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Rhythm Changes

Compositions based on Gershwin’s I Got Rhythm. One of the most common forms in jazz music.

F Rhythm Changes

This is F Rhythm Changes. While not as common as Bb, this key hosts some great compositions such as Dizzy Gillespie's Salt Peanuts and Dexter Gordon's Apple Jump. Practice another key

Steeplechase

Steeplechase was written by Charlie Parker. It is a melody written over a 32 bar "Rhythm Changes", with a slight alteration: The A sections do not go to the IV chord....

Cotton Tail

"Cotton Tail" is a tune written by the great American composer and pianist Duke Ellington. This song, written in 1940, is based off of the same chord changes as in George Gershwin's...

B Rhythm Changes

Rhythm changes in B is not commonly played.  However, practicing in B will help you hear these changes better and improve your improvisation on Rhythm Changes. Practice another key

G Rhythm Changes

This is G Rhythm Changes. G is not a common key for Rhythm Changes, however it is common in jazz repertoire. Practicing Rhythm Changes in this key will help open up...

Ab Rhythm Changes

This is Ab Rhythm Changes. It is an uncommon key for Rhythm Changes, however, practicing in this key will help train your ear to hear these changes better. Dizzy Gillespie's Dizzy...

Lester Leaps In

Lester Leaps In was written by Lester Young for Count Basie's Kansas City Seven in 1939. This is a Rhythm Changes tune, a popular head for jam session use considering the...

A Rhythm Changes

This is A Rhythm Changes, an uncommon key to play, but a great exercise for improvisation. Practice another key
I-Got-Rhythm

I Got Rhythm

"I Got Rhythm" is a composition by iconic composer George Gershwin. His brother, Ira Gershwin with whom he often collaborated with, wrote the lyrics. It was originally written as a slow...

Gb Rhythm Changes

This is Rhythm Changes in Gb. This key is great to practice, and will help open up your ears to these changes. Practice another key

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