CD recording of 15 tunes reflecting the breadth and diversity of jazz, from New Orleans to contemporary. Includes full performances, including solos, by leading jazz trombonists and backing-tracks that have the swing of a live rhythm-section. The backing-tracks may be used as accompaniment in ABRSM exams. Also includes selected scales and sample aural tests and quick studies for help in preparation for the Level/Grade 4 exam.
Hackensack [Theolonius Monk] ; Homeboyz [Bheki Mseleku] ; Walkin' [Richard Carpenter] ; Twitch, The [Duke Ellington] ; Almost Like Being In Love [Alan Jay Lerner / Frederick Loewe] ; Jive Samba [Nat Adderley] ; It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) [Duke Ellington / Irving Mills] ; Phase Dance [Pat Metheny] ; Sad, A Little Bit [Milcho Leviev] ; Fourth Man, The [Jim Clarke] ; Visions [Mark Bassey] ; At the Mambo Inn [Grace Sampson / Bobby Woodlen / Mario Bauza] ; Bessie's Blues [John Coltrane] ; Beale Street Blues [W. C. Handy] ; Basin Street Blues [Spencer Williams]