ISBN 057152740X. jazz standards, play along.
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
Love Is Here To Stay Composed by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Composed by Duke Ellington; Lyrics by Irving Mills
Summertime Composed by George Gershwin, Du Bose Heyward, Dorothy Heyward; 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