Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 31 – 35
May 18 2014
Possession of this collection will enable any musician, independently of level and experience in jazz improvisation mastery, learn the basic styles and genres of jazz, and eventually become a true expert in this. Information for reference (for those who do not know): Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long – the world’s best collections of exercises for jazz musicians.
Volume 31 – Jazz Bossa Novas. Intermediate/Advanced. It has become standard practice today for the professional musician to play at least one Latin tune in each set for added interest and variety. This popular set contains 10 beautiful and popular Bossa Novas that jazz players have enjoyed for years, played with a distinct “jazz flair” that adds energy and excitment. Complete with melody, chords, and lyrics. Transposed parts for all instruments. These songs, with their crisp, clean, tropical flavor, always seem to find a way of warming up cold practice rooms on a cold day. For meditative and truly authentic “Brazilian” styled Bossa Novas, see our play-a-long Volume 98 “Antonio Carlos Jobim”, under “Related Items”.
Volume 32 – Ballads. Intermediate/Advanced. He who commands the ballad will command the audience! Here are 8 soulful ballads enjoyed by both musicians and listeners for years. Ballads have always been a challenge to play, but when you hear the right changes played with great feeling by this outstanding rhythm section you’ll agree that learning these songs is made much easier. Melodies, chords, and lyrics are included. Transposed parts for all instruments. An excellent learning package for either beginner or pro! Give this one as a gift! Ballads for the serious “slow-lo-ist.”!
Volume 33 – Wayne Shorter. Intermediate/Advanced. Wayne Shorter has been voted best composer in Down Beat polls for years. Here is a collection of some his most famous songs from the 60s and 70s. Contains some of the finest melodic and harmonic vehicles used in the Miles Davis and Art Blakey bands of which Wayne was a part of for many years. Experience for yourself Wayne’s impressive compositional genius.
Volume 34 – Jam Session. Intermediate/Advanced. These are tunes everyone has heard and every musician should know. The names of the composers and lyricists read like a musical Hall of Fame. 19 tunes from the cream of the golden age of songwriting in America. Lyrics included. NOTE TO BASSISTS: Steve’s bass lines to these timeless standards were so terrific we decided to publish them in book form. This is your chance to see what he’s doing. See “Related Items” for more information.
Volume 35 – Cedar Walton. Intermediate/Advanced. Jam with this all-star rhythm section on 9 fresh, original tunes by the great Cedar Walton with Cedar on piano! Many of these tunes are well on their way to becoming jazz standards. Several tunes have Cedar’s own harmony parts as used on his original recordings! These tunes make great additions to your school Jazz Combo. Hear the sound of authentic “New York” Jazz. Several tunes have written harmony parts too.
Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3).
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