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Killer Joe

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“Killer Joe” is a tune written by saxophonist Benny Golson. This has become a commonly played Golson tune and is a great one to know. Check out the recording to hear the comping pattern used during the head.
This song is most commonly played in C.

Videos to learn the melody/changes

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Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for 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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