Jamey Aebersold Jazz, Volume 54: Maiden Voyage -- Fourteen Easy-to-Play Jazz TunesBy Jamey Aebersold Book & CD Level: Beginning / Intermediate Item: 24-V54DS
Standards and workouts for making the transition from playing scales and chords. An excellent resource for beginning improvisation. Features slower tempos, easier changes, and specific tips on approaching soloing. Scales written for every chord change. Perfect for high school and college music directors. For more easy standards at easy tempos, see Volume 70: Killer Joe. Rhythm Section: Jamey Aebersold (p); Tyrone Wheeler (b); Steve Davis (d). Titles: Summertime * Shuffle Time (B-flat) Shuffle Blues * Impressions * Maiden Voyage * Watermelon Man * Doxy * Autumn Leaves * Solar Flair * Song for My Father * Cantaloupe Island * Satin Doll * Tootsie (Blues in F) * Footprints * III/VI7/II/V7 (song based on the III/VI7/ii/V7 Progression).