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New JGT Lesson: Davy Mooney Explores Thelonious Monk’s Most Famous Composition, “Round Midnight”



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In this video, Mooney explores Thelonious Monk’s most famous composition, “Round Midnight,” and puzzles over the extreme variations in harmony and melody on versions by Monk, Miles, and Wes. He improvises a chorus over the iReal app changes, which are different than the others as well! The saga continues…

Welcome to Advanced Improvisational Concepts by Davy Mooney professor of jazz guitar at the University of North Texas.

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Check out Davy’s album on Sunnyside, “Davy Mooney and the Hope of Home Band Live at National Sawdust”.

Davy Mooney’s “Into the Labyrinth: An Anatomy of Position Playing for Jazz Guitar”

Davy’s Mel Bay book “Personalizing Jazz Vocabulary

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