I love listening to pianist Joanne Brackeen.  She has worked with a who’s who of jazz heavyweights through her 60-year career.  The list of sax players alone is astounding: Teddy Edwards, Harold Land, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Red, Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, Joe Henderson, Charles Lloyd, Joe Farrell, Dave Liebman and more.  Her composing is just as hip as her playing, as shown in this short but engaging piece I heard on her 1976 album Invitation.



The album features Clint Houston on bass and Billy Hart on drums.  I lost or sold the CD after transcribing this a few years ago, but I played through the song on piano and it sounds much like I remember it.  Corrections are welcome.

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