Funky! Gordon Goodwin is the hottest writer on the scene today. The Big Phat Band is modern, hip, exciting, fresh, and captivating to listen to -- and here is the real thing as performed/recorded by the Big Phat Band. Solos available for alto, tenor, trumpet, and bone. A percussion part is included along with an optional vibe part. On this one, Gordon included an optional flute and clarinet part if you want to expand the ensemble. Although challenging, Get in Line is not quite as difficult as many of Gordon´s fabulous charts. As recorded on the newest CD by Gordon Goodwin´s Big Phat Band, The Phat Pack on Silverline Records. Excellent writing! (excerpt 1:32)
IT´S FUNK --spread the word! Kris Berg does it once again with another day in the life of The Chicken. Chicken Scratch is a ferocious Tower of Power-style chart that will put a deep groove in any band. With some rugged lines for the trombones and bass player, they´ll be screaming for a second helping. Solos written or ad-lib for trumpet 2 and trombone 2 and lead trumpet range only to written A. Hot, hotter, and is the hottest yet from Kris. If the band has the energy, they can handle it! (5:57)
Today´s hottest writer, Gordon Goodwin delivers again. In a clever rock-march style, the melody of this big band chart develops thoroughly then leads into a solo section for alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone, or guitar. After the solos, the rhythm section backs off for a wild and wooly ensemble chorus that will challenge all the players in the band. A percussion part is included. You´ll recognize this chart from the fabulous CD Gordon Goodwin´s Big Phat Band: Swingin´ For the Fences.
A cha cha you won´t forget! Trumpet is featured in this fabulous chart by today´s hottest contemporary writer, Gordon Goodwin. The trumpet soloist has plenty of space to solo - both improvised and written and there are hot unison lines throughout this high-energy composition to keep everyone thinking. The piano has an authentic Latin ostinato, 1st alto sax has a soprano and flute doubles (optional alto sax part included), and a percussion part is provided. Dedicated to the legendary Latin percussionist Tito Puente. Ideal for festival and concert - this chart is outstanding! As recorded by Gordon Goodwin´s Big Phat Band on the new CD Off the Beaten Path.
DescriptionMike Clark: Funk Drumming Jazz and fusion pioneer Mike Clark reveals the secrets behind his funkiest grooves and hottest rhythms in this instructional book and CD set.
Take an in-depth look at Kenny Burrell´s jazz Guitar mastery with Wolf Marshall, who will teach you how to play some of his hottest licks. Wolf covers 14 tunes, including: Autumn Leaves; Groovin´ High; In a Sentimental Mood; Lyresto; Moment´s Notice; My Favorite Things; This Time the Dream´s on Me; Wholly Cats and more. The CD features a demo of each. All Night Long All Of You Autumn Leaves Do What You Gotta Do Groovin´ High In A Sentimental Mood K.B. Blues Lyresto Moment´s Notice My Favorite Things Since I Fell For You Soulful Brothers This Time The Dream´s On Me Wholly Cats
This unique book gives an in-depth insight into blues guitar, from early Chicago Blues, through Memphis and Detroit Blues, the British Blues boom, Jazz Blues and many other blues genres, right up to the blues styles of today’s hottest guitarists.Focusing on the playing styles of influential guitarists, author John Wheatcroft teaches the basics of blues improvisation and shows how it has developed over the years. Learn how to solo like classic blues guitarists B. B. King, John Lee Hooker and Albert Collins and then move on to find out more about the playing styles of Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robben Ford and many others.Simple step-by-step guides introduce basic techniques, harmony and theory, with demo solos and backing tracks on the accompanying CD.Content:ContentsIntroductionWelcome to the BluesHow This Book WorksUsing the CDHow to Read Fretboard Diagrams1. Acoustic Blues & The DeltaKey PlayersArtist #1: Mississippi Fred McDowellCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsThe I–IV–V Chord ProgressionArtist #2: Lightnin’ HopkinsCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsThe Thumb-PickArtist #3: Robert JohnsonCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsThe TurnaroundQuestions, Answers & Blue NotesCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsMicrotones & ‘Blue’ Notes2. ChicagoKey PlayersArtist #1: Muddy WatersCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsTailing-Off NotesArtist #2: Hubert SumlinCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsIntroduction to VibratoArtist #3: Buddy GuyCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsAdding Simple BendsThe Advantages of Downstroke PickingArtist #4: Mike BloomfieldCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsRepetitious Extended PhrasingRhythm Study3. Memphis & DetroitKey PlayersArtist #1: John Lee HookerCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation Tips‘Call & Response’ PhrasingArtist #2: B. B. KingCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsArtist #3: Albert KingCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsOutrageously Wide String BendingArtist #4: Robert CrayCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsStaccato Phrasing & Popping the StringsRhythm Study4. Early Texas BluesKey PlayersArtist #1: T-Bone WalkerCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsSwingArtist #2: Freddie KingCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsRiff-Based SoloingArtist #3: Albert CollinsCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsRapid Pull-Offs Using the ThumbArtist #4: Otis RushCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsVocal-Like Crying VibratoRhythm Study5. The British Blues BoomKey PlayersArtist #1: Eric ClaptonCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsApplying Wide Vibrato to a Bent NoteArtist #2: Jeff BeckCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsEmulation of Slide with Vibrato BarArtist #3: Jimmy PageCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsAdvanced Fast Pull-Offs and Wide String BendingArtist #4: Peter GreenCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsExpressive Vibrato TechniqueRhythm Study6. Country Blues & Rock’n’RollKey PlayersArtist #1: Scotty MooreCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsRock ’n’ Roll TripletsTravis-pickingArtist #2: Chuck BerryCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsFollowing the ChangesArtist #3: Roy BuchananCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsHarmonizing in 3rds and 6thsVolume SwellsArtist #4: Danny GattonCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsAdvanced Hybrid-PickingRhythm Study7. New Wave TexasKey PlayersArtist #1: Jimmy VaughanCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsSoloing with Chord FragmentsArtist #2: Duke RobillardCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsSwing & Jazz PhrasingArtist #3: Stevie Ray VaughanCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsExtreme Dynamics & ExpressionArtist #4: Eric JohnsonCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsPentatonic SuperimpositionRhythm Study8. Rock-Hot BluesKey PlayersArtist #1: Jimi HendrixCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsThe Hendrix chordArtist #2: Gary MooreCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsExtreme Vibrato, Palm Muting & Pinched HarmonicsArtist #3: Walter TroutCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsExpanding the Pentatonic PaletteArtist #4: Joe BonamassaCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsLarge Intervallic Skips via Open StringsRhythm Study9. Jazz BluesKey PlayersArtist #1: Charlie ChristianCheckpointAssignments and Improvisation TipsEighth-Note Extended ‘Bop’ Rhythmic PhrasingArtist #2: Wes...
DescriptionAfter his less than humble beginnings as a graduate of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, and member of the prestigious Concerts Lamoureux,Ponty has performed and recorded with some of the greatest artists of all time. Sessions and collaborations include Al Di Meola, Jaco Pastorius, John McLaughlin and Frank Zappa to name but a few. This collection contains lead-sheets for 22 of Ponty´s hottest compositions from his own significant recordings. These lead sheets are suitable for any C-tuning instrument, and the melodies are provided with chord symbols as a spring board for your own improvisations. A vital collection of Jazz masterpieces from this remarkable virtuoso.SonglistA Taste For PassionAfter The StormBowing BowingCaracasDon´t Let The World Pass You ByElephants In LoveEnigmatic OceanEven The Sun Will DieGardens Of BabylonGive Us A ChanceImaginary VoyageInfinite PursuitJigMirageNew CountryNo Absolute TimeNostalgiaOpen MindRenaissanceSolitudeTender MemoriesThe Amazon Forest