9 Jazz Favorites For Rhythm Section: Piano, Bass, & Drumset
ISBN10: 0739075772 ISBN13: 9780739075777 Publisher: Alfred Pub Co Published: Sep 1 2010 Pages: 112 Weight: 0.85lbs. Height: 12.00" Width: 9.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
The Alfred Jazz EASY Play-Along Series for Rhythm Section goes beyond the other play-alongs. The rhythm section book has written out parts for piano, bass and drumset to show comping suggestions. In addition, each of the nine jazz standards includes the melody and a sample written-out jazz solo for you to listen to, play and practice. The included MP3 disk has a demo track and a play-along track for each tune for piano, bass and drums. The demo track, featuring a pro rhythm section with a horn player, is a learning tool for the melody, piano comping, bass lines, drum parts and improvisation. The play-along track allows each player to practice with the rhythm section as individuals with their part removed from the mix. In addition, the rhythm section parts in the book can be used as small group arrangements. Each jazz standard has specific improvisation tips and suggestions. The written-out comping examples, melody along with the written-out sample solos are all invaluable assets that makes learning how to improvise easier. Nine great tunes=great jazz! Titles: Ain?t Misbehavin? * Blue Train * Impressions * Killer Joe * Jive Samba * Little Sunflower * My Little Suede Shoes * Perdido * Work Song.