Alfred Sittin In with the Big Band for Bass (Book and CD)
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.
Titles include: “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” and “Play That Funky Music.”
Eleven big-band charts arranged by a variety of top writers
Play-along CD with demo track
Solo improvisation opportunities