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Fried Bananas (ver. 1) by Dexter Gordon - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
Sheet music, theory and beyond When you take a look at a piano music sheet for the first time, all you will see is beautiful written characters which make absolutely no sense to you. And if you are a keen observer, you will notice that there are many types of circles associated with the piano music sheet language. Sheet music belonging to the instrument piano also consists of incomplete circles connected together by one or a collection of lines. Plus there are other symbols which will appear totally strange to you. So what are they all about and what do they mean? (More...)    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923–April 25, 1990) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and actor. He is considered one of the first bebop tenor players. A famous photograph by Herman Leonard of Gordon smoking a cigarette during a set at the Royal Roost in New York City in 1948 is one of the most iconic images in the history of jazz. Gordon's height was 6 feet 6 inches (about 198 cm), and so consequently he was also known as 'Long Tall Dexter'. He played a Conn 10M 'Ladyface' tenor [1] until the early 1960s, at which point he switched over to a Selmer Mark VI. His saxophone was fitted with an Otto Link metal mouthpiece, which can be seen in various photos. Gordon's father, Dr. Frank Gordon, M.D., is one of the first prominent African-American physicians and a graduate from Howard University. Dexter's maternal grandfather is Captain Edward L. Baker, one of the 5 Medal of Honor winners (9th Cav.) in the Spanish-American War and served in the 9th and 10th Cavalries - in the group known as the Buffalo Soldiers.
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Sheet music, theory and beyond When you take a look at a piano music sheet for the first time, all you will see is beautiful written characters which make absolutely no sense to you. And if you are a keen observer, you will notice that there are many types of circles associated with the piano music sheet language. Sheet music belonging to the instrument piano also consists of incomplete circles connected together by one or a collection of lines. Plus there are other symbols which will appear totally strange to you. So what are they all about and what do they mean? (More...)