Blue Bossa by Kenny Dorham

This jam track:

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

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Reference Track (With Bass)

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

As Performed by Joe Henderson

Blue Bossa” is an instrumental jazz composition by Kenny Dorham. It was introduced on Joe Henderson‘s 1963 album Page One. A blend of hard bop and bossa nova, the tune was possibly influenced by Dorham’s visit to the Rio de Janeiro Jazz Festival in 1961.

Notable recordings of this song include:

  • Joe Henderson: (1963)
  • Tony Lee Trio: (1976)
  • Joe Diorio: (1977)
  • Ritchie Cole: (1981)
  • Mark Egan: (2008)
  • Elaine Elias and Chick Corea: (2021)

Performed by The Sunrise Jazz Combo

Amazing rendition by Diego Coelho / Gero Vieira / MP Bass