Get Your Ticket to Learn Jazz Live 2021: LEARN MORE

Eb Rhythm Changes

If you want to start dominating the fundamentals of ear training and learn how to start connecting your ear to your instrument, join our LJS Inner Circle membership, where you'll get access to our ear training course "How to Play What You Hear," and all of our premium courses.

"How to Play What You Hear"

Get started

Before you start…

Download our free eGuide “Learn Jazz Standards The Smart Way” and make sure you are setting yourself up for success!

Chord Charts

C Instruments Bb Instruments Eb Instruments

This is Eb Rhythm Changes. Eb is not a common key for Rhythm Changes, however it is a common key in jazz repertoire. Mastering how to play these changes in Eb will make tunes in this key easy to play

Practice another key

Videos to learn the melody/changes

Camden Hughes
Camden is a working jazz pianist, multi-instrumentalist, and music educator currently living near Boise, ID. He teaches music at the Idaho Arts Charter School, and is the jazz adjunct professor at Northwest Nazarene University. Check out his music at


  1. The Rhythm changes aren't really being played correctly here. In the AABA the 2nd A should resolve back to Eb, not simply set up a ii-V to Eb and end on the Bb7. In this version, there is no tonal resolution before going into the bridge, so the contrast of the modulation is lost, and melodic ideas implying the tonic (Eb in this case) end up creating what is effectively a dom. sus13 chord. Take a close listen. The transition into the B section is not correct.

    Also, I'd like to point out that your chart here is correct:

    but that is not what is being played on this playalong. I have not checked the other keys' play-alongs, but beware.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Chord Charts

C Instruments Bb Instruments Eb Instruments

Follow Us

Free Stuff


I want to...