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Author Rein
Posted 1/29/07; 9:27:34 PM
Topic Stella By Starlight
Msg# 5157 (in response to 4543)
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Stella By Starlight is in the key of Bb major (as can be seen by the last chord), a very common key in Jazz. It helps when analyzing the chord structure to think in terms of key centers rather than strictly in terms of chords.

E-7b5 A7alt is a minor II V progression in D (the third of Bb major)

C-7 F7 are a major II V progression in Bb (the root ).

F-7 Bb7 EbM7 is a major II V I in Eb, the fourth of Bb major), then EbM7 Ab7 is a V I

Try playing the first 5 bars as Asusb9 Asusb9 Fsus F7 F-7 or

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