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Tangerine was composed by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. It was first introduced in the 1942 film The Fleet’s In. I Remember You was also written for this film by Schertzinger and Mercer. This a beautifull tune, and as for every Great American Songbook piece, its highly recommended to check out the lyrics. It’s “jam session” key is commonly F major.

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Brent Vaartstra
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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