12 standards in singers' keys recorded for low and high voices.
In Jamey Aebersold Vocal Standards - Embraceable You, pianist Steve Allee creates an intimate setting with singer-sensitive solo piano accompaniment for 12 of the greatest ballads every written. Each song is recorded in 2 keys--one for lower voices and one for higher voices--ensuring all singers, men and women, can find the best key for their voice. Selected songs are presented in two tempos (ballad and medium tempo) on separate backing tracks, adding excitement and variety to these time honored classics. Melody, lyrics, and chord changes are clearly presented in the music book and the pianist on the CD provides singer-friendly intros and voice leading, making it easier to find the melody. Pack includes book and 2 CDs.
Rhythm section: Steve Allee solo piano.
Note: The book contains C parts only--no transposed parts for Bb, Eb, or bass clef instruments, but horn players will love playing and practicing in singer's keys.