• Why Not? Album

    recorded by Michel Camilo in 1985

    Album art work of Why Not? by Michel Camilo

    Why Not?

    Musicians

    • Chris Hunter
    • Lew Soloff
    • Michel Camilo
    • Anthony Jackson
    • Dave Weckl
    • Guarionex Aquino,Sammy Figueroa

    Tracks

    • Just Kiddin'
    • Hello And Goodbye
    • Thinking Of You
    • Why Not!
    • Not Yet
    • and more....

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • Red Garland Musician

    Red Garland

    Red garland is one of the legend bebop pianist, who popularized a block chord piano style. Also well known as a pianist of Miles Davis quartet.

    Birth Name
    William McKinley Garland, Jr.
    Born
    May 13, 1923
    Dallas, Texas
    Died
    April 23, 1984
    Dallas, Texas

    updated on Jan 21, 2017

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  • Bye Bye Blackbird Song

    Bye Bye Blackbird analysys sheet

    One of the most popular tune among jazz musicians. Written by Ray Henderson.

    Composer
    Ray Henderson
    Lyricist
    Mort Dixon
    Form
    A-B-C-A'
    Style
    Medium Swing

    updated on Mar 20, 2016

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  • Walking In Space Album

    recorded by Quincy Jones in 1969

    Album art work of Walking In Space by Quincy Jones

    Walking In Space

    Musicians

    • Eric Gale,Toots Thielemans
    • Bob James
    • Ray Brown
    • Grady Tate
    • Hilda Harris,Maeretha Stewart,Marilyn Jackson,Valerie Simpson
    • Roland Kirk
    • Hubert Laws
    • Freddie Hubbard
    • Jimmy Cleveland
    • Eric Gale
    • Paul Griffin
    • Chuck Rainey
    • Bernard Purdie
    • Jerome Richardson
    • Toots Thielemans

    Tracks

    • Dead End
    • Walking In Space
    • Killer Joe
    • Love And Peace
    • I Never Told You
    • and more....

    Remarks

    • Big Band

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • A Voz E O Violão Album

    recorded by Djavan in 1975

    Album art work of A Voz E O Violão by Djavan

    A Voz E O Violão

    Musicians

    • Djavan
    • Altamiro Carrilho
    • Helinho
    • Edson Frederico
    • Luizão
    • Ariovaldo Contesini Paulinho
    • Armando Marçal,Hermes,Luna

    Tracks

    • Flor De Lis
    • Na Boca do Beco
    • Maçã do Rosto
    • Pára-Raio
    • E Que Deus Ajude
    • and more....

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • Tenors Head-On Album

    recorded by Bill Perkins in 1956

    Album art work of Tenors Head-On by Bill Perkins

    Tenors Head-On

    Musicians

    • Bill Perkins,Richie Kamuca
    • Pete Jolly
    • Red Mitchell
    • Stan Levey

    Tracks

    • Cotton Tail
    • I Want A Little Girl
    • Blues For Two
    • Indian Summer
    • Don't Be That Way
    • and more....

    Remarks

    • 2 ts

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • The West Coast Sounds, Vol. 1 Album

    recorded by Shelly Manne in 1955 & 1953

    Album art work of The West Coast Sounds, Vol. 1 by Shelly Manne

    The West Coast Sounds, Vol. 1

    Musicians

    • Joe Maini
    • Bill Holman
    • Jimmy Giuffre
    • Bob Enevoldsen
    • Russ Freeman
    • Ralph Peña
    • Shelly Manne
    • Art Pepper
    • Bob Cooper
    • Marty Paich
    • Curtis Counce
    • Bud Shank
    • Joe Mondragon

    Tracks

    • Grasshopper
    • La Mucura
    • Summer Night
    • Afrodesia
    • You And The Night And The Music
    • and more....

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • Royal Flush Album

    recorded by Donald Byrd in 1961

    Album art work of Royal Flush by Donald Byrd

    Royal Flush

    Musicians

    • Pepper Adams
    • Donald Byrd
    • Herbie Hancock
    • Butch Warren
    • Billy Higgins

    Tracks

    • Hush
    • I'm A Fool To Want You
    • Jorgie's
    • Shangri-La
    • 6M's
    • and more....

    Remarks

    • Arco

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • In A Sentimental Mood Song

    One of the most popular Duke Ellington's ballad tunes among jazz musicians.

    Composer
    Duke Ellington
    Lyricist
    Irving Mills, Manny Kurtz
    Form
    A-A-B-A
    Style
    Ballad

    updated on Aug 23, 2016

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  • Ben Williams Quote

    My motto has always been to “stay ready” so you never have to “get ready.”

    updated on Aug 30, 2015

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  • Pat Metheny Quote

    Always be the worst guy in every band you're in.

    updated on Jun 3, 2017

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  • Hard Groove Album

    recorded by Roy Hargrove in 2002

    Album art work of Hard Groove by Roy Hargrove

    Hard Groove

    Musicians

    • Keith Anderson
    • Jacques Schwarz-Bart
    • Roy Hargrove
    • Cornell Dupree,Chalmers Alford
    • Bobby Sparks
    • Bernard Wright
    • Pino Palladino,Reggie Washington
    • Jason Thomas
    • Daniel Moreno
    • Common
    • James Poyser
    • Dontae Winslow
    • G. Craig Glanville,Maurice Brown
    • D'Angelo
    • Chalmers Alford
    • Pino Palladino
    • Reggie Washington
    • Willie Jones III
    • Erykah Badu,Q-Tip
    • Marc Cary
    • Me'Shell NdegéOcello
    • Gene Lake
    • Butter
    • Stephanie McKay
    • Keith Anderson,Steve Coleman
    • Jacques Schwarz-Bart,Keith Loftis
    • Maurice Brown
    • Cornell Dupree
    • Anthony Hamilton
    • Gene Lake,Willie Jones III
    • Shelby Johnson
    • Renee Neufville
    • Karl Denson
    • Tony Suggs
    • John Lee
    • Daniel Moreno,Kwaku Obeng
    • The RH Factor

    Tracks

    • Hardgroove
    • Common Free Style
    • I'll Stay
    • Interlude
    • Pastor "T"
    • and more....

    Remarks

    • Chordless

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • Ray Brown Musician

    Ray Brown

    One of the jazz bass legend between bebop era and modern era. Also one of the pioneer of jazz cello. He is known as a sideman, a band leader and an educator. His style bases on very basics so his bass lines are used to study basic bass lines very widely.

    Birth Name
    Raymond Matthews Brown
    Born
    October 13, 1926
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    Died
    July 2, 2002
    Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

    updated on Oct 25, 2015

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  • Beautiful Love Song

    Beautiful Love Analyze Sheet

    One of the most popular minor key jazz standard songs in jam session. Written by Victor Young, Wayne King & Egbert Van Alstyne.

    Composer
    Victor Young, Wayne King & Egbert Van Alstyne
    Lyricist
    Haven Gillespie
    Form
    A-B-A-C (A-B-A-B’)
    Style
    Swing

    updated on Dec 4, 2015

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  • Silent Feet Album

    recorded by Eberhard Weber & Colours in 1977

    Album art work of Silent Feet by Eberhard Weber & Colours

    Silent Feet

    Musicians

    • Charlie Mariano
    • Rainer Brüninghaus
    • Eberhard Weber
    • John Marshall

    Tracks

    • Seriously Deep
    • Silent Feet
    • Eyes That Can See In The Dark

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise Song

    One of the most popular minor key jazz standard songs. Written by Sigmund Romberg.

    Composer
    Sigmund Romberg
    Lyricist
    Oscar Hammerstein II
    Form
    A - A - B - A
    Style
    Swing

    updated on Mar 20, 2016

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  • Lucky Thompson Featuring Oscar Pettiford, Vol. 2 Album

    recorded by Oscar Pettiford in 1956

    Album art work of Lucky Thompson Featuring Oscar Pettiford, Vol. 2 by Oscar Pettiford

    Lucky Thompson Featuring Oscar Pettiford, Vol. 2

    Musicians

    • Lucky Thompson
    • Don Abney
    • Oscar Pettiford
    • Jimmy Cleveland
    • Osie Johnson
    • Clifton "Skeeter" Best

    Tracks

    • N R #2
    • Once There Was
    • Dancing Sunbeam
    • N R #1
    • Little Tenderfoot
    • and more....

    Remarks

    • Drumless

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • Minor Tonality Theory

    Basics about Minor Tonality; Natural Minor, Harmonic Minor and Melodic Minor. Especially about scales and chord category.

    • Diatonic Chord and Diatonic Scale
    • Diatonic Chord Function
    • Classification By Frequency Of Use
    • Parent Scale

    updated on Aug 22, 2015

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  • Cherokee Song

    Cherokee Analyze Sheet

    One of the most popular jazz standard songs which are played very fast in jam session. Written by Ray Noble.

    Composer
    Ray Noble
    Lyricist
    Ray Noble
    Form
    A-A-B-A
    Style
    Swing

    updated on Sep 3, 2015

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  • Originally Album

    recorded by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers in 1956

    Album art work of Originally by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

    Originally

    Musicians

    • Hank Mobley
    • Donald Byrd
    • Horace Silver
    • Doug Watkins
    • Art Blakey
    • Ira Sullivan
    • Kenny Drew
    • Wilbur Ware
    • Jackie McLean
    • Bill Hardman
    • Sam Dockery
    • Spanky DeBrest

    Tracks

    • Hank's Other Tune (AKA The Late Show)
    • Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good)
    • Weird-O
    • Carol's Interlude [Alt Take]
    • Lil' T
    • and more....

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • Wynton Kelly Musician

    Wynton Kelly

    Birth Name
    Wynton Charles Kelly
    Born
    December 2, 1931
    Brooklyn, New York
    Died
    April 12, 1971
    Toronto, Canada

    updated on Jan 21, 2017

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  • Chord Inversion Theory

    2nd Inversion

    Technically, this is not jazz theory. This is classical music theory.

    • 1st Inversion
    • 2nd Inversion
    • Notation
    • Function

    updated on Jun 30, 2015

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  • Diatonic Chord Theory

    Basics of Diatonic Chord: chord category, voice leading and functions.

    • Function
    • Tonic
    • Sub dominant
    • Dominant
    • Sub Function

    updated on Aug 22, 2015

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  • In My Element Album

    recorded by Robert Glasper in 2006

    Album art work of In My Element by Robert Glasper

    In My Element

    Musicians

    • Robert Glasper
    • Vincent Archer
    • Damion Reid
    • Reverend Joe Ratliff

    Tracks

    • G&B
    • Of Dreams To Come
    • F.T.B.
    • Y'Outta Praise Him Intro
    • Y'Outta Praise Him
    • and more....

    Remarks

    • Solo
    • Odd Meter

    updated on Apr 5, 2023

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  • How High The Moon Song

    One of the most popular medium up swing tune among jazz musicians.

    Composer
    Morgan Lewis
    Lyricist
    Nancy Hamilton
    Form
    A-B-A-C
    Style
    Medium Up Swing

    updated on Mar 27, 2016

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