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Autumn Leaves (New Real Book)submitted:
2007/08/05 05:35:23
2007/08/10 19:33:01

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Autumn Leaves
Les Feuilles Mortes
Joseph Kosma
Jacques Prévert
Johnny Mercer

The music was created, before, by Joseph Kosma for the ballet "Le Rendez-Vous" in 1945,
and Prévert wrote, after, the words for the movie.

The poem was published, after the death of Jacques Prévert, in the book "Soleil de Nuit" in 1980

(info from )

Selected Recordings of Autumn Leaves
Art Blakely, Cannonball Adderley, Hank Jones, Miles Davis & Sam Jones - Somethin' Else - Autumn Leaves on: Somethin' Else
Miles, Cannonball Adderly, Hank Jones, Sam Jones, Art Blakey
Miles Davis - In Person Friday and Saturday Nights At the Blackhawk - Complete - Autumn Leaves on: Friday and Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk
A nice one by the rhythm section: Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb - Miles and Mobley lay out on this track from 1961 "Friday and Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk"
Wynton Marsalis - Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1 - Autumn Leaves on: Standard Time, Vol 1
Say what you will, but this is a great recording by Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, Robert Hurst, with Jeff "Tain" Watts driving, metric modulation...(Caravan is even better on this CD)


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