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Rhythm Changes

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

Db Rhythm Changes

Db isn't the most common key, but it shows up from time to time in jazz repertoire. Rhythm Changes is not often played in this key, however, this is a great...

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...

D Rhythm Changes

This is Rhythm Changes in the key of D. Playing Rhythm Changes in uncommon keys will help open up your instrument and your improvising abilities. Practice another key

Dexterity

"Dexterity" is a bebop tune written by the great alto saxophonist Charlie Parker. Dexterity is based on "I Got Rhythm" changes in Bb. It's always good to have a handful of...

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...

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...

Anthropology

"Anthropology" was tune written by Charlie Parker. It is a bebop head based on the chord changes of George Gershwin's tune "I Got Rhythm".   There are MANY other tunes that use the same chord progression....

A Rhythm Changes

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

Eternal Triangle

Eternal Triangle was written by saxophonist Sonny Stitt. This song was featured on trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie's 1957 record Sonny Side Up. The recording features Stitt and his contemporary tenor giant Sonny...

E Rhythm Changes

E Rhythm Changes is not a common key for this form, however being able to navigate these changes in this key will help improve your ears and improvising chops. Practice another key

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