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From Dixie to Swing

Music Minus One Trumpet

By Alphonse &ldquo

Book/Online Audio Trumpet
Music Minus One Trumpet. By Alphonse &ldquo, Cheatham, and Doc&rdquo. By Various. Sheet music. Music Minus One. Dixieland, Jazz, Swing. Softcover Audio Online. 16 pages. Music Minus One #MMO3826. Published by Music Minus One (HL.400619).

Item Number: HL.400619

ISBN 9781596154414. 9.0x12.0x0.076 inches.

Performed by Alphonse "Doc" Cheatham, trumpet Accompaniment: Kenny Davern, clarinet & soprano sax; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Dick Wellstood, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Gus Johnson Jr., drums Such jazz legends as Dick Wellstood, Alphonse "Doc" Cheatham and George Duvivier and more back you up in this amazing collection of New York-style Dixieland standards. After the break-up of the big-band era around 1950, many of the finest "swing" or mainstream players found themselves without an outlet for their abilities and took to playing "Dixieland" in New York clubs such as Eddie Condon's and the Metropole. And so was born a new style of Dixieland jazz minus the banjos, tubas, steamboats and magnolias! It is this version we celebrate on this album. We encourage you, the soloist, to invent counter-melodies rather than mere harmony parts. This is a music of loose weaving parts, not one of precision ensemble figures. And in short, it is one of the greatest improvisational experiences any jazz player could hope to have. Includes a printed music score and access to professional recordings online featuring full performances and performances minus the trumpet part so you can take the lead! The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

  • Way Down Yonder In New Orleans  Performed by Henry Creamer; Turner Layton
  • Red Sails In The Sunset  Performed by Will Grosz (pseud. Hugh Williams) (m); Jimmy Kennedy (l); (arr. Wellstood)
  • Second Hand Rose  Performed by James F. Hanley (m); Grant Clarke (l); (arr. Wellstood)
  • The Royal Garden Blues  Performed by Spencer Williams & Clarence Williams(m&l); (arr. Wellstood)
  • Rose Of Washington Square  Performed by James F. Hanley (m); Ballard MacDonald (l); (arr. Wellstood)
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street  Performed by Jimmy McHugh (m); Dorothy Fields (l); (arr. Wellstood)
  • I Want A Little Girl  Performed by Murray Mencher (m); Billy Moll (l); (arr. Wellstood)
  • Exactly Like You  Performed by Jimmy McHugh (m); Dorothy Fields (l); (arr. Wellstood)
  • Ratings + Reviews

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    Victoria, Australia
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  • September 10, 2012 From Dixie to Swing

    The trumpet parts are fun to play but there are large tracts of trombone, sax and drum solos where the trumpet player has to count many bars of rests (24, 30, 40, 48, 44 bars of rests). As a playalong book it's more of a counting exercise with small...

    bits to play. I don't ad lib very well, but a player with this ability may enjoy this book more than I did.

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