Format : Sheet music + CD
(Sample solos by Mike Steinel)Welcome to the exciting world of jazz improvisation! Whether you are using this book as a supplement to the Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble method book or just by itself this play-along book will help you get started creating your own improvised solos. The recordings feature professional jazz players performing well-known jazz classics and provide an excellent model for playing in a jazz style. Inaddition sample solos are provided as a guide for creating effective melodies. An added feature on the CD-ROM is the Amazing Slow Downer software program for changing the tempo of any of the recorded tracks - when used in yourcomputer ASD allows you to adjust the tempo to suit your needs as you progress through the book.Includes 10 blues classics: All Blues Bags' Groove Blue 'N Boogie Blue Monk Blues in Frankie'sFlat Blues in the Closet Cold Duck Time St. Louis Blues Straight No Chaser Tenor Madness.