The discovery of Circle of Fifths backwards in Sam Butera’s Harlem Nocturne

Written by  on February 13, 2015


That top student Andy C Belfin was playing Sam Butera’s splendid version of Earl Bostics superbluesy Harlem Nocturne when I noticed in the breakdown he plays the circle of Fifths left to learn this and thats that vital part of music theory learnt.

C  F Bb D# G# C# F# B E A D bottom C …Sounds electric in context too.