For use with all B-flat, E-flat, C and BC instruments, the JAZZ PLAY ALONG SERIES is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. FOR STUDY, each tune includes a split track with: Melody cue with proper style and inflection · Professional rhythm tracks · Choruses for soloing · Removable bass part · Removable piano part. FOR PERFORMANCE, each tune also has: · An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody) · Additional choruses for soloing.
In this special instructional edition, technical concepts used in jazz improvising are covered in detail--from scales to chord progressions to ii-V-I patterns. Topics covered include: essential chord-to-scale relationships · making music with scales · chord tones · adding chromatics · other scales · fundamental harmony · the ii-V-I progression · advanced harmony · "must-know" progressions · improvising · modern concepts in improvising · suggested listening.