Transcription: Everybody’s Song But My Own

Kenny Wheeler’s haunting waltz “Everybody’s Song But My Own” deserves to be a session standard. The propulsive vamp, memorable melody, and impressionistic harmony create a beautifully crafted piece. Most of the charts floating around are riddled with errors, so I’m sharing my chart based on Kenny’s manuscript and his recording from Flutter By, Butterfly:

Enjoy the charts, feel free to share:

Everybody’s Song But My Own

Everybody’s Song But My Own Bb

Ingrid Jensen and I are still finishing the Kenny Wheeler tribute record we recorded last year. You can listen/watch our live show from NPR’s Jazz Night in America.

– ST

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