Lyrics included. It has become standard practice today for the professional musician to play at least one Latin tune in each set as added spice to the overall sound. This set contains ten beautiful Bossa Novas that jazz players have been playing for years. Complete with melody, chords and lyrics. Transposed parts, too! These songs, with their crisp, clean tropical flavor, always seem to find a way of warming up those cold practice rooms on a cool day. Find out why this has always been one of our most popular volumes. Rhythm section is Hal Galper, piano; Steve Gilmore, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums.Girl From Ipanema - One Note Samba - Desafinado - Meditation - So Nice - Little Boat - How Insensitive - Wave - Quiet Night - Once I Loved
Intermediate. Legendary multi-instrumentalist/composer Benny Carter has granted us the impressive honor of compiling a remarkable Play-A-Long of his favorite works. Mr. Carter's fine harmonic awareness and keen melodic ear combine for unforgettable jazz compositions for every taste.Rhythm Section: Harry Pickens (p); Tyrone Wheeler (b); Steve Davis (d)Includes:# All That Jazz# Another Time Another Place# Doozy# Easy Money# Evening Star# People Time# South Side Samba# Summer Serenade# The Courtship# When Lights Are Low# You Only You# The Romp
14 Favorite songs recorded many times over the years!Rhythm Section:Steve Allee (p); Tyrone Wheeler (b); Jonathan Higgins (d) Album Contents:Alabamy BoundCoquetteIn Old Shanty TownGoody GoodyGoofusI Found A Million Dollar BabyI'll See You In My DreamsJosephineOn The Street Where You LivePut Another Nickel In (Music Music Music)I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf CloverToot Toot TootsieYes Sir That's My BabyYou're The Cream In My Coffee
These jazz classics represent a slice of Mile's illustrious career, from 1957 to 1964, during which Miles was at the apex of his popularity. As an example of Miles unparalleled influence as a trumpeter, composer and band leader, several of his sidemen Cannonball Adderly, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, David Liebman, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins and Wayne Shorter have all had play-a-longs of their own compositions presented here in this series! Commemorating the 50th play-a-long in the series, here are the classic tunes Miles Davis made famous. Pianists and everyone else interested in piano voicings/comping, now have the extra advantage of being able to purchase all of Mark Levine's piano comping transcribed note-for-note in the Volume 50 Transcribed Piano Voicings book! Rhythm section is Mark Levine, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; and Steve Davis, drums.All Blues - Nardis - So What - Eighty-One - Freddie Freeloader - Joshua - Milestones (New) - Blue In Green - Seven Steps To Heaven
Andy LaVerne has taken his years of experience as a first call jazz pianist and created this simple, pocket-sized, easy to use reference for playing chords that sound good INSTANTLY!Jazz pianists spend perhaps 80% of their practice time learning tunes and soloing. When they play in ensembles, however; they spend perhaps 80% of their time comping. It's no wonder that many jazz pianists are sometimes at a loss when it comes to comping competently. That's where QuickChords can be of benefit - it's a collection of voicings that sound good INSTANTLY!.QuickChords can also be used as a resource to look up chord voicings. Voicings are written out in every key and organized into 8 common categories which can be found in most standard tunes.Convenient, pocket-sized book (3.5 x 5.5) with 101 pages - easily fits into any gig bag - or even your back pocket!
A concise summary of the materials and techniques needed to play jazz.After 25 years of teaching, Dan has made available this wonderful pocket sized resource detailing the materials and techniques needed to play jazz. Includes chapters on chords & chord symbols, voicings, blues, functions, II/V/IS, guide tones, and more! Over 90 pages.This book is inteded to be put into a pocket, backpack or instrument case and carried around with you for quick reference any time it is needed. There are many ways to use the book for daily practice and study or as a quick reference. You do ot need to go through it in any particular order. Until all of the information you need as a player is learned, it's all readily available in this book. Use the bookas a dictionary to look up some scale and chord that you are less familiar with. Use the appendixes for daily practice since it is easy to have the book with you anywhere you may be.
This enjoyable DVD features JJ live, playing at his best with a fantastic group at The Jazz Room at William Paterson College in New York. Quintet features JJ with Dan Faulk (tenor), Renee Rosnes (piano), Rufus Reid (bass), and Bruce Cox (drums). Songs include Shortcake, Quantegy, See See Rider, Malaga Moon, Bud's Blues, Friendship Suite, Why Indianapolis - Why Not Indianapolis, The Summary, Carolyn, and Hasten Jason. For all fans of tasteful, swinging, straight ahead jazz. 90 minutes.Langue : en anglais
Jerry Coker's new 84 page pocket-sized handbook teaches you not only how to play in all 12 keys, but also why it is essential to play in all 12 keys.This book is dedicated to all musicians who recognize that jazz improvisation, at its highest level of achievement, requires a lifetime of growth, yet have chosen to respond to the challenge by working to close every gap in order to realize their fullest potential. Move to a higher level of confidence in any musical situation.
Finally, an authentic collection of Salsa/Latin favorites, with syncopations, voicings and bass figures guaranteed to make you play in whole new ways and expand your musical awareness. There is no drum set on this recording! All the percussion is purely Latin/American and the rhythm section is tight! Be sure to check this one out. It's like no other play-a-long in the series. Rhythm section is Mark Levine-Piano; David Belove-Bass; John Santos-Timbales and miscellaneous percussion; Harold Muniz-Congas and miscellaneous percussion.Sabor - Linda Chicana - Mambo Inn - II/V7/I Cha Cha - II/V7/I Bolero - Afro Blue - Come Candela - Delirio - Manteca - Curacao - Philly Mambo - Mindanao - Picadillo
All Levels. A cross section of ageless standards encompassing a wide span of styles and musical periods from Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis, gleaned from Broadway shows, best-selling records and popular musicals. You're guaranteed to find this set to be Out Of This World! Lyrics included.TitlesIf I Were A BellWeaver Of DreamsMr. SandmanPrisoner Of LoveOut Of This WorldIll WindFour BrothersBasin Street BluesI'm Glad There Is You
For all instrumentalists and vocalists. Recordings contain 30 extended tracks of recorded background. Great primer for learning basic skills in Major and Minor keys. Advanced players will want to work on double-timing, playing outside and side-slipping in all keys at comfortable tempos. This set will help you gain confidence. It's designed to help any musician no matter what their level of ability. One of the most-used play-a-longs in the series. Special tracks have Jamey Aebersold playing various exercises and soloing on his saxophone with actual cuts from Volume 24 so you can hear and see how to use this practice set. All of the exercises and sax solos on the demo tracks have been transcribed and written out in the book! Use this set for warming up any ensemble. Pick a different key each day/week/practice. Jamey Aebersold, piano; John Goldsby, bass; and Charlie Craig, drums.
Around the horn is the most thorough and exhaustive study of scales and arpeggios ever assembled. Included are 21 scales and arpeggios every jazz musician needs to know based on the Major, Melodic Minor, and Harmonic Minor modes. Also included are specially designed etudes to open your ears and increase your modal awareness. This book will allow any instrumentalist to gain facility and a solid understanding of modes; how they work and how to best use them in practice and performance.Langue : en anglais
The rhythm section sparkles on this exciting collection of one dozen of the world's most popular songs. You'll enjoy the variety and be impressed with the nice balance of old and new well-known selections. Dynamite rhythm section includes Mark Levine, Piano; Tyrone Wheeler, Bass; Barry Ries, Drums.Everything I Have Is Yours - If You Could See Me Now - I'm In the Mood For Love - I'm Through With Love - Jitterbug Waltz - Just You, Just Me - The Lamp Is Low - Poinciana - Street of Dreams - That Old Feeling - The Touch Of Your Lips - Try A Little Tenderness
Handy pocket-sized reference book. Only 3.5 x 5.5by Dave Liebman and Matt Vashlishan. This mini reference manual is a concise all-in-one primer for today's saxophonist and covers everything from how to hold the horn when putting it together to daily practice routines such as long tones, articulations, expressive devices, and overtones. It also includes some important insight into reeds, mouthpieces and other essential equipment. If you learn one thing from this book, it was well worth the price!One of the most inspiring musicians and educators of his generation, David Liebman, along with associate Matt Vashlishan, concisely distill a lifetime of information into an easy to use guide no saxophonist should be without.Saxophone Basics is a daily practice guide for saxophonists. This pocket publication provides lots of essential and important information pertaining to saxophone playing and in particular, practicing. Contents are varied from assembly, posture, breathing, oral cavity, larynx, embouchure, practicing, daily routine, articulation, scales and arpeggios, special tips, expressive devices, maintenance, disassembly, and review of practice schedule. My favorite section is the overtone guide with some outstanding instruction on how to learn/practice in the altissimo register via the overtone system with many exercises. The often neglected long tones are well covered as well. What makes this practice guide so useful is that it fits in the music case or your pocket. And yet, it offers lots of information with a 68 page format and priced right along with diagrams and more.- International Association Of Jazz Educators MagazineLiebman addresses the bare necessities in this booklet, co-written with Matt Vashlishan. This pocket sized booklet is meant to provide a handy reference guide for your practice program. The authors touch on several important physical aspects of playing (like posture, breathing, embouchure, using the larynyx and even saxophone maintenance). Things become especially interesting when they get into overtone exercises and articulation tips.- Down Beat Magazine
Advanced. If you're ready for further challenges, try these slightly more difficult tunes in all 12 keys. Each tune begins with one chorus in the original key, and then moves through the other 11 keys. The tempos are moderate, but the real work-out begins when you start going through the various un-common keys. This challenging set is for anyone ready to put themselves through the paces - the right way!TitlesConfirmationStella By StarlightAll The Things You AreGiant StepsIt's You Or No OneDown & Up
This set is a sleeper! These songs are written by one of the finest jazz educators in the world. A pioneer in jazz pedagogy and a prolific writer, David Baker has written eight tunes which contain much variety. A wide variety of styles and tempos. The rhythm section really gets into each tune, which in turn, brings more out of you when you play. Songs are all truly performance level material, yet designed to specifically address the needs of the advancing improvisor with different challenges in each; swing, rock, bossa, waltz, slow groove and ballad. Rhythm section is Dan Haerle, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Jonathan Higgins or Charlie Craig, drums.Aulil - Black Thursday - LeRoi - Bossa Belle - Kentucky Oysters - Soleil d' Altamira - Passion - Le Miroir Noir
Here is a masterful collection of articles and papers David has written over the years summarizing thoughts on various topics related to jazz and education. Each article is a worthy testament unto itself, but as a collection, they form an enlightening and insightful tool for every music educator and player in search of new ideas and fresh perspectives on teaching for the next century. Langue : en anglais
This set contains 9 original songs written by Jamey Aebersold and Dan Haerle. The songs are a challenge but are well worth the effort because they present problems you will encounter when playing jazz tunes. Each tune has the melody and the chord/scale progression written out for all instruments (transposed parts).Rhythm section is Dan Haerle, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Charlie Craig, drums.Magic Morning - Ballad Waltz - Five 8-Bar Phrases - Quickie - Agitation - Scooter - 7/4-3/4 - Once Remembered - All Things Unfinished.
Partitions (tout instrument) et enregistrements (piano, basse, batterie) de 16 Blues de St. Louis. When The Saints Go Marching InThe Darktown Strutter's BallRoyal Garden BluesAlexander's Ragtime BandThe Sheik Of ArabySt. James InfirmarySt. Louis BluesWay Down Yonder In New OrleansMargieChicagoTiger RagAfter You've GoneIndianaBill BaileyThat's A PlentyLimehouse Blues
Intermediate/Advanced. A collection of excellent tunes well-known to jazz fans and musicians because they have been played and recorded so often. Presented here is a nice assortment of forms and harmonies. Many of these songs, written by jazz musicians for jazz musicians, will become your personal favorites.Rhythm Section: Mark Levine (p); Rufus Reid (b); Barry Ries (d)Includes:# A Child Is Born# Azule Serape# Beatrice# Bernie's Tune# Blue Daniel# Dear Old Stockholm# Limehouse Blues (Medium & Fast)# On A Slow Boat To China# Our Delight# Repetition# You Know I Care
Intermediate/Advanced. Since his days with Dave Brubeck in the 1980s, Jerry's influence as a modern jazz tenor man has been undeniable. Less well-known are his tasty compositions, presented here in this collection for your enjoyment. Jerry has recorded all these songs on various Double-Time Jazz CDs!Rhythm Section: Renato Chicco (p); Dave Santuro (b); Adam Nussbaum (d)Includes:# Out House# Red's Blues# The Ray# Sound Advice# Wiggy# Invisible Light# Wind Print# Inside Out# Con Brio# I Ching Reading# Simultaneious Looks# Optimum Propensity# Different Places Together
Intermediate/advanced level. Hip, swinging solos in the swing/bop style as performed by the great Lennie Niehaus while performing with the VOLUME 42 Aebersold Play-A-Long recording. One complete solo for each of the 12 keys and 12 tracks. A great study in jazz sight reading, as well as a fun way to practice. Perfect for Learning your way around The Blues even in the tough keys! Students and teachers alike will enjoy playing these musical, lyrical jazz solos with or without the exhilarating accompaniment of the Vol. 42 Play-A-Long.
Intermediate/Advanced. This set is for all those looking for a good collection of Bop favorites, Jazz Classics, and well-known standards; very much what you might encounter on a typical gig. The all-star rhythm section is one of the best in the business!Rhythm Section: James Williams (p); Christian McBride (b); Jeff Watts (d)Includes:# All Or Nothing At All# As Time Goes By# Blue And Sentimental# Chi Chi# Close Your Eyes# Crazy Rhythm# Estate# Good Bye# Hot House# The Old Country
Troisième édition, révisée. Suggested Prerequisites: Volume 24, 1, 21.The Blues have had the very essence of the jazz sound since the 1920's. A player who masters the sound and feel of the Blues will play other jazz tunes in a manner that will inspire the listener. The rhythm section on this recording really grooves and makes this set fun to play with. Contains 11 different Blues and is a natural follow-up to Volume 1 or Volume 21. The tempos are not fast. The Blues are presented in various keys and with a variety of moods from slow to rock. Chords and scales are written in the staff for each recorded track. Rhythm section is Dan Haerle, piano; Mike Hyman, drums; and Rufus Reid, bass.Mr.Super Hip - Horizontal (C Blues) - 6/8 Modal Blues - Slow Blues in G - Slow Blues in F - Fast Blues in F - Fast Blues in Bb - Minor Blues in C - Bird Blues - Home Stretch - Long-meter Jazz/Rock
Here's a great way to expand your blues playing in every key. And, it's real fun, too! These are slow tempos and are for all levels of ability. Try playing some of the tougher keys without looking at the music and see just how fast your ear takes over. You'll find yourself gaining confidence very quickly and that confidence will greatly improve your soloing. Charlie Parker learned the Blues in all 12 keys before he learned anything else. Transposed for all instruments. Each key contains a different blues melody and two compatible chord/scale progressions. It's enjoyable and it's sure to make you a better blues player. Get started now with this great addition to the series. The outstanding rhythm section is James Williams, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.
Intermediate. Great jazz musicians have long enjoyed playing and recording the great holiday classics. These songs have withstood the test of time and have gained widespread and timeless popularity for their ability to inspire a sense of warmth and nostalgia. Treat yourself to a priceless gift. Book includes lyrics.TitlesWe Three KingsHave Yourself A Merry Little ChristmasLet It SnowI Saw Mommy Kissing Santa ClausSanta Claus Is ComingSilent NightSleigh RideWinter WonderlandI'll Be Home For ChristmasRudolph The Red Nosed ReindeerAuld Lang Syne
This set gives you something to think about and can help raise your playing to a higher level of proficiency. Benny is one of the most popular jazz composers. This set was produced by Benny Golson, himself, in a New York Studio with his own hand-picked musicians, so you know the feel and general approach is 100% authentic . Benny even counts off the tunes! There's no better way to learn these important jazz standards, inside and out! Rhythm section Patrice Rushen, P.; Bob Magnuson, B; Ron McCurdy, Drums.Killer Joe - Whisper Not - Ease Away Walk - Blues March - Along Came Betty - I Remember Clifford - Are You Real - Stablemates
Lyrics included. Twelve more great Standards to choose from. A complete, balanced set of well-known songs that work as well for a wedding and other professional engagements as they do for a jazz jam session. A fun, no pressure way of learning these important songs, so you'll always be ready for any occasion. The rhythm section is Michael Weiss, piano; John Goldsby, bass; Jonathan Higgins, drums.Angel Eyes - But Beautiful - Imagination - Personality - Like Someone In Love - Polka Dots and Moonbeams - Everything Happens To Me - Violets For Your Furs - Here's That Rainy Day - Will You Still Be Mine - I Should Care - You Say You Care
Intermediate. Only in his last years as an actor in the acclaimed movie Round Midnight did Dexter Gordon gain widespread popularity, but jazz musicians have known about him for decades through his big band sound, hard swing, and roaring compositions. Learn and enjoy these songs which are part of his great legacy.Rhythm Section: George Cables (p); Rufus Reid (b); Victor Lewis (d)Includes:# Fried Bananas# Sticky Wicket# Montmartre# Apple Jump# The Rainbow People# Catalonian Nights# LTD# For Regulars Only# Soul Sister# Dexology# Boston Bernie# I Want More# Antabus
Intermediate/Advanced. Lee Morgan is best remembered for his sassy, super-hip trumpet style, but he is also remembered for his compositional style that greatly influenced the sound of jazz in the late 50s and 60s. From the beautiful bossa nova Ceora to the exciting boogaloo Sidewinder, Lee's impact on modern trumpet and contemporary jazz writing has been extraordinary.Rhythm Section: Steve Allee (p); Tyrone Wheeler (b); Jonathan Higgins (d)Includes:# Ceora# The Gigolo# Koza's Waltz# Morgan The Pirate# Mr. Kenyatta# Our Man Higgins# Party Time# Sidewinder# Somethings Cute# Speedball# Stop Start# The Double Up# Totem Pole# Zambia
Legendary jazz eduator Jerry Coker's newest contribution to jazz enlightenment, Clear Solutions For Improvisers identifies all of the most common problems Jerry has encountered in his many students over nearly 50 years as a master teacher. In clear, easy to understand instruction and concise musical examples, Jerry first defines the concept, explains it's purpose and then presents it's traditional usage. Concepts include guide tones, tri-tones, the jazz language, turnarounds, polychords, slash chords, ii/V7/Is, vehicle types, keeping your place, and much more. This book will greatly increase your understanding of the most essential jazz concepts all improvisers need to master.Langue : en anglais
11 essential jazz standards and 3 important “workout” tracks for the student ready to make the transition from playing scales, chords and exercises to playing popular jazz standards. Excellent reference material that can be used as a resource for beginning improvisation . . . actual tunes instead of exercises! Features slower tempos and easier changes. Each selection includes it's own specific tips and suggestions on how to approach soloing over it. Scales are written out for every chord change. A wide variety of related publications (see below) make this the perfect jazz improvisation method for High School and College music directors. Rhythm section is Jamey Aebersold, piano; Tyrone Wheeler, bass; and Steve Davis, drums.Summertime - Bb Shuffle Blues - Impressions - Maiden Voyage - Watermelon Man - Doxy - Autumn Leaves - Song For My Father - Cantaloupe Island - Satin Doll - Blues In F - Footprints - III/V17/II/V7 progression … and more
Includes 8 tunes by a variety of jazz greats that have been recorded on many records in the past 40 years. If you listen to jazz records, you've heard these tunes. Composers represented include such “heavies” as Tadd Dameron, Kenny Dorham, Thelonious Monk, Ray Brown, and Tommy Flanagan. “Smokin'” rhythm section keeps you inspired from the first note to the last! Learn and enjoy these great tunes. Rhythm section of Ronnie Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; and Marvin Smith on drums really makes these tunes come alive.Ladybird - Freight Trane - Hipster - Robbin's Nest - Ruby My Dear - Theme For Ernie - Ray's Idea - I Mean You
From All Of Me to 500 Miles High, these famous standards and jazz favorites make this an enjoyable set for all musicians. Play and learn with an exciting rhythm section - a great sounding set.David Hazeltine, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Tony Reedus, drums.500 Miles High - A Bientot - All Of Me - Free Is Free - Little B's Poem - Only Trust Your Heart - Parisian Thoroughfare - Spotty - The Talk Of The Town - Triste - Windows
This set features 11 Standard grooves, forms and chord progressions every drummer will encounter including swing, latin, 3/4, calypso, alternating feels, odd forms and more. The special CD stereo separation allows the drum track to be removed, so you can play-a-long and trade fours with the comping piano and bass. The book contains both time and solo transcriptions and information on approaching each type of song. For all drummers, student or pro!Support média : Compact discLangue : en anglais
More than just a transcription book, this historic work contains note-for-note transcriptions of 11 of Dave's favorite tenor and soprano solos over well-known standards, recorded over his 30+ year career, plus vital style and concept information, modern licks, practice material, and concise analysis for each solo. CD includes the original recordings so that you can copy his feel and stylistic nuances. In Bb tenor key. Includes solos over: I Concentrate On You, Autumn In New York, Oleo, Mr. PC, The Night Has A Thousand Eyes, Dream Dancing, On Green Dolphin Street, Joy, Caravan, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, Milestones
Intermediate. One dozen more great American standards in the mode of Volume 79 Avalon. Many contemporary compositions, particularly Bebop tunes, have taken their harmonies from these wonderful, ageless songs. Book includes lyrics.Rhythm Section: Mark Levine (p); Tyrone Wheeler (b); Barry Ries (d)
11 bandstand favorites composed and recorded by one of Jazz's greatest trumpet innovators. A different direction than most of our other play-a-longs in that many of the tunes incorporate new musical influences and styles such as rock, latin and fusion. A perfect set for anyone wishing to “spice up” their repertory. A total of eight highpowered professional musicians back you up on this set in a variety of combinations to give every song a slightly different feel and make the whole set come alive! Rhythm section is Dan Haerle or Mark Levine-Piano; Todd Coolman or John Goldsby-Bass; Ed Soph or Barry Ries- DrumsBirdlike - Little Sunflower - Coral Keys - Pensativa - Crisis - Red Clay - Dear John - Sky Dive - Gibralter - Up Jumped Spring - Lament For BookerSupport média : Compact discLangue : en anglais
Think play-a-longs and Free jazz don't mix? Think again! Kenny Werner, recording artist and author of the best-selling book “Effortless Mastery” has put together with his trio a fantastic play-a-long that breaks down all the traditional boundries of rhythm, melody, and harmony and presents a blank canvas of sounds, pulses, and colors to excite the imagination. Includes a perceptive text that details ways to use this play-a-long to open new avenues of musical discovery.