4 pages | PDF | 888.0 KBBlue Soul by Blue Mitchell is a jazz piece written and performed by the renowned trumpeter and composer. It is an exploration of the blues and soul genre, composed in the keys of B♭ major and G minor. The piece is sixty-four measures in length and features a range of intricately crafted melodies, soulful improvisations and bright harmonies. The composition begins with an introductory section that features two contrasting grooves. The melodic material in this section alternates between the two keys, creating an interesting interplay of tonalities. The melody then transitions into a more soulful and expressive solo section, highlighting Mitchell’s improvisational abilities. The composition closes with a return to the two initial grooves. Blue Soul is a thrilling and rewarding exploration of the soulful genre, showcasing Mitchell’s skill as both a composer and singer-songwriter.