BOOK/CD Reharmonized standards by Andy LaVerne, a well-respected musician much in demand all over the globe as well as author of such books as the "Handbook of Chord Substitutions" and Volume 75 of the Aebersold Series, "Countdown To Giant Steps." Here he brings you ten classic standards and one original rewritten to reflect his own approach to harmonic substitution and feel. You will find yourself rediscovering the forms and melody of these important songs while being inspired to create your own reharmonizations! A great set to make these familiar tunes fresh again.
Lennie's reputation as a jazz and film composer, arranger, and jazz recording artist is second to none. His musical and playable style of writing has made his many solo/etude books among the most popular jazz books in the world. Lennie has personally assembled the songs for this Play-A-Long and added 9 new selections to create a wonderful set for all to enjoy. Rhythm section is Lynne Arriale, Piano; Tyrone Wheeler, Bass; Steve Davis, Drums
BOOK/CD All levels. Lyrics included. Sammy Nesticos charts have probably been played by more high school, college and professional big bands than anyone elses. Heres your chance to become intimately familiar with these tunes. This long-awaited volume will permit more thorough use of "sectional" time as well as allowing individuals to "woodshed" on their own parts and solos. Discover how well these work as combo tunes.