Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 41 – 45
Jun 15 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 41 – Body and Soul. All Levels. A large selection of famous standards that will have every musician rushing home from work to play. This set of 17 familiar classics will inspire you to play your best, increase your song list, and equip yourself for any musical situation.
Volume 42 – Blues In All Keys. Beginner/Intermediate. Here is a great way to expand your blues playing in every key! Slow tempos 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 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.
Volume 43 – Groovin’ High. Intermediate/Advanced. Six “must know” bebop tunes and two essential standards you’ll play on every gig. Tempos are comfortable. Bebop is the ultimate jazz language builder and most of today’s greatest players like Terrence Blanchard, Jerry Bergonzi, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, and the Brecker’s have all used it as a foundation for building their unique styles. It’s no doubt they know all the tunes on this set inside and out. The heart of the Jazz Sound!
Volume 44 – Autumn Leaves. All Levels. Sit back and let this exciting New York rhythm section take you on an exhilarating ride through these timeless jazz session favorites. Sultry ballads, exciting bossas, and finger snappin’ swing tunes at comfortable tempos makes this a welcome addition to anyone’s musical library. Lyrics included.
Volume 45 – Bill Evans. Intermediate/Advanced. Harmonically speaking, Bill Evans remains one of the most influential musicians and composers in jazz. His compositions are among the richest and most original, laced with beautiful, lush alterations and passing chords. This set represents a sampling of Bill’s illustrious career from Waltz For Debby, written in 1954, to Laurie, composed in 1979. Others provide unique challenges and give valuable insight into Bill’s creative genius. The rhythm section skillfully plays each composition in the Bill Evans style, including his favorite piano voicings. All to provide you with a realistic sense of the Bill Evans mystic.
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