Approaching the Standards, Volume 1

Approaching the Standards, Volume 1

Alfred Music

  • $ 16.95


Approaching the Standards, Volume 1 (Bass Clef). Composed by Willie L. Hill Jr. Jazz Ensemble. For Bass Clef Instruments. Improvisation; Jazz Ensemble Method; Method/Instruction. Jazz Improvisation Series. Jazz; play along. Book & CD. 36 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.SBM00004CD).

ISBN 0769292208. Jazz; play along.

For the "fearful to the fearless," Approaching the Standards is an innovative, user-friendly approach to jazz improvisation. Designed for the individual or group, each of the three volumes of this play-along CD contains eight classic jazz tunes. Each volume features a jazz group demo recorded by top pros in a jazz gig setting, clearly written musical examples, jazz vocabulary, transcription opportunities, informative composer insight, and a useful discography. Everything you need to begin improvising or to improve your jazz skills is included in Volumes 1, 2, and 3, available for C, B-Flat, E-Flat, and Bass Clef instruments. Volume 1 includes: Billie's Bounce * On the Trail * Cantaloupe Island * The Preacher * Summertime * Satin Doll * C Jam Blues * I Got Rhythm.
Recorded Acc. Available.


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