In this weeks lick, we showcase one of our jazz piano heroes, Duke Jordan.
He was a legendary sideman with greats such as Charlie Parker and Cannonball Adderly, and made several influential recordings as a leader.
His classic jazz composition, “Jordu,” features a chord progression known as the circle of fifths.
Listen to how he plays the changes on this cut from his 1990 recording, “Flight to Denmark.”
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