Scrapple from the Apple

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"Scrapple from the Apple" is a bebop composition by Charlie Parker written in 1947, commonly recognized today as a jazz standard, written in F major. The song borrows its chord progression from "Honeysuckle Rose",[1] a common practice for Parker, as he based many of his successful tunes over already well-known chord changes.

While the A section is based on "Honeysuckle Rose", the B section or "middle eight" comes from the rhythm changes, which are based on George Gershwin's "I Got Rhythm".

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  1. ^ Leppanen, Rick. "Jazz Standards Songs and Instrumentals (Honeysuckle Rose)". JazzStandards.com. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
  2. ^ a b c d e Gioia, Ted (2012). The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire. New York City: Oxford University Press. p. 361–362. ISBN 978-0-19-993739-4.
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/our-man-in-paris-mw0000191916
  4. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/jim-hall-live!–mw0000865518
  5. ^ https://www.popmatters.com/keith-jarrett-after-the-fall–2533854113.html
  6. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-complete-dial-sessions-jazz-classics-mw0002354691
  7. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/stitt-plays-bird-mw0000195617
  8. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/song/scrapple-from-the-apple-mt0032132855

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