Transcription: Corner Pocket (1959)

Composer: Freddie Green
Transcription starts at 0'14"; ends at 1'53"
From the album: Cute
Leader of the session: Count Basie
Recorded: February 6, 1959; Zurich, Switzerland
CD: Jazz Time JTM 8110

This fifty-eight bar transcription begins two bars before the melody is first stated. Note the trademark glissando in bar 8. Also notice the beats that are held longer than most; these are marked with a short horizontal line above the note head. It is essential to hear the recording to appreciate the subtlety of Freddie's right hand accents and left hand control of the note length.

Play two note voicings on strings 4 and 3; one note voicings on string 4. For instructions on how to play "one note" and "two note" Freddie Green chords, see the instructional articles in the Lessons and Technique section.

Transcribed by Roland Mueller
Edited by Michael Pettersen
September 2002

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