Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 71 – 75
Sep 16 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 71 – East Of The Sun. Intermediate. 12 tracks of the best music ever written. Songs represented here appeal to a variety of musical tastes. Jazz players have kept these tunes alive. From the lush, expressive ballads to the grooving, swinging standards, the appeal of these songs is world-wide. Book includes lyrics.
Volume 72 – Street Of Dreams. Intermediate. The rhythm section sparkles on this exciting collection of 12 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. Outstanding harmonic variety throughout. Once you’ve played through this Play-A-Long set, you’re sure to see why these songs have become jazz/pop favorites over the last 5 decades. Book includes lyrics.
Volume 73 – Oliver Nelson: Stolen Moments. Intermediate. 12 jazz favorites by the world renowned composer, arranger, and saxophone recording artist, Oliver Nelson. Includes one tune by Leonard Feather. A variety of feels and time signatures with a cooking rhythm section. This is the chance for everyone to discover and enjoy Oliver Nelson’s brilliant melodic touch and harmonic sense.
Volume 74 – Latin Jazz. Intermediate. 12 of the world’s finest standards done in the popular Latin Jazz style. A refreshing departure from the typical swing and bossa styles which have dominated jazz in the past. This set will invite you to experience playing with an authentic Latin rhythm section over the chords to popular standards.
Volume 75 – Countdown to giant steps. Intermediate/Advanced. This could have been titled “Baby Steps to Giant Steps.” Finally, there is a “steps” method of learning not only Giant Steps and Countdown, but also how to substitute those elusive chord changes for “standard” chord changes in well-known standards. The second CD breaks down the Giant Steps cycle into simple segments at comfortable tempos. Also included are several well-known standards with Giant Steps harmony substituted for the traditional harmony! The BEST way to learn Giant Steps harmony!
Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3).
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