“Satin Doll” is a song written by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn in 1953.
Tag: jazz standards
“Summertime” is a tune written by George Gershwin in 1934 for the opera “Porgy and Bess”, published in 1935.
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.
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.