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The Freedom Suite is a composition by saxophonist Sonny Rollins that he recorded in the 1950?s and featured his horn with bass and drums. The piece is a collection of a four short but strong themes that all have extremely rich harmony that is beautiful in a trio setting without piano. I learned and transcribed the horn, bass, and drum parts of the suite from the record and have enjoyed playing it over the years with my bass clarinet as the lead horn. This is the first movement is tricky due to some fast moving harmonies that I find force me to play a bit differently than normal. This recording comes from a live club performance and features my bass clarinet solo as well as a solo by bassist Jeff Reed.