Transcription: Time Out

Tune: "Time Out"
Composer: Eddie Durham
From the album: "The Count Basie Story"
Leader of the session: Count Basie
Recorded: July 13, 1960
LP: Roulette SRB-1
Transcription: starts at 1'12"; ends at 1'20"
Tempo: 240 bpm

This eight measure chord solo illustrates Freddie employing four and five note voicings - a radical sonic departure from the minimalist one and two note voicings he normally used with the Basie rhythm section. The illustrated forms are my suggestions on how Freddie likely fingered this solo.

Transcribed by Michael Pettersen, June 2004

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