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Twenty Rhythm Backgrounds to Standards (expanded & remastered 2 CD Set)

Clarinet, trumpet, or tenor saxophone
Instrumental Solo Part and 2 CDs. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3825).

Item Number: MO.MMOCD3825

ISBN 1596154403. Soloist: John Hoffman, trumpet; Ensemble: NBC Rhythm Section: Dick Hyman, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Ed Shaughnessy, drums; Trigger Alpert, bass; All-Star Rhythm Section: Nat Pierce, piano; Barrry Galbraith, guitar; Ted Sommer, drums; Russ Sanders, bass.

This album of rhythm backgrounds features twenty easy solos with suggested improvisations for each song; and features a brilliant solo version with "straight" and "improvised" versions to help you play with the pros!

contains printed solo part and compact disc with accompaniments.

  • Mister Sandman  Performed by Pat Ballard (m&l)
  • Basin Street Blues  Performed by Spencer Williams
  • After You've Gone  Performed by Henry Creamer; Turner Layton
  • There Will Never Be Another You  Performed by Harry Warren (m); Mack Gordon (l)
  • Make Love To Me  Performed by Paul Mares, Leon Rappolo, Ben Pollack, George Brunies, Mel Stitzel & Walter Melrose (m); Bill Norvas & Allan Copeland (l)
  • The Sweetheart Of Sigma Chi  Performed by F. Dudleigh Vernor (m); Byron D. Stokes (l)
  • Sentimental Journey  Performed by Les Brown & Ben Homer (m); Bud Green (l)
  • S'posin'  Performed by Paul Denniker (m); Andy Razaf (l)
  • Rosetta  Performed by Earl Hines & Henri Woode (m&l)
  • Tenderly  Performed by Walter Gross (m); Jack Lawrence (l)
  • Nobody's Sweetheart (from the MGM film 'Cuban Love Song', 1931)  Performed by Elmer Schoebel; Ernie Erdman; Gus Kahn; Billy Meyers (m&l)
  • I've Heard That Song Before  Performed by Jule Styne (m); Sammy Cahn (l)
  • Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)  Performed by Carl Sigman (m); Herb Magidson (l)
  • It's Been A Long, Long Time  Performed by Jule Styne (m); Sammy Cahn (l)
  • Angry  Performed by Henry Brunies & Jules Cassard (m); Dudley Mecum (l)
  • The Strip Polka  Performed by Johnny Mercer (m&l)
  • When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)  Performed by Mark Fisher, Joe Goodwin And Larry Shay (m&l)
  • Dinah  Performed by Harry Akst (m); Sam Lewis & Joe Young (l)
  • Drifting and Dreaming   Performed by Egbert Van Alstyne, Erwin R. Schmidt & Loyal Curtis (m); Haven Gillespie (l)
  • One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)  Performed by Harold Arlen (m); Johnny Mercer (l)
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

    Charlie Halter
    Bowling Green, Kentucky
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • July 30, 2002 a feel good entertaining CD

    Just received the booklet/CD. It is a real nice addition to my other CDs except the background music is perfect to play along with. Smooth - easy - and fun. Worth it? YOU BET!!!

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