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Angel Eyes

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“Angel Eyes” was written by Matt Dennis in 1941. The lyrics were written by Earl Brent. This tune was first featured in the 1953 film “Jennifer”, and has become a popular jazz standard. This tune is most commonly played as a ballad or at a medium tempo. Be sure to check out a variety of different recordings, as the chord changes tend to vary widely.

Angel Eyes has been recorded and performed in many different keys. Our play along and chord sheets are in the key of C minor, the most common key for the tune.

Videos to learn the melody/changes

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Brent Vaartstrahttp://www.brentvaartstra.com
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for learnjazzstandards.com which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."

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