After you've gone

"After you've gone" is a popular jazz tune originally written in the key of F major. The song was composed by Turner Layton, with lyrics by Henry Creamer and was first published in 1918. It has been performed by various jazz artists over the years, including Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith, and Django Reinhardt. The melody is characterized by its upbeat tempo and swinging rhythm, making it a staple in the jazz repertoire. A curious fact about this song is that it became a popular instrumental number, often played by jazz bands without any lyrics.