Monday, October 13, 2014

"The Blessing" by Ornette Coleman


This tune was first featured on Ornette Coleman's "Something Else!!!!". It's been played by quite a few musicians considering it's an Ornette composition. I'd say it's one of his most popular ones with Lonely Woman, Turnaround & When Will the Blues Leave? There are a few lead sheets available here and there, but they're either hard to read or incorrect. Hopefully these work better. 


Download PDF lead sheet for C Instruments 


Download PDF lead sheet for Bb Instruments 


Download PDF lead sheet for Eb Instruments



Ornette Coleman's The Blessing lead sheet for all instruments





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2 comments:

  1. Thanks is this a version rom the Real Book ?

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    1. No, it's slightly different; hopefully easier to read. I transcribed this from the recording.

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