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“Woody’n You” is a tune written by the great trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. It has been recorded and performed by many jazz artists over the years. Something to note on this tune is sometimes musicians will take the ii V7 up a half step in bar two and bar six of the bridge. Example: /Abm7 Db7/ Am7 D7/ This can happen on either the head or the blowing.

You can see the alternate changes clearly in the chord charts bellow.

This tune is most commonly played in the key of Db major.

Videos to learn the melody/changes

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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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