Baker street is in raphael ravenscrofts book but not in d major. Gerry rafferty baker street sheet music in c major. Raphael ravenscroft played the iconic sax solo on gerry raffertys baker street 1978. Saxophone lesson baker street how to play on saxophone. Baker street sax solo music industry woodwind instruments. 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. Baker street sheet music for flute, violin, piano, alto. Popular sax solos by various softcover sheet music for. 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. Baker street for alto sax sheet music for alto saxophone. Its a very deliberate line, not an improvised solo by any means. Ever wanted to know how to play gerry raffertys baker street on the saxophone. 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. Its not a solo, its a sax line written specifically for that part.
Print and download baker street sheet music by gerry rafferty arranged for alto saxophone. Baker street for alto saxophone solo, advanced alto sax sheet music. This is an acapella solo, and theres so much to love about it. Using the solo lists by artist or tunes will let you know what solos that i have done quickly.
Ive built a fairly impressive library of roi transcriptions, both horn parts and solos. This saxophone lesson shows you how in easy steps for. 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. One of the most recognizable alto saxophone solos of all time is discussed in this tutorial which features an onscreen transcription of the. Print and download in pdf or midi baker street sax solo.
Was the baker street solo the one that kicked if off. Dave matthews band, leroi moore transcriptions available. How to play baker street on alto sax saxophone music. 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. The list also includes solos for flute, clarinet and ewi. The audio clips on this page are from the melodies. Gerry rafferty baker street sax solo instrumental youtube. For those of you who think all you need for a rap jam are two turntables and a microphone, shame on you. Raphael ravenscroft played the original alto sax solo on the recording. Baker street how to play this classic solo on alto sax mcgill music. Ill be honest it makes me want to try an eastman sax. Of course im not on the market for a new horn and dont have the money for one, but thats never stopped me before. Songs like jerry rafertys baker street which has an alto sax. There is a solo in this song but its a guitar solo.
Baker street electro house version sheet music for. I can think of many songs with alto and tenor sax solos in them. 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. 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. Rafferty baker street sheet music for alto saxophone. I have been transcribing solos for 25 years for people around the world. Its a transcription of one of his eastman endorsement videos. Baker street tab by gerry rafferty with free online tab player. Baker street how to play this classic solo on alto sax. Download and print baker street sheet music for alto sax solo by gerry rafferty in the range of e. Baker street saxophone sheet music and backing track update. Find out how to play this great solo in easy steps in this lesson. Pop sax did become quite prolific in the 80s baker st.
On other hand it looks like we are getting new members when there are some freebies to be had. Raphael ravenscroft baker street transcription youtube. Baker street sheet music gerry rafferty alto sax solo. Yesterday i spent some time on scribd,searching for transcribed sax solos. Viewers are encouraged to play along with the original recording using the onscreen music transcription. If this is not possible can somebody at least give me the notes of the solo, thankyou. This is the largest free transcription index you can find anywhere,but it can be surely extended.
Rafferty baker street sheet music for alto saxophone solo pdf. 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. Baker street sax solo sheet music for alto saxophone download. Gerry rafferty baker street sheet music alto saxophone solo in. There are tons of books that feature transcribed solos, but why should. Free sheet music for flute, violin, piano, alto saxophone, guitar, bass, percussion. Two ts at page 98 twin tenors con bob mintzer tenor. The sax part is not an actual solo but rather repeated riff lines throughout it. However if you were expecting the transcription of the guitar solo ending the song, please be aware that its missing.
I have transcribed the notes of that solo so you can play it on your sax. Classic alto sax solo baker street by gerry rafferty youtube. Baker street on tenor sax sheet music for tenor saxophone. Saxophone solos what do these 6 sax solos have in common. The transcribed solos are shown on this page by soloist. Baker street full song alto sax mcgill music sax school.
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. A collection of nearly 40 fantastic sax solos from these hit songs. Baker street sheet music gerry rafferty d sheetmusic. So you could get that music and then transpose it down a whole step if you want. Baker street saxophone music sheets and backing track. Gerry rafferty baker street chords ultimate guitar. Referencing the original recording, we painstakingly transcribed the four sax solos featured in this song. Transcribed solos for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, drums, voice. Solo transcriptions this page lists 1043 solo transcriptions that are available somewhere on the internet. Baker street is one of the most well known pop sax solos. 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. Also george michaels careless whisper has an alto playing the sax riffs, also not an actual solo. Some people call the sax line in baker street a sax solo. 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. On the dark side sax solo transcription baker street genuine query not just another guy asking for transposition looking for some kenny g transcriptions or sheet music for soprano sax. The mystery behind gerry raffertys baker street the. The best sax solos in pop history when sax solos mattered. Classic alto sax solo baker street by gerry rafferty.79 1451 967 298 455 541 224 1219 1060 581 845 615 1142 1328 687 255 235 1117 739 944 378 627 710 158 385 1062 826 806 537 1340 1141 706 139 1391 584 566 242 812 145 676 846