Jazz play along songs...

Jazz play along songs...

Jazz play along songs...    20:39 on Sunday, October 05, 2008          

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Posted by trumpeter3000

I'm looking for some kind of accompaniment(spelling?) that I can play along with for practicing solos. I play trumpet. Does anyone know of a website where I can find such a thing for free? I've found things with MIDIs, but it drives me bananas to play with that after a while, so if you know where I can find actual background music, that would be appreciated.


Yes, I know I can't spell.


I can give you any of this music if you will help me out with this :).
Just put your email in the post, and I will send it to you.

Brass Quintet:
The Little Drummer Boy – Arr. Bud Udell

Crazy Train- Ozzy Ozbourne
Eiger - James Swearingen
Pirates Of The Caribbean 1 Medley - Klaus Badlet
Hey Jude - Beatles
Swan Lake - Peter I. T.
America The Beautiful – Samuel A. Ward
My County Tis Of Thee – Samuel F. Smith
O Canada - ?
The 12 Days Of Christmas - ?
O Tannebaum (Oh Christmas Tree) - ?
West Side Story Opener - Leonard Bernstein
Spirit Of The Guard - Jim Curnow
Flight Of The Bumblebee - Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov

String Quartet:
Pachelbel’s Canon - Johann Pachelbel

Pirates Of The Caribbean He's A Pirate - Klaus Badlet
POTC The Medallion Calls - Klaus Badlet
POTC Moonlight Serenade - Klaus Badlet

Only ask for music if you show me where I can find play-alongs.
I hate it when random ppl just post and ask for music!

Re: Jazz play along songs...    18:34 on Monday, October 06, 2008          

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Posted by DanTheMaster

Get any of the Jazz Improvisation Series Approaching the Standards by Dr. Willie L. Hill Jr. (It's not free, but it's great.)

Re: Jazz play along songs...    15:11 on Monday, October 13, 2008          

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Posted by trumpeter3000

In case anyone else needed anything like this, I found a good site with a lot of these tracks.
are some good-sounding free mp3's that work for my purpose.

Re: Jazz play along songs...    22:49 on Wednesday, December 31, 2008          

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Posted by billk

Look at Ralph Patt's web site for backing tracks and charts with chord changes:


Re: Jazz play along songs...    12:29 on Tuesday, January 27, 2009          

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Posted by Red_Chopin

You can play along with jazz standards such as Take 5, Summertime, Take the 'A' Train, Misty, Johnny One Note, and How High The Moon. As far as where to get the music to jam to, I think your best bet is playing alongside recordings. Hope this helps!

Re: Jazz play along songs...    17:19 on Thursday, January 29, 2009          

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Posted by soulkat9

I've had difficulty finding things like this too. I've resorted to playing to the various programmed rhythms on my keyboard before.


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