The Authentic Jazz Play-Along series brings together Gershwin, Porter, Ellington, and other legends of 20th-century jazz, giving musicians the opportunity to learn classic jazz songs, then play along with a CD featuring professionally recorded backing tracks. It's a great way to strengthen your skills as a player!
It Don't Mean a Thing features 10 absolute classics of the jazz repertoire, idiomatically arranged for the intermediate (Grade 4-6) player. Melody, lyrics, and chord symbols are provided, offering opportunity to aid the beginner. In addition, the play-along CD comprises a live trio of piano, bass, and drums for truly authentic performance.
Titles: Blues in the Night * Embraceable You * It Don't Mean a Thing * My Funny Valentine * Love Is Here to Stay * Summertime * Someone to Watch Over Me * I've Got You Under My Skin * How High the Moon * I Get a Kick Out of You.