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Jazz Originals

Rhythm-A-Ning

Rhythm-A-Ning was written by the great pianist Thelonious Monk. It was first recorded on "Mulligan Meets Monk" in 1957 and Monk continued to release...

Moose the Mooche

Moose the Mooche was written by the bebop pioneer Charlie Parker. The composition was written shortly after Dizzy Gillespie left him to return to...

Central Park West

"Central Park West" was written by the great tenor saxophonist John Coltrane. It was first recorded on his ground breaking 1964 record "Coltrane Sound"....

Minority

"Minority" was written by American musician Gigi Gryce. This tune was first recorded with Clifford Brown in 1953. Since then it has been recorded...

Inner Urge

"Inner Urge" was written by the great tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson. It was composed for his hit 1965 record also entitled Inner Urge. Henderson...

Work Song

"Work Song" was written by Nat Adderley. This tune is essentially a 16 bar F minor blues. Pay special attention to the hits that...

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...

Airegin

Airegin was composed by tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins in 1954. It's title derives from the spelling of Nigeria backwards(Airegin). The Miles Davis Quintet was...

In Your Own Sweet Way

"In Your Own Sweet Way" is a tune written by the great pianist Dave Brubeck. It was written in 1952 with lyrics written by...

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