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Central Park West

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“Central Park West” was written by the great tenor saxophonist John Coltrane. It was first recorded on his ground breaking 1964 record “Coltrane Sound”. This tune is an example of Coltrane’s further harmonic explorations that he began developing with “Giant Steps”. This ballad is a 20 bar form that cycles through multiple key centers: B major, F major, Ab major, D major.

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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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