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Authentic Jazz Play-Along -- It Don't Mean a Thing

10 jazz standards for alto saxophone

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10 jazz standards for alto saxophone. Edited by Andy Hampton. Instrumental Series; Play-Along. Authentic Jazz Playalong. Jazz standards, play along. Book and CD. Faber Music #12-057152740X. Published by Faber Music (AP.12-057152740X).

Item Number: AP.12-057152740X

ISBN 9780571527403. English.

Part of the new 'Authentic Jazz Playalong' series, This volume brings together Gershwin, Porter, Ellington and other legends of 20th Century Jazz. "It Don't Mean a Thing" features ten absolute classics of jazz repertoire, idiomatically arranged for the intermediate (grades 4-6) player. Melody, lyrics and chord symbols are provided, offering opportunity for improvisation, with suggested solo phrases notated to aid the beginner. There is also a brief guide/biographical note to each song in the collection In addition, the playalong CD comprises a live trio of piano, bass and drums for truly authentic performance.

  • Blues In the Night  Composed by Harold Arlen;Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
  • Embraceable You  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • How High The Moon  Composed by Morgan Lewis;Lyrics by Nancy Hamilton
  • I Get A Kick Out Of You  Composed by Cole Porter
  • I've got you Under My Skin  Composed by Cole Porter
  • Love Is Here To Stay  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • It Don't Mean a Thing (If it ain't got That Swing)  Composed by Duke Ellington;Lyrics by Irving Mills
  • Summertime  Composed by George Gershwin,Du Bose Heyward,Dorothy Heyward;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • My Funny Valentine  Composed by Richard Rodgers;Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
  • Someone To Watch Over Me  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
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