Mo Better Blues is a Spike Lee film from 1990. Mo Better Blues follows the life and musical career of fictional musician, ‘Bleek Gillian’ played by Denzel Washington.
In this course we are going to transcribe the sax solo from the Dusty Springfield recording of ‘Spooky’. The solo itself is only 20 seconds long and is based around a blues scale. This course is an ideal starting point if you’ve never transcribed or learnt a solo before.
In order to execute music with accuracy one needs to build up a technique. This course has several lessons and ideas on how one can achieve this.
The first thing anyone hears when you play the saxophone is your tone. It is your calling card, the thing that distinguishes you from others – it’s the most important part of your practice.