Jazz Play-Along Volume 150
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. And in true Jazz Play-Along fashion, there are also plenty of play-along tracks based on common chord progressions and songs, so you can apply the concepts you learn right away in context.
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
- modern concepts in improvising
- suggested listening.