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    Many years ago I analyzed every phrase of this solo and found that Herbie seems to mainly use 4 or 5 systems.

    Herbie's actual solo on "Orbits" with transription:

    Transcribed, overhead piano view (not me playing):
    Last edited by rintincop; 08-02-2019 at 05:51 PM.


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    This is cool. Thanks for posting.
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    Anybody done an anlysis yet? I recommend it. It is fairly logical throughout. Here's a tip, he loves to sequence within the 4 (5) scale types. And he is sometimes fond of beginning his lines with an enclosure.
    Last edited by rintincop; 08-02-2019 at 05:55 PM.
    Studied privately with Mark Levine from 1986-1989 and with Barry Harris 1990-1992.