Autumn Leaves Comping
Watch a 6-chorus comping and improvisation performance over the classic tune Autumn Leaves. We use a selection of voicing techniques and accompaniment principles to demonstrate the different approaches to comping a tune.
Theory Areas Covered
The comping voicings and techniques are based on the following jazz theory areas:
- Drop 2 Voicings
- Quartal Voicings
- Block Chords
- Chord Substitution
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6 Choruses Over The Tune
The performance starts with the well-known Bill Evans intro to this classic tune, moving into the head with left hand voicings, 3 choruses of comping, 2 choruses of improvisation, and finally head and out.
Autumn Leaves Comping PDF File Type: pdf
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