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All Of Me

Fishing for comments dammit!

All of Me is one of my favorite songs. I first heard it in high school. It’s a relatively easy song to play and was one of the first songs I ever learned to improvise on. 109 more words


Great American Songbook

The musical canon of important and influential popular and jazz standards from early to mid-20th century is known as either the Great American Songbook or alternatively simply the ‘American Standards’.  202 more words

Thought For The Day

Mickey James Trio/Quartet

Mickey James Trio / Quartet is a talented 3-4 piece group specializing in Jazz, Standards, and many other genres.  The band can be very flexible with song choice / instrumentation depending on the venue, sound requirements, or desired feel.

Lady Bird

This song has been recorded by everyone, from Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, Chet Baker, to people I never even heard of. It is quite old. It was written in 1939 by, Tadd Dameron. 111 more words

Jazz Improvisation

All The Things You Are

I am still enjoying myself for the most part. I say that because I am still having some back pain which sometimes makes it difficult to handle the weight of the saxophone. 249 more words


My 66 Favorite Jazz Standards

As you know, I’m in the process of putting together a jazz ensemble. I’ve been digging around, figuring out songs to put on the set list. 375 more words

Rachel Lee Walsh