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Jazz Blues and Rhythm Changes Heads You Should Know

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What makes one blues or rhythm changes tune different from the next? The melody. As a jazz musician, it’s important to know a good number of jazz blues and rhythm changes heads.

In this video, I get you started with some common heads you should learn. Then I’d love to see you post other ones in the comments!

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Further Listening:

28 Jazz Blues Heads.

9 Rhythm Changes Heads.

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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