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. I have had this horn for a little over a year now and I find … Continue reading All Of Me

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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. Anyway, this is another tune I'm relearning. It is called All The Things You Are, written Jerome Kern. It originally appeared in a … Continue reading All The Things You Are

About Using Real Book

I recently read an article on JazzAdvice.com, called Why You Shouldn't Be A Real Book Player. Basically, the article talks about the difference it makes when you learn a tune by ear from a record vs. having a book with written music and chord changes in front of you. The author makes the case that … Continue reading About Using Real Book