Phrase like a pro! By simply adding one chromatic note, you can convert the most commonly used scales into bebop scales. Bebop scales almost magically turn scales into jazz lines, adding melodic flow and
Learn the art of jazz bass. Whether you are new to playing jazz or wish to hone your skills, and whether you play acoustic or electric bass, this book will help you expand your basic technique to create
A fun collection of all-time big-band classics, with a play-along CD. Includes: April in Paris; I've Got You Under My Skin; In the Mood; It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing); Route 66;
The second volume of this popular series features authentic arrangements of 10 big hits, with easy-to-read parts and great accompaniments on a professionally recorded CD. Titles include: Ain't No
These book/CD combinations let instrumentalists play along with a full big band to ten swinging classics from the suave Mr. Ellington! Titles include: Caravan; Chelsea Bridge; Cotton Tail; I'm Beginning
These book and CD packs feature easy-to-read, authentic big band parts for ten terrific jazz tunes with a professionally recorded play along CD that lets instrumentalists perform as part of a big band.
With these cool book/CD packs, solo instrumentalists can play their parts along with a full, professional big band. This set will aid players in learning correct style, interpretation and phrasing. Includes
Peter Retzlaff and Ian Froman provide an overview of jazz playing from early small group jazz right up through post-bop and ECM styles. Retzlaff's section contains a complete approach to ride cymbal
The Drum Also Struts presents an opportunity for drum set players to explore an aspect of their instrument that is overlooked far too often: playing and soloing melodically. The 10 play-along
Playing in a big band is one of the most complex and nuanced jobs that a drummer faces. Garey Williams' book Drummer's Guide to Big Band sets out a highly organized game plan for tackling the
Easy Improvisation is a great way to learn the basics of improvising, on your own, with friends, or with the whole band! Musicians are given guidance to play along in parts, to play along with
Eight complete arrangements for AATTB saxophone section or mixed combo with substitute parts included for 1st Alto (trumpet or flugelhorn) and for 2nd Tenor (trombone). The disc with play-along tracks for
Effective Etudes for Jazz - Volume 1 contains 18 songs in the swing idiom that are progressive in difficulty and are based on chord changes to popular standards. Each tune has a chord
This is an essential book for jazz ensemble auditions, recitals, festivals, and lessons including 20 etudes based on the chord changes to popular jazz standards so players can learn to improvise over the
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