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Midnight Cafe

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

PUBLISHED: Oct 7, 2011 • UPDATED: Feb 21, 2016 • VIEWS: 17 • LESSON CODE: UL401

Instruments: ukulele guitar ANY Subjects: blues

View the Download section below to download the song files for the complete and most up-to-date versions.

An original song by Curt Sheller from my 2002 Midnight at the Jazz Cafe CD. A minor blues in Fm.

Midnight at the Jazz Cafe uses more contemporary 4-part chords.


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The main downloads for this Song.

Midnight Cafe - handwritten Studio Chart
Updated: Dec 31, 2016

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

Midnight at the Jazz Cafe
Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Recording from the CD, Midnight at the Jazz Cafe by the Curt Sheller Trio.

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Tips and tricks for remembering a song.

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Related Lessons

Related Lessons for Midnight Cafe at this time.

Core Chords - The Big Six - Building a Solid Chord Foundation • Updated: Jan 23, 2020

Core Chords is a series of lessons for building your core, essential 4-part chords. These chords commonly called jazz chords, are really just 4-part chords used in a wide range of musical styles.

The Big Six chords include: Seventh 7, Major Seventh maj7, Minor Seventh m7, Half Diminished Seventh or Minor Seven Flat Five diminished 7 m7b5, Diminished Seventh o7 and Augmented Seventh +7. These six chords form a core set of chords.

Learning The Blues Scale on `Ukulele • Updated: Feb 12, 2019

Learn the Blues ( Minor Pentatonic ) and Pentatonic ( Major Pentatonic ) scales on ukulele. A practical approach to learning theses two essential scales using the Blues. These five note scales, the Major Pentatonic and the Blues or Minor Pentatonic scales are two of the most common scales used in contemporary music. This lesson focuses on the blues scale in the common key of D.

What is the Blues? • Updated: Mar 12, 2019

The Blues are at the heart of all American music. It has influenced Country, Rock, Folk, Jazz, Bluegrass and just about every form of American music we listen to today.

The Blues - a chord progression, a scale, a feeling. This UkuleleLesson presents an introduction to the blues progression and a couple of scale position of the pentatonic scale to get you started improvising.

Additional Song Files, Resources and Assets

These are the related song files, resources and assets for Midnight Cafe at this time.

Midnight Cafe - handwritten Studio Chart
Updated: Dec 31, 2016

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

Midnight at the Jazz Cafe
Updated: Dec 31, 2016

Recording from the CD, Midnight at the Jazz Cafe by the Curt Sheller Trio.

Related Books

Related Books for Midnight Cafe at this time.

A Guide to Blues Chord Progressions for Ukulele A to Z
Updated: Jun 15, 2006

26 blues progression in C and G tuning, progressing from basic to advanced jazz progression, with chord grids and substitutions

Related Songs

Related Songs for Midnight Cafe at this time.

Kelle Belle
Updated: Oct 16, 2011

An original jazz blues by Curt Sheller.

Related Lesson Series

Related Lessons Series for Midnight Cafe at this time.

Blues Chord Progressions
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

From A to Z - These are the 26 blues chord progressions, extracted from my book Blues Chord Progressions for Ukulele from A to Z for use with on-line and private students.

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