$16.95
Approaching the Standards, Volume 1
By Dr. Willie L. Hill, Jr.
Item: 00-SBM00004CD
UPC: 654979007425
ISBN 10: 0769292208
ISBN 13: 9780769292205
PRICE: $16.95
Series: Jazz Improvisation Series
Category: Jazz Ensemble Method
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Bass Clef Instruments
Instrumentation: Bass Clef Instruments
For the "fearful to the fearless," Approaching the Standards is an innovative, user-friendly approach to jazz improvisation. Designed for the individual or group, each of the three volumes of this play-along CD contains eight classic jazz tunes. Each volume features a jazz group demo recorded by top pros in a jazz gig setting, clearly written musical examples, jazz vocabulary, transcription opportunities, informative composer insight, and a useful discography. Everything you need to begin improvising or to improve your jazz skills is included in Volumes 1, 2, and 3, available for C, B-Flat, E-Flat, and Bass Clef instruments. Volume 1 includes: Billie's Bounce * On the Trail * Cantaloupe Island * The Preacher * Summertime * Satin Doll * C Jam Blues * I Got Rhythm.
TITLE COMPOSER
C Jam Blues (Instrumental) Duke Ellington (contributor)
On the Trail Ferde Grofé (composer)
Satin Doll (Instrumental) Billy Strayhorn (composer); Duke Ellington (composer)
Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist); Dubose Heyward (composer); Dorothy Heyward (composer)
The Preacher (Instrumental) Horace Silver (contributor)
Billie's Bounce
Cantaloupe Island Herbie Hancock (composer)
I Got Rhythm George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)