“Song For My Father” is a Bossa Nova style tune written by Horace Silver. It’s the title track to his hit 1956 Blue Note record “Song For My Father”. This tune is relatively simple and only deals with a handful of chords, all of which can be related to the key of F minor.

This is one of those tunes that you just have to know so be sure to listen to the original recording a lot and use the tools below to help you learn it.

30 Days to Better Jazz Playing

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Videos to learn the melody/changes