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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...

Speak No Evil

"Speak No Evil" is a tune written by Wayne Shorter for his 1964 hit record also entitled "Speak No Evil". This is a great example...

Serenity

"Serenity" is a tune written by the great tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson. It was first recorded on his 1964 album "In n' Out". This...

JuJu

"JuJu" is a tune written by Wayne Shorter for his 1964 hit record "JuJu". This is an absolutely great tune and one that is important...

Milestones (Modal)

"Milestones" is a tune written by Miles Davis. It appears on his 1958 record "Milestones". This tune is NOT to be confused with the...

Little Sunflower

"Little Sunflower" is a tune written by the great trumpeter Freddie Hubbard off of his 1967 album "Backlash". This is a modal tune based around...

Dolphin Dance

"Dolphin Dance" is a tune written by pianist Herbie Hancock. This tune was recorded on Hancock's hit 1965 record "Maiden Voyage". Maiden Voyage is...

Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum

"Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum" is a well known tune by Wayne Shorter off of his 1964 Blue Note release "Speak No Evil".  If you don't have this...

Beatrice

"Beatrice" is a tune written by the famous jazz musician and composer Sam Rivers who passed away in December of 2011. Sam Rivers was...

Impressions

Impressions was written by John Coltrane. The changes are identical to Miles Davis' tune So What. Trane recorded "So What" with Miles on Miles'...

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