This Lick of The Month is a great one! It comes from one of my favorite tenor players of all time, Joe Henderson. This is am interesting lick because it doesn’t follow our typical bebop blueprint. Joe teaches us how to play across changes and across the bar line by showing us his unique style and sound that will open our eyes to new possibilities. Henderson utilizes the diminished scale to play a turnaround that is both interesting and non-traditional. If you’re looking for a way to step outside of your comfort zone and try a new way of thinking, this week’s episode is for you! This lick actually comes from the solo I transcribed for the Inner Circle members this month. If you’d like to see and hear the rest of the solo, sign up today using the link below!
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