Volume 23 - Latin Jazz. (Jazz Play-Along Volume 23). By Various. For E, C Instruments, B-flat Instruments. Hal Leonard Jazz Play Along. Jazz, Latin Jazz and Play Along. Instrumental solo book and accompaniment CD. 88 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.843016).
ISBN 0634067133. Jazz, Latin Jazz and Play Along. 9x12 inches.
For use with all Bb, Eb and C 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. Songs: Agua De Beber (Water to Drink) • Chega De Saudade (No More Blues) • The Gift! (Recado Bossa Nova) • Invitation • Manha De Carnaval (A Day in the Life of a Fool) • Mas Que Nada • Ran Kan Kan • So Nice (Summer Samba) • Sweet Happy Life (Samba de Orpheo) • Watch What Happens.
Location: from North suburban Chicago, IL
September 21, 2008
Latin Jazz is "So Nice"
Nice arrangements of the songs. Having an accompaniment played by musicians makes practicing a much more enjoyable experience. I've liked all the books in this series. Each song has two CD tracks--one with the melody, and one with accompaniment only. You're on your own for the solo verses--they only have...
21 of 36 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Manitou Springs, Colarado
June 6, 2008
Hal Leonard Rules (over Jamie) jazz playalongs
I love the Hal Leonard jazz playalongs because, unlike the Jamie Aebersold playalongs, Hal's melody lines are recognizable and rhythmically suitable for creating a great sound when learning and performing a tune. I am now playing a gig where I have to play many bossas and Latin tunes, and thanks...
17 of 36 people found this review helpful.