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"Giant Steps" is a jazz composition, composed by jazz musician John Coltrane. It is also a minor meme on the SiIvaGunner channel.

Overview

The song "Giant Steps" was first composed by John Coltrane and is the first song on his album Giant Steps. It is a composition that contains a rapid progression of chord changes through 3 keys (commonly known as "Coltrane changes") shifted by major thirds, creating an augmented triad. Various musicians have used these Coltrane changes in their song. This progression still stimulates the harmonic thinking of contemporary jazz.[1]

The song was featured in the game Grand Theft Auto IV, for the fictional radio station Jazz Nation Radio 108.5.

Rips

See also: Category:Rips featuring Giant Steps

On SiIvaGunner, "Giant Steps" first appeared during the latter half of Season 2 in the "Drowning - Sonic the Hedgehog" rip. One month later, a channel event dedicated to the joke, John Coltrane's Birthday, cemented it as a SiIvaGunner meme.

The image in the first rip.

The first rip, as well as the event's rips and a few rips afterward, reference a repost-bait image that refers to the Coltrane changes.

References

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Medium
Television: EyewitnessFamily GuyFanboy & Chum ChumInspector GadgetThe Flintstones (Meet the Flintstones) • The JetsonsThe NutshackThe Simpsons (Gonna Paint Our WagonSteamed HamsGracie Films) • We Are Number One
Anime: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (BLOODY STREAM) • Gas Gas GasRen'ai CirculationSnow halation
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Rap: Astronaut in the OceanBonfireChicken and ChipsChip tha RipperHotline BlingI'm Not Yo Daddy, I'm Yo GrandpaJohn CenaSnoop DoggSoulja BoySpace JamU Guessed ItWhalesYankin
Rock: All StarBodiesBoulevard of Broken DreamsCrawlingFuck BeesMaroon 5ParalyzerSmoothThe Beatles
Electronic: a e s t h e t i cBangarangCrazy FrogEpicGoodbye To A Worldh3h3Productions Theme SongHaunted HouseSandstormScatman JohnSunshine, Rainbow, White PonyTemporary Secretary
Other
Bob DylanGiant StepsIt Burns! Burns! Burns!POKEMON GO SONG!!!Rock My ForumTotino's
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