Dirty Ernie – Ryan Kisor
This blues head, like many Kisor songs, is a challenging post-bop workout.
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- Recording: Ryan Kisor - This Is Ryan
- Recorded on: March 8, 2005
- Label: Video Arts Music (VACM 1266)
- Concert Key: G
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium up)
- Trumpet - Ryan Kisor
- Tenor Sax - Grant Stewart
- Piano - Peter Zak
- Bass - John Webber
- Drums - Jason Brown
After the out head, there is a two-measure drum fill followed by the last two measures' line one more time. The final chord lines up with the final note of the melody, E♭; in the head it functions as the ♭9 of D7, but in the ending it is the ♯5 of the tonic G7.
born on April 12, 1973
Perhaps best known for his work with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Ryan Kisor is an accomplished trumpeter and one of the rising names on the jazz scene. Firmly rooted in the post-bop tradition, Ryan has obviously done a lot of listening to giants like Clifford Brown and Booker Little and Woody Shaw. Of course, he's also been influenced by contemporary mentors including Clark Terry and Wynton Marsalis, both masters of the art of great trumpet playing. Read more...