At last, a jazz play-along book for developing players! In addition to being a perfect introduction to some of the best-known jazz standards, Essential Elements Jazz Standards includes hints for improvising on each tune, a guide to jazz articulations, a scale/chord correlation chart, and biographical sketches of key jazz figures. And if that wasn't enough, each tune comes with its own sample solo for reference or performance! The professionally recorded audio CD has tempo adjustment software for use in your computer.
Includes: Now's the Time, Killer Joe, Blue Bossa, C-Jam Blues, Footprints, Song for My Father, Autumn Leaves, Freddie Freeloader, St. Thomas and Blue Train.
• Play-along CD with choice of full recording (with melody) or rhythm section only
• Tempo adjustment software (computer required)
• Sample written solos and improvising hints
• Rhythm book includes bass lines, piano voicings, and drum patterns