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“Take The Coltrane” is a tune written by Billy Strayhorn. This tune is best known for being recorded on the famous 1963 record Duke Ellington And John Coltrane. This is an incredible record in which The Duke and Trane join forces and create some incredible music. This record is definitely one to check out if you haven’t yet.

“Take The Coltrane” is a 12 bar blues in F. This is a great one to add to your repertoire of blues heads.

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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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