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Sittin' In with the Big Band, Volume 1


By Various

Drums - Grade 2
Drums. Arranged by Various. Instrumental Series; Play-Along; SmartMusic. Sittin' In with the Big Band. Jazz, Play-Along. Book & CD. 28 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27548).

Item Number: AP.27548

ISBN 0739045202.

Sittin' In with the Big Band: Jazz Ensemble Play-Along is written at the easy to medium-easy level. It provides an opportunity to play along with a professional jazz ensemble to improve your playing 24/7. As you play along and listen to the outstanding players in the band, you'll learn about blend, style, phrasing, tone, dynamics, technique, articulation, and playing in time, as well as a variety of Latin, swing, ballad and rock styles. Performance tips and suggestions are included in each book. Books are available for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar and drums. Features: Eleven big-band charts arranged by a variety of top writers Play-along CD with demo track Solo improvisation opportunities Performance tips/suggestions.

  • Vehicle 
  • Sax to the Max 
  • Nutcracker Rock 
  • Fiesta Latina 
  • Now What 
  • Goodbye My Heart 
  • Two and a Half Men 
  • Burritos to Go 
  • Drummin' Man 
  • Swingin' Shanty 
  • Play That Funky Music 
  • Performance Notes 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    busy as a bee
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  • 2012-01-10 00:00:00.0 great book

    this book is great and a crowd pleaser!

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  • 4

    Paul L. Kush
    Houston, TX
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  • 2008-01-14 00:00:00.0 Well Done - Charts Accurate & Professional

    I would highly recommend this publication and will be using it with my private students here in Houston, TX. It is refreshing to have big band type arrangements and charts to expose to my private students in the studio environment we provide.

    29 of 48 people found this review helpful.
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