Sittin' In with the Big Band, Vol. I is written at the easy to intermediate-easy level. It provides an opportunity to play along with a professional jazz ensemble to improve your playing, whenever you want. As you play with and listen to the outstanding players in the band, you'll learn about blend, style, phrasing, tone, dynamics, technique, articulation, and playing in time, as well as a variety of Latin, swing, ballad and rock styles. Performance tips and suggestions are included in each book. Books are available for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. Features include 11 big-band charts arranged by a variety of top writers, solo improvisation opportunities, and a play-along recording with demo tracks.
Grade: 2 Easy to medium easy level.