Sittin' In with the Big Band, Volume I

Sittin' In with the Big Band, Volume I
Jazz Ensemble Play-Along

Arr. various Drum Book & Online Audio Grade: 2 (Easy to Medium Easy) available in SmartMusicavailable in SmartMusic Item: 00-27548
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Sittin' In with the Big Band, Vol. I is written at the easy to intermediate-easy level. It provides an opportunity to play along with a professional jazz ensemble to improve your playing, whenever you want. As you play with and listen to the outstanding players in the band, you'll learn about blend, style, phrasing, tone, dynamics, technique, articulation, and playing in time, as well as a variety of Latin, swing, ballad and rock styles. Performance tips and suggestions are included in each book. Books are available for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. Features include 11 big-band charts arranged by a variety of top writers, solo improvisation opportunities, and play-along audio with demo tracks.

Titles: Vehicle * Sax to the Max * Nutcracker Rock * Fiesta Latina * Now What * Goodbye My Heart * Two and a Half Men * Burritos to Go * Drummin' Man * Swingin' Shanty * and Play That Funky Music. This title is available in MakeMusic Cloud.

Sample Pages


Title Composer
Burritos to Go Victor Lopez (composer)
Drummin' Man Gene Krupa (composer); Tiny Parham (composer)
Fiesta Latina Victor Lopez (composer)
Goodbye My Heart Mike Smukal (composer)
Now What Mike Kamuf (composer)
Nutcracker Rock Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky (composer); Mike Smukal (arranger)
Play That Funky Music Robert Parissi (composer)
Sax to the Max Mike Lewis (composer)
Swingin' Shanty Ralph Ford (arranger)
Two and a Half Men (Main Theme) Grant Geissman (composer); Lee Aronsohn (composer); Chuck Lorre (composer)
Vehicle James Peterik (composer)

Additional Information

Series: Sittin' In with the Big Band
Instrument: Drum
Format: Book & Online Audio
Instrumentation: Drums
Page Count: 28
Item Number: 00-27548
ISBN 10: 0-7390-4520-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-4520-6
UPC: 038081293165

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