All of Me: The Jazz Standard Sheet Music

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Looking for a classic jazz standard to add to your repertoire? Check out our sheet music for “All of Me” by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons. This tune has been covered by countless artists over the years, and is a great one to have in your bag.


“All of Me” is a popular song and jazz standard written by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons in 1931. The song was first recorded by Belle Baker and became a hit in 1932. The most popular version of the song was recorded by Billie Holiday in 1933. The Jazz Standard “All of Me” has been recorded by many artists over the years, including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis.

The Melody

The melody of “All of Me” is very simple, and it’s easy to learn even if you’ve never played the piano before. The reason the melody is so easy to learn is because it only uses the notes E, G, B, and D. These notes are all part of the key of C major, which means that they sound good together and they’re easy to play.

If you’re new to the piano, you might not know how to read music yet. That’s okay! You can still learn the melody by following the letter names above. Just place your right hand in middle C position (with your thumb on C) and play each letter in order. When you get to the end of the melody, start back at the beginning and play it again.

The Chords

There are two main sets of chords that are used in the jazz standard “All of Me”: Major 7ths and Dominant 7ths. Major 7th chords are simply major chords with an added 7th note, while dominant 7th chords are major chords with an added flat 7th note. You can see how these two sets of chords differ in the chart below.

Major 7th Chords:

| Chord | Notes |
| — | — |
| Cmaj7 | C, E, G, B |
| Dmaj7 | D, F#, A, C# |
| Emaj7 | E, G#, B, D# |
| Fmaj7 | F, A, C, E |
| Gmaj7 | G, B, D, F# |
| Amaj7 | A, C#, E, G# |
| Bmaj7 B, D#, F# A#

Dominant 7th Chords:

| Chord Notes
| — —
| C7 C E G Bb `

The Arrangement

This song was originally written in 1931 by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks, who were inspired by a popular melody from the time. The original sheet music was published by Mills Music, Inc. in New York City. Thearrangement for “All of Me” is based on the original 1931 version, with a few minor changes. The biggest change is in the phrasing of the melody, which has been modernized to better reflect the way that jazz musicians phrase melodies today. Additionally, the chord progression has been slightly altered to better support the melody.

The Solo

All of Me is a 1931 popular song with music by Gerald Marks and lyrics by Seymour Simons. It was first performed by Belle Baker and became a Number One hit on the US Billboard charts in 1932. The song has been recorded by many artists over the years, including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Barbra Streisand, and Michael Bublé.

The original Sheet Music for All of Me featured the solo on the last page, which was intended to be played as part of the melody. Over the years, many jazz musicians have recorded their own versions of the solo, often making use of improvisation. Some of the most famous solos were recorded by Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Dizzy Gillespie.

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