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Giant Steps

Composer John Coltrane    (click to list other tunes)
Submitted by David Luebbert
Posted 4/10/08; 5:35:31 PM
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Chord changes for John Coltrane's Giant Steps with hi-hat and ride cymbal accompaniment.

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Here's a SongTrellis article that tries to explain what happens harmonically in the tune entitled Giant Steps (in minute detail).

The Jazz Soloist website has a page for Giant Steps that gives great advice on learning to play over these changes

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