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“Good Bait” was written by Tadd Dameron. This is among one of his first compositions that he wrote for Dizzy Gillespie’s band which he was a part of in the 40’s. However it was made famous by Count Basie’s Orchestra. You can think of this song as similar to the A sections of a rhythm changes tune.
This tune settles into two key centers, Bb major and Eb 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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