[Harp-L] sax riffs

Ross Macdonald pdxharpdog@xxxxx
Wed Dec 9 20:12:30 EST 2020

One of the best nights of my young life was going to the Joni Mitchell  "Miles of Aisles" concert with Tom Scott and the LA Express  - Seattle - 1974.  Tom Scott behind Joni was unbelievable.  Huge fan of Tom Scott's sax playing. 

> On 12/08/2020 9:41 AM Richard Hunter <rhunter377 at xxxxx> wrote:
> My book "Jazz Harp" includes transcriptions in both arrow and standard
> notation of Tom Scott's tenor sax solo on Joni Mitchell's"Raised on
> Robbery" and King Curtis's first and second tenor sax solos on "Ridin'
> Thumb".   I learned a lot from studying those.  For example: Curtis
> typically uses a pentatonic scale for ascending lines, and a blues scale
> for descending lines.  Either way, he sounds great.
> Thanks, Richard Hunter
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