Tempus Fugue-it

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"Tempus Fugue-it" (also known as "Tempus Fugit") is a 1949 jazz composition by jazz pianist Bud Powell. It has been recorded by Powell, Miles Davis[1] and many others.[citation needed]

Not actually a fugue, its title is a pun on the Latin phrase tempus fugit, meaning "time flies", a reflection of the speed at which it is played.



  1. ^ "Tempus Fugit - Miles Davis - Song Info - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 27 September 2018.

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