Midnight Cafe

An original song by Curt Sheller from his 2002 Midnight at the Jazz Cafe CD.

Published: 07 Oct 2011 Updated: 21 Feb 2016Visits: 65Code: UL401

INSTRUMENTS: Blues Main: Any Others: Ukulele Guitar ANY
Subjects: Blues

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Midnight Cafe

An original jazz blues by Curt Sheller from The Curt Sheller Trio 2002 "Midnight at the Jazz Cafe" CD using more contemporary 4-part chords.

Midnight Cafe…

Midnight at the Jazz Cafe

Midnight Cafe is available on my 2002 Jazz Trio CD: Midnight at the Jazz Cafe.

With the help of two great musicians, I’m allowed to put together some melodies and chords and capture a little jazz for the first time on CD. I’ve picked some of my favorite songs and thrown in a couple of originals. I hope you enjoy this slice of time in my musical career and development.

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Midnight Cafe - handwritten Studio Chart

Updated: 31 Dec 2016

The handwritten studio chart for the Midnight at the Jazz Cafe sessions.

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Midnight at the Jazz Cafe

Updated: 31 Dec 2016

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Midnight Cafe - handwritten Studio Chart

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The handwritten studio chart for the Midnight at the Jazz Cafe sessions.

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Midnight at the Jazz Cafe

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