Applejackin' – Herbie Nichols

One of Herbie Nichols' most iconic compositions, this medium swinger showcases his quirky rhythmic feel and inventive harmonies. A two-handed Piano Melody Transcription is available showing how Herbie plays the in head on the master take.

Herbie Nichols

January 3, 1919 – April 12, 1963

Don Sickler "On January 3, 2019, we were at the Van Gelder Recording Studio celebrating Herbie's 100th birthday with his family and pianists Frank Kimbrough and Glenn Zaleski. Both Frank and Glenn each recorded a previously unrecorded Herbie Nichols composition, on the same piano Herbie played for his Blue Note sessions. These were the initial recordings that started my new project, the Herbie Nichols Centennial Project, which debuts January 3, 2024. Read more...

15 songs available.