John Coltrane
Tenor Sax Solo on
Summertime

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They extend the typical 16 bar form of Summertime to 22 bars by extending the last 2 bars into 8.
John Coltrane was 33 to 34 years old at the time.

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John Coltrane

Tenor Sax

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John Coltrane

Released 1961

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Summertime

John Coltrane

Recorded 1960

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Summertime

by George Gershwin

D minor

Concert Key

E minor

Tenor Sax Key

16 bars

Form

4/4

Meter

3m 26s

Duration

6

Choruses

160 bpm

Tempo

Swing

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