Watch the My Deadbeat Fred online guitar lesson by Brad Carlton from Chord Studies: Jazz Standards Vol. 1
A relaxed jazz blues progression with a swing feel in the style of Freddie the Freeloader in a 12 bar form gives us a nice change of pace. The chords are pretty straight forward but pay special attention to anticipating the changes. Staying in the pocket on tunes like these is the most crucial thing when playing with a band.