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“Work Song” was written by Nat Adderley. This tune is essentially a 16 bar F minor blues. Pay special attention to the hits that are played on the head. Check out the original recording to learn them, as they are an important part of this composition.

Videos to learn the melody/changes

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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