“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.

30 Days to Better Jazz Playing

Play Along

Videos to learn the melody/changes