Sittin’ In With Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power

Jul 26 2016

Sittin’ In With Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power

A funk institution and Tower of Power founding member, Rocco Prestia is one of the most important innovators of the electric bass. This Play-It-Like-It-Is Bass book/CD pack allows bassists to learn Rocco’s authentic bass parts. The songbook includes full transcriptions with tab for eight songs, a bio on Rocco, and his performance notes for each tune. The special accompanying CD features performances by Rocco along with Tower of Power members Larry Braggs (vocals), Dave Garibaldi (drums), Roger Smith (keyboards) and Jeff Tamelier (guitar) on four TOP classics plus four new grooves created especially for this book! Tracks on the...

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Ultimate Play-Along for Bass – Jam With Alain Caron and His Band (Play)

Jul 07 2016

Ultimate Play-Along for Bass – Jam With Alain Caron and His Band (Play)

Alain Caron is a French Canadian jazz bassist. Caron started playing bass at age 11 and began pursuing jazz at age 15. His musical skills were formalized by correspondence lessons with the jazz improvisation teacher, Charlie Banacos, and by attending a summer session at Berklee College of Music. The complete scores, parts and Master Tracks from Alain Caron’s newest CD. The play-along CD contains the exact tracks that appear on Alain’s latest release – minus the bass – so you can play with some of the greatest jazz-fusion musicians around. Contains nine originals plus John Coltrane’s modal classic ‘Impressions’....

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Dave Weigert – Jazz Workshop for Bass and Drums

Mar 25 2016

Dave Weigert – Jazz Workshop for Bass and Drums

This softbound book explains how to play jazz bass and jazz drums. The chapters are as follows: History of Jazz Bass and Drums, Notation Improving Reading Skills, Lead Sheet Interpretation, Effective Practice, How To Practice With recordings, Set-Ups and Fills, Time, Jazz Feel, Form, Improvisation, Latin Feel, Comping and Time Playing, Touch, Tone, and Dynamics, Funk Feel. Listening and Developing Ears, Rehearsal Preparations. This comprehensive book/CD set can help drummers and bassists gain valuable playing experience in jazz, funk, and Latin jazz styles. Textbook for bassists and drummers. Helps to cope with the main aim of many ensembles –...

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Nelson Faria & Cliff Korman – Inside The Brazilian Rhythm Section

Oct 12 2015

Nelson Faria & Cliff Korman – Inside The Brazilian Rhythm Section

This is the first book/CD package ever published that provides an opportunity for bassists, guitarists, pianists and drummers to interact and play-along with a master Brazilian rhythm section. Perfect for practicing both accompanying and soloing. The book provides over 100 pages of valuable information, including the charts for the CD tracks and sample parts for each instrument, transcribed from the recording. Players at all levels will find inspiration and guidance as they learn eight of the most common styles of Brazilian music – samba, bossa nova, partido-alto, choro, baiao, frevo, marcha-rancho and afoxe. Endorsed by John Patitucci, Kenny Barron...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 111, 112, 113, 120, 128

May 14 2015

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 111, 112, 113, 120, 128

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 111, 112, 113, 120, 128 PDF download. 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 111: JJ Johnson. The man who brought the trombone to the front of the band was also known as a great composer. These hard boppin’ favorites are a fitting tribute...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 106 – 110

Mar 25 2015

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 106 – 110

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 106, 107, 108, 109, 110 PDF download. 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 106: Lee Morgan – Sidewinder. 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...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 101 – 105

Feb 16 2015

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 101 – 105

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 101, 102, 103, 104, 105 PDF download. 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 101: Andy Laverne – Secret Of The Andes. Intermediate/Advanced. Andy LaVerne has quickly emerged on the scene as a leading jazz pianist and composer. His chord substitution style has been...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 96 – 100

Jan 19 2015

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 96 – 100

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 96, 97, 98, 99, 100 PDF download. 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 96: Dave Samuels – Latin Quarter. Intermediate/Advanced. This set features the music and performances of Samuels’ Caribbean Jazz Project. A totally authentic latin jazz fusion set – sounds awesome!  ...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 91 – 95

Dec 09 2014

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 91 – 95

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 91, 92, 93, 94, 95 PDF download. 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 91: Player’s Choice. 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...

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Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 86 – 90

Nov 09 2014

Jamey Aebersold – Jazz Play-A-Long: Volume 86 – 90

Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 86, 87, 88, 89, 90 PDF download. 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 86: Horace Silver – Shoutin’ Out. Intermediate/Advanced. Few musicians and composers rival Horace Silver’s contribution to the jazz repertoire. His groups, recordings, and compositions have helped define the very shape...

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