Monkey Blues

Year of composition
Not applicable (e.g. worksheet)
5 minutes
Jazz music
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A long, long time ago, before I had my first jazz lessons, I experimented a bit with this. At that time I thought it was cool - retrospectively I look at it as bad jazz. However, some people liked it and it’s been lying on the harddrive for years doing nothing anyway. While it was originally meant to be played as a "standard", please do experiment in form (I used to…)! The melody is not that important either, just see if you can carve something decent out of it! The title was suggested by Claire - an old time friend, to whom this song is fittingly dedicated to. Scorch rendering is obviously useless for a leadsheet.

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