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Chris Potter Plays

Cherokee
In 10 Keys
Transcribed by Charles McNeal
Recorded at his jazz saxophone clinic in Akron, Ohio on December 4, 2015.

Solo Tenor Saxophone

240 BPM (or something like it)

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