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My Favorite Things                                       Tony Rice Unit - "Backwaters"

This is a jazz version of the song from "Sound Of Music".  Tony uses chord progressions that are loosely based upon Johhny Coltrane's version taken down a whole step to Dm7 for progression I.  This is his first full solo.

About the chord progressions.  The great thing about jazz is that you can make numerous substitutions across the progression.  The progressions I hear are going to be inherently different than what Tony's band is playing.  There are several subsitutions being played in the rhythm and would take far more time than I have to decipher each and every chord.  Use my progression as a trip-ticket to your own chord substitutions.     

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For simplicity, here is the basic progressions.  You may call these by a different name as happens often in the world of chords.

Chord progressions:

I:  Dm7 - Em7 - Fmaj7 - Em7
II:  Gm7 - C7 - F - Bbmaj7 - Fmaj7 - Bm7b5 - Em7b5 - A7
III:  D - Em7add11

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