does anyone know where i can get a lead sheet for ahmad's blues.  i've been listening to red's version (workin' with miles davis quintet) and would like to transcrib.  but as a beginner (at that for sure) it would help to have the lead sheet.  i've tried the fake book index with no luck.  tia
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sorry, i don't recall seeing one ever published.  isn't that the one in bb using the rootless voicings in the lh using the chords 1/2 step above frequently?  if so, you could try using ab-c-d-g in the lh, plus whatever melody in octaves in the rh (throw in a fifth or whatever red was using if needed -- it should sound pretty close).  if it's a different tune, then ignore the above!
for the a section melody (the bluesy part), you'll probably just have to listen to it slowly to figure it out.  i think the b and c section chords are voiced with the following shape:

ab-d-g-c-f-bb (bb13)

in the b section it's bb13 to b13 and in the c section it's bb13 to ab13 to gb13 to f13 and walk chromatically up back to bb.  off the top of my head, i don't know what the form is for the head and it's anyone's  best guess as to the solo form.
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