Transcription: Gerry Mulligan – They Say It’s...

Dream A Little Dream was my introduction to Gerry Mulligan. I remember being struck by his ability to float over the rhythm section, while having a subtle intensity in his sound. This recording became a favourite of mine, and years later, as I dug deeper into the baritone saxophone, I ended up lifting six solos off of the recording (I’m just now getting them down on paper).

Here’s the melody, and Mulligan’s solo.

Do have a favourite Gerry Mulligan solo? Or recording?

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