Autumn leaves

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Wisten wij eigenlijk wel dat veel gecoverde en fraaie Autumn leaves (Since you went away the days grow long/And soon I’ll hear old winter’s song/But I miss you most of all my darling/When Autumn leaves start to fall) oorspronkelijk in 1945 door Yves Montand werd gezongen als Les feuilles mortes, en pas 2 jaar later door Johnny Mercer (1909-1976) in het Engels werd vertaald?

Autumn Leaves” offers a popular way for beginning jazz musicians to become acquainted with jazz harmony as it consists almost solely of II-V-I and II-V sequences which are typical of jazz. For example, in the key of G minor it opens with Cm7 (II) – F7 (V) – Bbmaj7 (I). The bridge contains the same sequence as well as Fm7 (II) – Bb7 (V) – Ebmaj7 (I).