"Blues for Alice" is a jazz standard, composed by Charlie Parker. The standard is noted for its rapid bebop blues-style chord voicings and complex harmonic scheme which is a fine example of what is known as "Bird Blues". It is written in the key of F major and usually begins with a F major seventh or F sixth chord. Blues for Alice on Learn Jazz Standards is a great way to improve your ability to play more inside the changes with bebop ideas. Check out our Blues for Alice jazz etude and the solo transcription of Charlie Parker's solo below! Blues for Alice isn't just an easy blues with I, IV, and V chords. Blues for Alice changes are also. Song information for Blues for Alice - Charlie Parker on AllMusic.