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SPOTIFY PLAYLIST OF ESSENTIAL JAZZ
      https://play.spotify.com/user/dickson541/playlist/0fsoCmvPNJXPBvxIfDr7BX
     This is a work in progress, but I tried to put together a good list of big band and small group jazz for you to enjoy and study.  You learn to play jazz by listening to jazz.  Find what you like, and listen to it over and over.

 

First Lessons

SWING RHYTHM AND ARTICULATION STUDIES
     Flute, Piano
     Alto Sax, Bari Sax
     Tenor Sax
     Trumpet, Clarinet
     Trombone, Baritone, Bass Guitar
     Tuba

 

"SUMMERTIME" MELODY
     Flute, Piano
     Alto Sax, Bari Sax
     Tenor Sax
     Trumpet, Clarinet
     Trombone, Baritone, Bass Guitar
     Tuba
     Lead sheet
     Play-along track

 

Full Arrangements For Jazz Ensemble

SUMMERTIME
     Part 1:   Flute   Clarinet   Trumpet   Alto Sax   F.Horn
     Part 2:   Flute   Clarinet   Trumpet   Alto Sax   F.Horn   Tenor Sax
     Part 3:   Flute   Clarinet   Bass Clarinet   Trumpet   Alto Sax   F.Horn   Tenor Sax
     Part 4:   Trombone   Bass Clarinet   Tenor Sax   Bari Sax
     Bass Guitar:   Bass Guitar   Easy Bass Guitar
     Solos:   Flute   Clarinet   Bass Clarinet   Trumpet   Tenor Sax   Alto Sax   Bari Sax   Trombone   F.Horn
     Other Stuff:   Score     Play-along for practicing solos       D Minor Scale sheet

 

SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW
     Part 1:   Flute   Clarinet   Trumpet     Alto Sax   F.Horn
     Part 2:   Flute   Clarinet   Trumpet     Alto Sax   F.Horn
     Part 3:   Trombone   Bass Clarinet   Tenor Sax   Bari Sax
     Bass Guitar:  Bass Guitar   Easy Bass Guitar
     Solos:   Flute   Clarinet   Trumpet   Tenor Sax   Bass Clarinet   Alto Sax   Bari Sax   Trombone   F.Horn
     Other stuff:     Score     Play-along for practicing solos

 

THE BAND ROOM SMELLS WEIRD BLUES
     Part 1:   Flute    Trumpet, Clarinet    Alto Sax     Tenor Sax    Trombone, Baritone     F.Horn
     Part 2:   Flute    Trumpet, Clarinet    Alto Sax     Tenor Sax    Trombone, Baritone     F.Horn
     Solos:   Flute   Clarinet   Trumpet   Tenor Sax   Bass Clarinet   Alto Sax   Bari Sax   Trombone   F.Horn
     Bass Guitar

 

THESE FOOLISH THINGS
     Part 1:   Flute    Clarinet    Trumpet    Alto Sax    F.Horn
     Part 2:   Flute    Clarinet    Trumpet    Alto Sax    F.Horn    Tenor Sax
     Part 3:   Trombone    Bass Clarinet    Tenor Sax    Bari Sax
     Bass Guitar:   Bass Guitar
     Solos:   Flute   Clarinet   Trumpet   Tenor Sax   Bass Clarinet   Alto Sax   Bari Sax   Trombone   F.Horn
     Other Stuff:   Score    Play-along for practicing solos

 

MOANIN'
     All the parts
     A play-along track for practicing solos is also in this folder. Look for “Moanin-PlayAlong.wav”
     F Minor Scale Sheet

 

LOVLESS LOVE
     Part 1:   Flute    Trumpet, Clarinet    Alto Sax
     Part 2:   Trumpet, Clarinet    Alto Sax
     Part 3:   Trombone, Baritone
     Bass Guitar:  Bass Guitar
       Score
       The original recording by Louis Armstrong

 

Improvising Solos

HOW TO IMPROVISE SOLOS IN Bb BLUES
     Handout:  Flute   Clarinet   Trumpet   Tenor Sax   Alto Sax   Trombone   F.Horn   Tuba
     Play-Along Tracks:   Line 1   Line 2   Line 3   12-Bar Blues