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

10 jazz standards for trumpet

Trumpet - Intermediate
10 jazz standards for trumpet. Edited by Andy Hampton. Instrumental Series; Play-Along. Authentic Jazz Playalong. Jazz standards, play along. Book and CD. Faber Music #12-0571527426. Published by Faber Music (AP.12-0571527426).

Item Number: AP.12-0571527426

ISBN 9780571527427. 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
  • It Don't Mean a Thing (If it ain't got That Swing)  Composed by Duke Ellington;Lyrics by Irving Mills
  • Love Is Here To Stay  Composed by George Gershwin;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
  • Summertime  Composed by George Gershwin,Du Bose Heyward,Dorothy Heyward;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
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  • February 05, 2018 Very Nice!

    Our daughter loves this book! She's playing the trumpet now for 6 years, mostly classical work. So jazz is quite new to her. Therefor it was a little bit disapointing that there were no "Demo-tracks" on the CD, but only "Play-Along". But I guess we're a...

    little spoiled by all the film music books.She loves the brief guide to the songs and the Improvisation Section that accompanies all of the songs. This encourages her to work with the improvisations more and more

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