement of “Shanendoah”? we have been looking for a long time with no luck

#4 Posted by admin (26.02.10 at 10:34 )

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#5 Posted by cisackson (17.03.10 at 01:30 )

Well, you may be interested in these (mostly piano jazz) squid links:
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Music lovers: Check it out, that’s an order!!!

#6 Posted by Nicoejz (13.08.10 at 22:05 )

Hi,

I would really like to play any of Oscar Peterson solos but I can’t find it anywhere.
If you have one, can you send it to me?

Thanks.

#7 Posted by laney (23.08.10 at 01:52 )

Hi I am looking for a full piano score of Herbie Hancock’s version of ‘On Green Dolphin Street’ which he recorded as a solo on ‘The Piano’ album. Your help will be much appreciated.

#8 Posted by spanishjazz (01.09.10 at 09:55 )

Hi, I´m looking for the transcription of solo that Garland in “It could happen to you” of the album “relaxin”.

Can you help me? Thanks

#9 Posted by matt (25.09.10 at 02:23 )

This is a tough one. Looking for transcription of “Annie’s Bittersweet Cake”, Mehldau/Metheney

thanks!

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I used Miles solo over It’s Only a Paper Moon from Dig to illustrate how he solos with chordscales over iiVIs.

I’ve got two choruses transcribed and they are free for the asking.

#11 Posted by steve bog (30.12.10 at 16:03 )

i’m looking for”ON GREE DOLPHIN STREET solo transcripton of RED GARLAND

#12 Posted by ensgui (07.03.11 at 20:07 )

Anne Sofie Von Otter & Brad Mehldau – Blackbird (excerpt)
from Love Songs, 2010

http://www.scribd.com/doc/50213825

The full score is coming soon in april with Resignation of Brad Mehldau (full score for 2 hands, Elegiac Cycle, 1999)…

p.s. I’m looking for a transcription of “I Do” (Largo, 2002), I tried to do it but I’m stopped at 2’45”, maybe someone can help me????…

#13 Posted by Loz (14.03.11 at 22:22 )

Hi..Greetings from London…i’m trying to find any transcriptions by pianists: Russ Freeman (Chet Baker)…Mose Allison…or Stan Tracey…any help would be gratefully appreciated.

Cheers

#14 Posted by Fredric Dannen (07.04.11 at 07:00 )

Great site – surprised I hadn’t discovered it sooner. I have my own transcription website, mostly for stride piano — including a rare Erroll Garner transcription — but also a bit of Keith Jarrett. The URL is http://www.moltoallegro.com.

Cheers.

#15 Posted by DashK (08.04.11 at 18:54 )

I would kill for a transcription of “Four By Five” by Mccoy Tyner; also “Survival Blues” by Mccoy.

Freddie Hubbard: “Delphia” and “Suite Sioux”

Please help!! Been looking for these forever!!

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#17 Posted by jazznote (08.05.11 at 17:24 )

If you’re having trouble locating a transcription that you’re desperate for, I’d be happy to take a listen and look into transcribing it for you. Just contact me through my site, http://www.jazznote.co.uk with details. Cheers, Andy

#18 Posted by Paul Ellery (20.05.11 at 11:32 )

Anyone know of piano trio transcriptions? I have the Bill Evans, Ahmad Jamal and Jacques Loussier.

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#21 Posted by jim (18.08.11 at 23:34 )

I have been trying to figure out the changes that Keith Jarrett uses in Brubeck’s “In Your Own Sweet Way” (At the Blue Note). They sound wrong and yet they work – very Dorian? Any suggestions? I don’t believe a transcription has ever been done.

#22 Posted by Ravenhood (01.09.11 at 22:43 )

I have transcribed a lot of Keith Jarrett songs (over 40). Visit me at http://www.ravenhood.org if you’re interested in seeing a preview of the transcriptions.

#23 Posted by Fsharp (05.09.11 at 15:33 )

Herbie’s chords on ‘Eighty One’ off Miles ESP
Bud Powell’s solo on ‘Cherokee’ at the Quintet concert at
Massey Hall.
Anyone have any ideas?

#24 Posted by IPallister (08.10.11 at 19:31 )

Several transcriptions of YouTube performances available here:
http://www.ipallister.webspace.virginmedia.com/

#25 Posted by DjM (24.11.11 at 23:31 )

Great post, thanks for all the links! I normally transcribe by ear but have written a lot of solos down for the purposes of analysis for my Master’s. This have given me the inspiration to check out some people’s transcriptions and to upload my own for others to enjoy!

Feel free to check out some of my videos if you like piano jazz.

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Hi there. I’m happy I found this transcription site. I feel like I’m going to spending some time here! Do you have an Ahmad Jamal or Al Haig solos? I tend to like that early bebop sound.

Also, have you checked out http://www.freejazzlessons.com yet? I just found it a couple weeks before I found you!

That guy has some good stuff on there and transcriptions and stuff.

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