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Stablemates

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Stablemates was written in 1955 by Benny Golson, one of the great composers in jazz (and a killer tenor saxophonist). I’ve always loved the changes on this tune. The changes to this song are not easy, but they are well worth learning to blow on. The tune is has an unusual ABA form. The A sections are 14 bars each, while the bridge is 8 bars, for a total of 36 bars.

Videos to learn the melody/changes

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Camden Hugheshttp://camdenhughes.com/
Camden is a working jazz pianist, multi-instrumentalist, and music educator currently living near Boise, ID. He teaches music at the Idaho Arts Charter School, and is the jazz adjunct professor at Northwest Nazarene University. Check out his music at www.camdenhughesmusic.com.

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  1. I fully agree “Benny: a killer tenor saxophonist”. May be that his Big-Band-tone makes some people not to notice his sophisticated sax-lines and perfect technics.
    Most underrated!

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