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Lester Leaps In was written by Lester Young for Count Basie’s Kansas City Seven in 1939. This is a Rhythm Changes tune, a popular head for jam session use considering the simplicity of the melody. It’s an easy head to add to your repertoire.

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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