Phineas Newborn Jr

It’s our great pleasure to bring you the recently transcribed solos of Phineas Newborn Jr. We offer our sincere thanks to Dr. Bruce Dudley for transcribing the solos available here.

Solos Currently Available for Download

  • It’s Alright With Me

    It’s Alright With Me

    Composed by Cole Porter, recorded by Phineas Newborn Jr. on June 18, 1959 and released on Piano Portraits by Phineas Newborn Jr., Roulette Birdland SR 52031. At quarter note = 240 plus, this up-tempo rendition … »View »
  • Theme For Basie

    Theme For Basie

    This piece is a heartfelt homage to the man who introduced Phineas Newborn Jr. to John Hammond, who in turn connected Newborn with Atlantic records and a management team in New York City, thus paving … »View »
  • (Blues Theme) For Left Hand Only

    (Blues Theme) For Left Hand Only

    Performed entirely with the left hand (with bass and drum accompaniment), Newborn begins with a soulful and free introduction that leads into a tuneful blues melody that is harmonized with two voices. The tempo is … »View »

Free Tutorials Available for Download

  • Theme For Basie – Tutorial

    Theme For Basie – Tutorial

    This piece is a heartfelt homage to the man who introduced Phineas Newborn Jr. to John Hammond, who in turn connected Newborn with Atlantic records and a management team in New York City, thus paving … »View »
  • (Blues Theme) For Left Hand Only – Tutorial

    (Blues Theme) For Left Hand Only – Tutorial

    Performed entirely with the left hand (with bass and drum accompaniment), Newborn begins with a soulful and free introduction that leads into a tuneful blues melody that is harmonized with two voices. The tempo is … »View »