Jon Gordon on “Clocks”

The stability and calm of “Quiet Confidence” is answered by the rhythmic and harmonic dissonance of “Clocks”. The first solo opens with a powerful statement from alto player Jon Gordon. Our analysis considers the harmonic peculiarities of “Clocks” and looks at how Gordon navigates this progression.

Click here for the transcription and analysis.

To find this recording, click here. To find the score, click here.

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