500 Miles High by Chick Corea

This jam track:

  • Key of E minor
  • 140 BPM
  • Repeats 3 times
  • Style: Bossanova

Tracks may take a moment to start. Please be patient.

Listen:

Reference Track (With Bass)

Play Along Track (Without Bass) – [Click here to download]

As Performed by John Coltrane

500 Miles High” is a jazz fusion song by American musician Chick Corea and Return to Forever. Composed by Corea with lyrics by Neville Potter, it was recorded in 1972 for the group’s second album, Light as a Feather in 1973. Brazilian singer Flora Purim provides the vocal and the piece became her signature song and a jazz standard.

Notable recordings of this song include:

  • Stan Getz Captain Marvel, (1974)
  • Flora Purim – performed the song at the Montreux Jazz Festival ,(1974)
  • George Shearing — 500 Miles High, (1974)
  • Manhattan Transfer — The Chick Corea Songbook, (2009)
  • Joe PassVirtuoso No. 2, (1976)
  • Joe FarrelSound of Jazz, (1988)

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