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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

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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

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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