Metermorphosis (Bird On A Schwinn) ©2008 by Mike Prigodich
My vocalese-style tribute to Charlie Parker based on Gershwin’s Rhythm Changes, but done as a jazz waltz. This is an instrumental version from a rehearsal recording of my jazz quartet. Someday I’ll need to find a vocalist who can sing the lyrics.

Upbeat @ Etude ©2009 by Mike Prigodich
Here’s my jazz quartet playing this tune at a rehearsal. My piano teacher said it reminded him of Joe Henderson and Chick Corea. Plus, there’s a bit of black gospel thrown in at the end for fun. Have an upbeat attitude while practicing the upbeats in this etude.

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