Jazz Standards – Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves is a popular jazz standards and is probably one of the easiest songs to get started with if you want to learn to play jazz guitar.

It was written by Joseph Kosma, with English lyrics by Johnny Mercer.

The song is in the key of E minor and of course can be played in other keys such as Gm. Here are the Autumn Leaves chords and melody.

Amazing performance by Ted Greene

I post a lot of non-guitar performances like sax and piano as I find them really melodic

Autumn Leaves Stan Getz transcription

Autumn Leaves Bill Evans transcription

Here is my Autumn Leaves chord melody arrangement.

Here are the Autumn Leaves arpeggios in 5th fret area.

Autumn Leaves Backing track (video)

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