Category Jazz

Autumn Leaves – Les Feuilles Mortes – Classical Guitar

“Autumn Leaves” is a popular song. Originally it was a 1945 French song, “fr: Les feuilles mortes” (literally “The Dead Leaves”), with music by Hungarian-American composer Joseph Kosma and lyrics by poet Jacques Prevert. It seems that the chords of this…

Nuages by Django for Classical Guitar

“Nuages” is one of the most famous compositions by Django Reinhardt, who has made it thirteen versions. But it is also one of the standards gypsy jazz most played, to which are also added the words, even if the original…

Take the A Train for Classical Guitar

“Take the A Train” is a jazz standard composed by Billy Strayhorn. It is inspired by the “A” line of the New York metropolitan area, which at the time led by eastern Brooklyn up to Harlem and to the northern…

Blue Bossa,
jazz theme for classical guitar

Blue Bossa is one of those standards that are never lacking in the repertoire of guitarists who are starting to study jazz. The instrumental theme of this song fits very well to the guitar, even though it was originally composed…

Andrew York – Sunday Morning Overcast

“Sunday Morning Overcast” is a beautiful composition of Andrew York,  which is contained in the album “Perfect Sky” (1986). Notice the perfect setting of the right hand of York, really effective! As a classical guitarist Andrew York has had a long…