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Duke Ellington - Bass

Big Band Play-Along Volume 3

By Duke Ellington

Big Band Play-Along Volume 3. Composed by Duke Ellington (1899-1974). Big Band Play-Along. Play Along. Softcover with CD. 24 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.843092).

Item Number: HL.843092

ISBN 1423449827. 9x12 inches. Book/CD Packs.

This pack lets instrumentalists play along with a big band to 10 swinging classics, including: Caravan • Chelsea Bridge • Cotton Tail • I'm Beginning to See the Light • I'm Just a Lucky So and So • In a Mellow Tone • In a Sentimental Mood • Mood Indigo • Satin Doll • Take the “A” Train.

  • Cotton Tail 
  • In A Mellow Tone 
  • Caravan 
  • Chelsea Bridge 
  • I'm Just A Lucky So And So 
  • In A Sentimental Mood 
  • Mood Indigo 
  • Satin Doll 
  • Take The 'A' Train 
  • I'm Beginning To See The Light 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • 2012-09-24 00:00:00.0 Great Music

    The music, of course, is elegant. You could buy this, pitch the book and simply listen to the CD and have done well. The recording requires that you read standard notation-no tabs here. This is well-recorded although it didn't allow the complete separation of the bass line...

    from the rest of the orchestra that I'd hoped for. The bass lines are not demanding; I've only been playing two years and found them accessible. The songs were helpful to me in that they forced me to play in horn keys-3 and 4 flats. Coming from a guitar background, I was far more familiar with the C-A-G-E-D keys. Don't let this one get away.

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  • 4

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  • 2009-01-28 00:00:00.0 Great play a-long for bass

    Has nice bold easy to read score. Not all the chords are shown but alot of them are. Music shows bass clef with bass notes with key signature only, so you need to be able to read music and the bass clef notes to take advantage of this book. The...

    CD that comes with it is great to play along with. I'm enjoying it very much.

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    15 of 29 people found this review helpful.
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