One of the slickest of Kenny Dorham's titles, Windmill is illustrated by three different recordings (Dorham with saxophonists Hank Mobley and Clifford Jordan, Don Sickler with saxophonist Jimmy Heath) and our new K.D. Challenge version with Minus You tracks. Based on Sweet Georgia Brown changes, it's easy to solo on; our exclusive audio will help you get the head together.
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An alumni of the Art Blakey academy, James was a very influential "young lion." He often visited the jazzleadsheets studio, for rehearsals and to work with Don Sickler on his music. Tragically, he died before we really got the website off the ground. Let us introduce you to his ALTER EGO, in a new key, with Minus You accompaniment tracks. Get into the groove!
While you're here, Harold Land's The It's Where It's At was originally recorded in a big band format, but also works great for any one instrument playing the melody in a quartet format, etc. This uptempo swinger has changes of dynamics, vamps and lots more to explore in your own way.