This volume brings together Gershwin, Porter, Ellington and other legends of 20th Century Jazz. I Got Rhythm features ten absolute classics of jazz repertoire, idiomatically arranged for the intermediate (Grades 4-6) player.
Melody, lyrics and chord symbols are provided, offering opportunity for improvisation, with suggested solo phrases notated to aid the beginner. There is also a brief guide and biographical note for each song in the collection. In addition, the playalong CD comprises a live trio of piano, bass and drums for truly authentic performance.
|'Round Midnight||Thelonious Monk (composer); Bernard D. Hanighen (composer); Cootie Williams (composer)|
|Body and Soul||Robert Sour (lyricist); Edward Heyman (lyricist); Frank Eyton (lyricist); John Green (composer)|
|Fascinating Rhythm||George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)|
|I Could Write a Book (from "Pal Joey")||Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)|
|I Got Rhythm||George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)|
|In the Still of the Night (from "Rosalie")||Cole Porter (composer)|
|Mood Indigo||Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (composer); Albany Bigard (composer)|
|Night and Day (from "Gay Divorcee")||Cole Porter (composer)|
|Sophisticated Lady||Duke Ellington (contributor); Irving Mills (contributor); Mitchell Parish (contributor)|
|They Can't Take That Away from Me (from "Shall We Dance")||George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)|