Tag Archives: Reharmonizing Rhythm Changes

Oleo: Not Just a Reharmonization

Sonny Rollins is one of my favorite musicians, and I’ve always loved playing his tune, Oleo…at least the melody.  It is based on rhythm changes, the 32-bar AABA form chord progression borrowed somewhat from the old tune “I’ve Got Rhythm,” … Continue reading

Posted in Composing, Composition Lessons, Improvisation Lessons | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment