Review: Hal Leonard’s John Coltrane Omnibook
Review: Hal Leonard’s John Coltrane Omnibook…
Hal Leonard’s John Coltrane Omnibook is essential for any library. The bass clef version is for all instruments and the transcriptions are exact to his recordings. There are more than fifty transcriptions including popular ones such as “All Blues”, “Body and Soul”, the ever popular “Giant Steps”, “Mr. P.C.”, “My Favorite Things”, and “Oleo”. Each transcription is complete with easy to read notation, chord changes, and the title of the album that the tune was transcribed from.
John Coltrane stood out from most jazz performers in the way that he used chord progressions. In addition each transcription has section markers and rehearsal notes which are beneficial for practicing the tunes. Studying Hal Leonard’s John Coltrane Omnibook is a great way to expand your soloing on electric and upright bass.
Hal Leonard’s John Coltrane Omnibook is available from Hal Leonard and Bassbooks.com.