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Blues

Cool Blues

Cool Blues is a blues head written by Charlie Parker. This is a great blues head to know and add to your repertoire. It...

Things Ain’t What They Used To Be

Things Ain't What They Used To Be was written by Mercer Ellington in 1941. Mercer, son of Duke Ellington, wrote this piece for his...

Route 66

Route 66, or "(Get Your Kicks On)Route 66" is a blues written by Bobby Troup in 1946. Nat King Cole recorded it in the...

Watermelon Man

Watermelon Man was written by Herbie Hancock, originally for his 1962 hit record Takin' Off. Hancock wrote this tune with the intention of marketing...

Freight Trane

"Freight Trane" was written by the great pianist Tommy Flanagan for John Coltrane, as the title suggests. It was recorded on the 1958 record...

Equinox

"Equinox" was written by the great tenor saxophonist John Coltrane. It was recorded on his 1964 hit record "Coltrane's Sound". Coltrane's wife, Naima, named...

Footprints

"Footprints" is a tune written by the great saxophonist Wayne Shorter. It first appeared on his 1966 record "Adams Apple". This tune has become...

Blues In The Closet

"Blues In The Closet" is a blues composed by the great bassist Oscar Pettiford. This tune was originally recorded in the key of Ab,...

All Blues

"All Blues"  was written by Miles Davis for his 1959 best-selling record, "Kind Of Blue". It is a 12 bar blues with a V7 to bVI7...

Au Privave

"Au Private" was written in 1951 by the great Charlie Parker.   This bebop tune is a 12 bar blues in the key of F. It's...

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