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Embraceable You was written by George Gershwin in 1928 originally for an unpublished operetta entitled East is West.  In 1930 it was published and featured in the Broadway musical Girl Crazy.  It has become a popular tune since and is an important ballad in the jazz repertoire.  It’s original key is G major, but has been performed and recorded in many different keys.

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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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