“Satin Doll” is a song written by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn in 1953.Continue reading ““Satin Doll”, by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn: a solo ukulele arrangement”
“Summertime” is a tune written by George Gershwin in 1934 for the opera “Porgy and Bess”, published in 1935.Continue reading ““Summertime” by George Gershwin, arranged for Ukulele”
A great exercise, in my opinion, is to start improvising on a well known melody or chord sequence, record the session and after transcribe the result on the score.Continue reading ““All of me”, arranged for Ukulele”
Autumn Leaves is one of the most popular jazz standards.
Originally it was a 1946 French song, “Les Feuilles mortes”, composed by Joseph Kosma, with lyrics by Jacques Prevert, used for the movie film “Les Portes De La Nuit”, a drama set in post World War II Paris.