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If You Could See Me Now

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“If You Could See Me Now” is a tune written by Tadd Dameron with lyrics by Carl Sigman. Dameron wrote this tune specifically for vocalist Sarah Vaughan with whom he had worked closely as an arranger. This song became a signature piece in Vaughan’s repertoire.

This tune, most commonly played as a ballad, has been performed and recorded by many important jazz musicians. Take note that on the chord charts a few Bill Evans changes have been included as these can be played. Other alternate sets of changes have been included as well, but be sure to check out a lot of different recordings yourself.

Videos to learn the melody/changes

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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