Summertime…what a great jazz standard! Actually this tune was composedas a lullaby for the opera „Porgy and Bess“ by George Gershwin.
The song soon became a popular jazz standard and now is one of the „HAVE TO KNOW“ songs for every jazz musician. This is one of the most covered songs in jazz history, so there are lot of different version available. You can play summertime like it is written in our holy bible „The Real Book“ or try out our version:
The theme is quite basic for all kind of players, we just added some nice phrasings. In addition to that, there are two solos available – the first is for intermediate players and the second for our
advanced guitar cracks. So everyone will find stuff to learn. Have fun!