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You’re My Everything

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You’re My Everything is a tune written in 1931 by Harry Warren and Joseph Young. The lyrics were written by Mort Dixon. Popular versions of this song include the Miles Davis recording on his Prestige record “Relaxin” and Freddie Hubbard’s version on his hit record “Hub-tones”. This tune is most commonly played in C major.
Note that Freddie Hubbard applied some alternate changes to this tune that you should know. The play-along track uses the common changes however ends the form on an Ab major chord which is commonly done.

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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  1. Thank you for this. I have always enjoyed the Nat King Cole version of this song and wanted to dig a little deeper to see where it came from.

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