World's Largest Sheet Music Selection


Back to Basics in the Style of the Basie Band

Be the first! Write a Review

Tenor saxophone
Instrumental Solo Part, Piano Reduction, and CD. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD4277).

Item Number: MO.MMOCD4277

ISBN 1596158093. Soloist: Dan Block, tenor & alto saxophone; Ensemble: The Messengers of Swing.

Play section lead and jazz solos in eight new arrangements recorded by Peter Ecklund and the Messengers of Swing! Includes two swinging instrumentals made famous by Count Basie and Lester Young; and six original tunes. One is blues. Four have chord changes derived from well-kmow jazz standards. Written-out jazz solos with chord symbols supplied. Many of them are classic solos by Lester Young and others, adapted for trumpet. Rehearsal letters with timings for easy cueing when using any playback device or software. Play the large notes for the easiest route through the arrangement. Play the small notes for additional solos and leads. Improvise your own jazz solos using the provided accompaniment tracks!

Includes a printed solo part featuring written-out jazz solos with chord symbols supplied; and a compact disc featuring complete versions with soloist; and accompaniments minus you, the soloist.

  • Blue Lester 
  • Blues for Lester 
  • Every Tub 
  • First Lady 
  • Lester's Honey 
  • Like Lester 
  • Tail Fins (Lester's Foolish Things) 
  • Walkin' the Goat