Baker street saxophone sheet music and backing track update. Using the solo lists by artist or tunes will let you know what solos that i have done quickly. The saxophone break on baker street has been described as the most famous saxophone solo of all time, the most recognizable sax riff in pop music history, and one of the most recognisable saxophone solos of all time. I can think of many songs with alto and tenor sax solos in them. Also george michaels careless whisper has an alto playing the sax riffs, also not an actual solo. On other hand it looks like we are getting new members when there are some freebies to be had. The audio clips on this page are from the melodies.
Was the baker street solo the one that kicked if off. Gerry rafferty baker street sheet music in c major. Dave matthews band, leroi moore transcriptions available. Baker street for alto sax sheet music for alto saxophone. Since this is one of the few transcription sites out there with v ersions of each solo for c, bb, and eb instruments, it works for both alto and tenor folks not to. High quality and interactive, transposable in any key, play along. Baker street is one of the most well known pop sax solos. Print and download baker street sheet music by gerry rafferty arranged for alto saxophone. Ill be honest it makes me want to try an eastman sax. Baker street tab by gerry rafferty with free online tab player. Classic alto sax solo baker street by gerry rafferty youtube. Baker street sheet music gerry rafferty d sheetmusic.
Baker street electro house version sheet music for. After the love has gone bad to the bone badlands baker street born to run careless whisper dancing in the dark freeway of love i cant go for that its still rock and roll to me modern love new york state of mind one more. This saxophone lesson shows you how in easy steps for. Ok, technically two turntables and a microphone are all you really need for a rap jam, but adding a sax solo makes it pretty cool, too. So you could get that music and then transpose it down a whole step if you want. The mystery behind gerry raffertys baker street the. I found tons of them and immediately added them to the solo transcriptions page as of this writing,on saxopedia you can find as many as 1043 transcribed solos,from virtually any major sax player. Ive built a fairly impressive library of roi transcriptions, both horn parts and solos. Raphael ravenscroft played the original alto sax solo on the recording. For those of you who think all you need for a rap jam are two turntables and a microphone, shame on you. Gerry rafferty baker street sheet music alto saxophone solo in. I know ive posted about the site on the forums before, but most people dont equate roi with smooth jazz so i wanted to make. Raphael ravenscroft played the iconic sax solo on gerry raffertys baker street 1978. Baker street how to play this classic solo on alto sax.
Gerry rafferty baker street chords ultimate guitar. Ever wanted to know how to play gerry raffertys baker street on the saxophone. Baker street for alto saxophone solo, advanced alto sax sheet music. One of the most recognizable alto saxophone solos of all time is discussed in this tutorial which features an onscreen transcription of the.
However if you were expecting the transcription of the guitar solo ending the song, please be aware that its missing. For decades in england, for instance, there was a widely believed urban myth that bob holness, the buttonedup british gameshow host, had actually performed the saxophone solo in baker street. Find out how to play this great solo in easy steps in this lesson. Baker street sheet music gerry rafferty alto sax solo. A collection of nearly 40 fantastic sax solos from these hit songs. Sax player and educator jeff rzepiela offers up a fine collection of solos by straightahead sax players such as hank mobley, sonny stitt, and wardell gray to name just a few. I have been transcribing solos for 25 years for people around the world. There has been some documentation saying that after this song became a hit, saxophone sales increased in many countries around the world.
Part of a 203page essay about breckers playing style. There is a solo in this song but its a guitar solo. Back in 1968, 10 years before baker street was recorded, steve marcus, a tenor sax player who toured with the jazz great buddy rich, released tomorrow never. The transcribed solos are shown on this page by soloist. Rafferty baker street sheet music for alto saxophone solo pdf. If this is not possible can somebody at least give me the notes of the solo, thankyou. Its not a solo, its a sax line written specifically for that part.
Includes an high quality pdf file to download instantly. Solo transcriptions this page lists 1043 solo transcriptions that are available somewhere on the internet. I have transcribed the notes of that solo so you can play it on your sax. Viewers are encouraged to play along with the original recording using the onscreen music transcription. Page 2would anybody happen to have, or know where i could download the solo for baker street by gerry raferti, the song sounds so nice i just have this urge to play it. Some people call the sax line in baker street a sax solo. What a great song gerry rafferty wrote with baker street, theres no denying that but when they added the sax line it went to a whole new level.
The foo fighters covered the song on the extended version of their 1997 album the colour and the shape. Free sheet music for flute, violin, piano, alto saxophone, guitar, bass, percussion. Baker street is in raphael ravenscrofts book but not in d major. Baker street sax solo music industry woodwind instruments. The best sax solos in pop history when sax solos mattered. Baker street on tenor sax sheet music for tenor saxophone. Its a very deliberate line, not an improvised solo by any means. Baker street saxophone music sheets and backing track. It was recorded by rafael ravenscroft for gerry rafferty. How to play baker street on alto sax saxophone music. Of course im not on the market for a new horn and dont have the money for one, but thats never stopped me before. Saxophone solos what do these 6 sax solos have in common. Baker street is a song written and recorded by scottish singersongwriter gerry rafferty. Baker street full song alto sax mcgill music sax school.
Alto saxophone jerry rafferty transcribed by nigel mcgill opening solo main melody mcgill musiccom sax school alto saxophone middle solo back to a for verse 2 and 3. Pop sax did become quite prolific in the 80s baker st. Baker street how to play this classic solo on alto sax mcgill music. There are tons of books that feature transcribed solos, but why should. Songs like jerry rafertys baker street which has an alto sax. Gerald gerry rafferty 16 april 1947 4 january 2011 was a scottish singersongwriter best known for his solo hits baker street and right down the line, and with the band stealers wheel. Yesterday i spent some time on scribd,searching for transcribed sax solos.
Download and print baker street sheet music for alto sax solo by gerry rafferty in the range of e. Raphael ravenscroft baker street transcription youtube. Referencing the original recording, we painstakingly transcribed the four sax solos featured in this song. Classic alto sax solo baker street by gerry rafferty. Saxophone lesson baker street how to play on saxophone. Gerry rafferty baker street sax solo instrumental youtube. Baker street sax solo sheet music for alto saxophone download.
See more ideas about transcription, soloing and trombone. Baker street sheet music for flute, violin, piano, alto. Its a transcription of one of his eastman endorsement videos. Transcribed solos for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, drums, voice. This is the largest free transcription index you can find anywhere,but it can be surely extended. Ive been a big fan of dmb for years and as a sax player, naturally grew up studying leroi moores style and sound. This is an acapella solo, and theres so much to love about it. The sax part is not an actual solo but rather repeated riff lines throughout it.1075 678 838 542 564 396 560 974 900 81 776 885 451 548 1278 7 331 1131 407 841 424 47 174 477 502 953 491 30 84 683 900 802 262