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Bernie’s Tune

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Bernie’s Tune was written by Bernie Miller. It was made popular by saxophonist Gerry Mulligan on his 1952 record of the same title. Mulligan did not know Miller or know much about him, and even speculated that Miller had been dead by the time he had discovered his music. This is a great piece to add to your repertoire! It is most commonly played in the key of D minor.

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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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