Fourteen easy-to-play jazz tunes with melodies and chords transposed for all instruments.
The Jamey Aebersold Maiden Voyage book and CD package has standards and exercises for making the transition from playing scales and chords. An excellent resource for beginning jazz improvisation. The backing tracks feature slower tempos and easier changes. The instruction is loaded with specific tips on approaching soloing. Scales written for every chord change. Perfect for high school and college music directors. Beginning/intermediate.
Rhythm section: Jamey Aebersold on piano, Tyrone Wheeler on bass; Steve Davis on drums.