Effective Etudes For Jazz
Audition & Performance Etudes Based on the Chord Changes to Popular Standards
by Mike Carubia & Jeff Jarvis
Effective Etudes for Jazz - Volume 1
This collection of 18 audition/performance etudes based on the chord progressions to popular jazz standards, blues, and rhythm changes. The collection was designed for honors jazz band auditions, solo evaluations, group lessons, teaching the jazz language and improvisation, learning standards, and more. Presented sequentially according to difficulty, the etudes have annotations beneath the staves identifying phrases and patterns common to the jazz language. Chord reference charts show users the notes of all chord symbols in each etude. Each book comes with a compact disc recording of a professional rhythm section and soloist performing all the etudes, plus separate accompaniment tracks without the soloist.
Contents: Keep Smilin'; Moonmen; Minor is Finer; Baggage Claim Blues; Dido; Isle of Men; It's From Heaven; The Moon Is High; Blue Note Blues; Softly; You're The Last One; I Got Yer Rhythm; The Sum Of Your Attributes; This is Love; My Glowing Moment; Sweet Georgia; It's Nobody For Me; I Got Rid Of 'Em
Effective Etudes for Jazz - Volume 2
This essential book for jazz ensemble auditions, recitals, festivals, and lessons includes 20 etudes based on the changes to popular jazz standards so players learn to improvise over the chord progressions of songs that all jazz musicians should know. The downloadable MP3 tracks include two versions of each etude -- one with a professional soloist & rhythm section, and another with just the rhythm section.
Contents: Sunny Side Up; You And The Night; Dad's Tune; Holy Tom; Time Thief; Riff Blues; The Days Of Winding Hoses; Bird Lady; Bossa Azule; Sun-Like; Mona By Moonlight; Justified Friends; Day Is Night; Did You Meet Her?; Should I Remember You?; Share Our Key; See Ya Bird!; Into Somewhere; Without Warning; You Stepped In