Alfred Jazz Easy Play-Along Series, Vol. 3: Easy Latin Standards

Alfred Jazz Easy Play-Along Series, Vol. 3: Easy Latin Standards
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Rhythm Section (Piano, Bass, & Drumset) Book & MP3 CD Item: 00-38956
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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 disc 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 and 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: Gentle Rain * Listen Here * Manha de Carnival * Night and Day * Poinciana * Recorda Me * The Shadow of Your Smile * Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise * Star Eyes.

Sample Pages


Title Composer
The Shadow of Your Smile (from "The Sandpiper") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Johnny Mandel (composer)
Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise Oscar Hammerstein II (lyricist); Sigmund Romberg (composer)
Recorda Me (Remember Me) Joe Henderson (contributor)
Listen Here Eddie Harris (composer)
Manha de Carnaval Luiz Bonfa (composer); Antonio Maria (lyricist)
Star Eyes Don Raye (composer); Gene Depaul (composer)
Gentle Rain Luiz Bonfa (composer); Matt Dubey (lyricist)
Poinciana Buddy Bernier (lyricist); Nat Simon (composer)
Night and Day (from "Gay Divorcee") Cole Porter (composer)

Additional Information

Series: Alfred Easy Jazz Play-Along Series
Format: Book & MP3 CD
Instrumentation: Rhythm Section
Page Count: 128
Item Number: 00-38956
ISBN 10: 0-7390-8666-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-8666-7
UPC: 038081432816

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