This songbook features 13 pieces by John Coltrane, featuring his trademark 'changes', arranged for C instruments.
In the late 1950s, John Coltrane composed or arranged a series of tunes that used chord progressions based on a series of key center movements by thirds rather than the usual fourths and fifths of standard progressions. This sound is so aurally identifiable and has received so much attention from jazz musicians that it has become known as Coltrane's 'changes'.
This songbook presents an exploration of Coltrane's changes by studying 13 of his arrangements, each containing the unique harmonic formula. It includes complete solo transcriptions with extensive performance notes for each.
Featured songs include Body and Soul, But Not for Me, Central Park West, Countdown, Fifth House, Giant Steps, Summertime and more.