Back to Basics in the Style of the Basie Band (minus Tenor Saxophone)

Price: $14.99
Format: Book/CD
Product Code: MMOCD4277



Publisher: Music Minus One
ISBN-13: 978-1-59615-809-2
ISBN-10: 1-59615-809-3
Publisher SKU: MMOCD4277
UPC-A: 7771234277
Instrumentation: Saxophone (tenor)

Performed by Dan Block, tenor & alto saxophone

Accompaniment : Peter Ecklund and The Messengers of Swing

Play section lead and jazz solos in eight new arrangements recorded by Peter Ecklund and the Messengers of Swing! Includes two swinging instrumentals made famous by Count Basie and Lester Young; and six original tunes. One is blues. Four have chord changes derived from well-known jazz standards. Written-out jazz solos with chord symbols supplied. Many of them are classic solos by Lester Young and others, adapted for trumpet. Play the large notes for the easiest route through the arrangement. Play the small notes for additional solos and leads. Improvise your own jazz solos using the provided accompaniment tracks!

Includes a newly engraved, high-quality music book, featuring separate tenor and alto saxophone solo parts; and two compact discs, one for each instrument: containing a complete version of each piece as well as the accompaniments, minus the soloist.


Blues for Lester
Every Tub
Walkin' the Goat
Young at Heart
Lester's Honey
Tail Fins
First Lady
Blue Lester

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