Jazz Lead Sheets

Leadsheets > Transcribed Solos > Tenor Sax

Back to List
Displaying 1 - 11 of 11 Leadsheet(s):

 

Concert key: B-flat
Style: Uptempo swing

 

An up swing with many rhythm section hits and a classic Mobley sound to the melody.


Recorded on November 13, 1960, and first released on "Roll Call" / Hank Mobley (Blue Note BLP 4058)

  • Trumpet - Freddie Hubbard
  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley [solo available]
  • Piano - Wynton Kelly
  • Bass - Paul Chambers
  • Drums - Art Blakey

Melody audio clip on this page; for solo audio clip, press Details.

 

Concert key: E-flat
Style: Medium swing

 

A good feature for drums with lots of rhythm section hits.

Recorded on May 27, 1965, and first released on "Clubhouse" / Dexter Gordon (Blue Note LT 989).

  • Trumpet - Freddie Hubbard
  • Tenor Sax - Dexter Gordon [solo available]
  • Piano - Barry Harris
  • Bass - Bob Cranshaw
  • Drums - Billy Higgins

Melody audio clip on this page; for solo audio clip, press Details.

 

Concert key: B-flat
Style: Uptempo swing


 

This solo is a fantastic way to get inside Hank's improvisational vocabulary!


Recorded on May 4, 1956, and first released on "The Jazz Messengers" (Columbia CK 65265).

  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley [only solo available]
  • Piano - Horace Silver
  • Bass - Doug Watkins
  • Drums - Art Blakey
 

 

Concert key: B-flat minor
Style: Medium swing

 

A chance to really groove on a minor blues head, then immediately shift to 2 choruses of stop time B-flat major blues and then continue soloing in B-flat major.


Recorded on February 7, 1960, and first released on the LP "Soul Station" / Hank Mobley (Blue Note BLP 4031)

  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley   [solo available]
  • Piano - Wynton Kelly
  • Bass - Paul Chambers
  • Drums - Art Blakey

Melody audio clip on this page; for solo audio clip, press Details.

 

Concert key: F
Style: Medium swing


Recorded on May 4, 1956, and first released on "The Jazz Messengers" (Columbia CK 65265).
  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley [only solo available]
  • Piano - Horace Silver
  • Bass - Doug Watkins
  • Drums - Art Blakey
 

 

Concert key: C minor
Style: Uptempo swing [even 8ths intro and ending]

 

One of our most popular lead sheets -- try this well-loved up swing for yourself!


Recorded on October 2, 1963, and first released on the LP "No Room For Squares" / Hank Mobley (Blue Note BLP 4149).

  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley   [solo available]
  • Trumpet - Lee Morgan
  • Piano - Andrew Hill
  • Bass - John Ore
  • Drums - Philly Joe Jones [drum transcription]

Melody audio clip on this page; for Hank Mobley's solo audio clip press here. For Philly Joe Jones' drum clip, press here.

 

Concert key: A-flat
Style: Medium swing

 

This riff on the changes of the classic All The Things You Are has become something of a standard in its own right!


Recorded on November 23, 1955, and first released on "The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia" (Blue Note BLP 1507).

  • Trumpet - Kenny Dorham [solo available]
  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley [solo available]
  • Piano - Horace Silver
  • Bass - Doug Watkins
  • Drums - Art Blakey

Melody audio clip on this page; for solo audio clips, press Details.

 

Concert key: E-flat
Style: Medium slow swing

 

Not all blues have 12-bar forms. This is a "classic" 16-measure blues. If you're looking for a soulful groove, check this one out.


Recorded on February 7, 1960, and first released on the LP "Soul Station" / Hank Mobley (Blue Note BLP 4031)

  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley   [solo available]
  • Piano - Wynton Kelly
  • Bass - Paul Chambers
  • Drums - Art Blakey

Melody audio clip on this page; for solo audio clip, press Details.

 

Concert key: F
Style: Medium up Latin

 

This Hank Mobley head contrasts a Latin A section with a swing bridge, then has solos over rhythm changes. Split Feelin's comes off of one of Hank's personal favorite albums.


Recorded on February 7, 1960, and first released on the LP "Soul Station" / Hank Mobley (Blue Note BLP 4031)

  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley [solo available]
  • Piano - Wynton Kelly
  • Bass - Paul Chambers
  • Drums - Art Blakey

Melody audio clip on this page; for solo audio clip, press Details.

 

Concert key: B-flat
Style: Medium up swing

 

A classic Mobley jazz standard that never fails to please.


Recorded on February 7, 1960, and first released on the LP "Soul Station" / Hank Mobley (Blue Note BLP 4031)

  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley [solo available]
  • Piano - Wynton Kelly
  • Bass - Paul Chambers
  • Drums - Art Blakey

Melody audio clip on this page; for solo audio clip, press Details.

 

Concert key: B-flat
Style: Uptempo Latin

 

A high-energy Latin piece that's sure to add some pep to any set.


Recorded on October 2, 1963, and first released on the LP "No Room For Squares" / Hank Mobley (Blue Note BLP 4149)

  • Tenor Sax - Hank Mobley   [solo available]
  • Trumpet - Lee Morgan
  • Piano - Andrew Hill
  • Bass - John Ore
  • Drums - Philly Joe Jones

Melody audio clip on this page; for solo audio clip, press Details.