Afro-Cuban classics, Brazilian music and Latin jazz tunes, designed for classroom or professional use. Most tunes never seen in print before!
Presented in "Real Easy" format: Tune on one page, educational material on each facing page.
Expand your band's repertoire with the vibrant, life-affirming sounds of LATIN MUSIC!
Two books in one!
Part I - Easier Tunes, for High School (or even Middle School) ensembles.
Part II - More Challenging Tunes, for College or Professional use.
Like earlier ""Real Easy Books,"" the educational material tailored for each tune includes: Scales for soloing, Piano voicings, Guitar voicings, Sample bass parts, etc.
When needed, there are separate rhythm section charts &/or horn harmony charts to help your band play authentic-sounding versions of the tunes.
The Rhythm Section Appendix gives the student a complete overview of all the major Afro-Cuban and Brazilian rhythmic styles, and sample parts for each player. So no prior experience with Latin music is necessary to start having fun!
275 pages, spiral-bound.
Includes Tunes as Played or Written by: