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Summertime Chords

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SUMMERTIME                      (Gershwin)

(It's smooth and Jazzy, based on a live performance by Jan Akkerman I once witnessed)

Intro:  Em6  B7 | Em6  B7+

        Em6 B7 Em6          B7        Em6  Eb7-5 G/D C#7-5                  
Summertime,         and the livin' is easy
          Am7   G6   Cmaj7                      B7-C7- B7   F13-5
Fish are jumpin'             and the cotton is high
             Em6 B7 Em6            B7           Em6   Eb7-5  G/D  C#7-5
Your daddy's rich,       and your momma's good lookin'
    G6         C#7-5  Cmaj7    B7   F13-5  Em6   B7   Em6    B7+
So hush little baby,         don't  you    cry


             Em6    B7  Em6             B7      Em6    Eb7-5  G/D  C#7-5
One of these mornings,     you're gonna rise up singing
            Am7          G6   Cmaj7                     B7-C7-B7  F13-5
Then you'll spread your wings    and you'll take to the sky
              Em6    B7  Em6             B7         Em6  Eb7-5  G/D  C#7-5
But till that morning,        there's a nothin' can harm you
     G6        C#7-5  Cmaj7      B7    F13-5 Em6  B7  Em6   B7+
With daddy and mammy         stan-   ding    by


(....repeat, but nicer.....)

(....and the last line.......)
      G6       C#7-5    Cmaj7    B7    F13-5 Em6  B7  Em6-9
With daddy and mammy         stan-   ding    by


Chords used:
 Em6 B7 B7+ Eb7-5 G/D C#7-5 Am7 G6 Cmaj7 C7 F13-5 Em6/9
e-3--2---3----2----3----3----0--0----0---0----x----2---|
b-2--0---0----2----3----5----1--0----0---1----0----2---|
G-4--2---2----2----4----4----0--0----0---3----0----0---|
D-x--1---1----1----0----5----2--0----2---2----1----2---|
A-x--2---2----x----x----4----0--2----3---3----x----2---|
E-0--x---x----x----x----x----x--3----3---x----1----0---|

Arrangement: Aatvza
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steelmanid wrote on March 20 2014, 10:54 am

I like this arrangement and it is in my wheelhouse as a vocalist. My jazz buddies are really tearing it up.

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aatvza wrote on March 20 2014, 04:12 pm

Great you are enjoying this. Thanks.

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