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General NotesForKoko Charlie Parker
·Recorded 26 November 1945 New york Savoy records.


Players
·Alto Sax - Charlie Parker

·Trumpet/Piano - Dizzy Gillespie

·Bass - Curly Russell

·Drums - Max Roach


Breakdown of the Piece
·Introduction (32 Bars):

o Alto Sax and Trumpet in Octaves
o Trumpet solo continuous quavers
o…

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Dizzy Gillespie Solo Accompaniment
CHROUS 2

A Quotation form Pizzicato
`High Society' walking bass,
Mixed pharse starting in high
lengths e.g. 4 + register
3 +5+4 bars Descending
Moves rapidly chromatic
across a two countermelody
octave range in piano


A Asymmetric Piano chords
pharsing are much
continues regular

B Descending…

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CODA Reapeat of
introduction
but with
cymbals
Trumpet
and alto sax
both use
contionous
quaver
rhythm
Alto
Saxophone
improvisati
on is more
scalic
Trumpet
decorated
patterns
use and
down ward
spiralling
arpeggios.

·Drum Solo (27 Bars: VERY UNUSUAL.

MAX ROACH

MAX ROACH DRUM SOLO Features
Breaking the rules of a…

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Figures that cut across
the regular pulse
Range of timbres
created by using both
the centre and edge of
drums.

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