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J.J. Johnson Solos

Trombone - intermediate, advanced
Transcribed solos from a trombone master, JJ Johnson. Book. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.JJS).

Item Number: JA.JJS

ISBN 978-1-56224-068-4. Transcribed by John Leisenring & Hunt Butler.

These 13 solos were picked by JJ himself as representative of the best of his recorded output. Transcribed in bass clef for all trombonists. Songs are: Now's the Time, Blues in the Closet, Walkin', Blue Trombone, Part 1, Billie's Bounce, Tune Up, Laura, Turnpike, Misterioso, Yesterdays, Crazy Rhythm, Hello, Young Lovers, When the Saints go Marchin' In.

  • Now's The Time 
  • Blues In The Closet 
  • Walkin' 
  • Blue Trombone, Part 1 
  • Billie's Bounce 
  • Tune Up 
  • Laura 
  • Turnpike 
  • Misterioso 
  • Yesterdays 
  • Crazy Rhythm 
  • Hello, Young Lovers 
  • When The Saints Go Marchin' In 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Pittsburgh, PA
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  • November 02, 2018 Not For The Beginner

    There they are, all written out. JJ was phenomenal, so good luck! Best advice I can give is to start out with something familiar and GO SLOWLY. Only problem is, at a slowed-down speed, it's much harder to hear the melody inside the jazz solo. Also, try to...

    find him performing them on YouTube. Consider these solos to be as much about ear-training as chop-training!

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