Intermediate/Advanced. 8 jazz originals written by Miles Davis, many recorded twice with one slower track for easier learning, and another track at a common performance tempo. A unique way to learn 8 of the most popular songs of the 50s. Most are considered jazz classics because most musicians have learned them, and all are interesting vehicles for improvising. The interesting chord changes, altered bridges, and logical melodies have been quoted in many compositions throughout the music world. Gain an insight into early Miles and gain an understanding of the transitional bop to post-bop period.
Intermediate/Advanced. The essence of modern music is Bebop; considered by many to be the most important music of the 20th century. This set offers a tremendous way to learn 10 songs by the jazz legend, Charlie Parker, the foremost creator of Bebop. All are well-known jazz standards essential for every jazz player. Includes Blues, "rhythm" changes, alternating latin/swing, fast, and standards are all in this outstanding collection. Learn from the master!
Beginner/Intermediate. This is your chance! Take the techniques and theory youve learned from Volumes 1, 21, 24, 2 & 3 and apply them to a real playing situation on comfortable tunes. A great volume to use when making the transition from learning scales and chords to actually playing melodies and chord progressions. Eight songs written in the style of the great standards. Book contains suggestions for soloing on each tune and a Scale Syllabus.
Advanced level. This set contains 9 original songs written by Jamey Aebersold and Dan Haerle. The songs are a challenge but are well worth the effort because they present problems you will encounter when playing jazz tunes. Each tune has the melody and the chord/scale progression written out for all instruments (transposed parts).
Beginning/Intermediate. The most important musical sequence in modern jazz! Contains all the needed scales and chords to each CD track and all are written in the staff. Contains 120 written patterns (transposed for all instruments) and 3 full pages of piano voicings that correspond to the CD. Contains a Scale Syllabus which allows you to find and use various substitute scales, just like professional musicians. CD contains 4 tracks of Jamey playing exercises in a 'call and response' fashion over an extended ii/V7/I progression that stays in one key at a comfortable tempo. Allows you to practice major, minor, dom. 7th, diminshed, whole tone, half-diminished, Lydian and dim. whole tone scales and chords.
Beginning/Intermediate. The blues have contained the very essence of the jazz sound since the 1920s. A player who masters the sound and feel of the blues will play other jazz tunes in a manner that will inspire the listener. Contains 11 different blues melodies and is a natural follow-up to Volume 1 or Volume 21. Tempos are not fast. Presented in various keys with a variety of moods from slow to rock. Chords and scales are written in the staff for each track.