Jazz Improv, Vol. 8, No. 1, Frank Sinatra, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)

Jazz Improv, Vol. 8, No. 1, Frank Sinatra, cover (Print Edition & Companion CD)


Tracks: Rich Wetzel, "Coconut Champagne"; Bobby Broom, "Blues For Modern Man"; Nicole Pasternak, "Rain On Reverie"; Avery Sharpe, "Big Mac"; Arturo Sandoval, "Rhythm Of Our World"; Scott Reeves & The Manhattan Bones, "Congressional Roll Call"; Clarice Assad, "Alas"; Moutin Reunion, "Kuki’s Dance"; Swingadelic, "Another Monday Night At Maxwell’s"; James Silberstein, "Express Lane"; Jeff Coffin, "Al’s Greens"; Mark Pender, "Roll It Jay"; Tony Cimorosi, "Catido"; Mark Weinstein, "Broadway Local" 


Frank Sinatra 40-Page Special: Capitol Improvements: The Career Rebirth of Frank Sinatra 

Plus: Charles Pignone on Sinatra 

Mike Smith on Playing with & Contracting for Sinatra 

Selected Discography, Books and Websites about Sinatra 


164-eBook filled with lead sheets, transcriptions, "How To" Articles and more! 


Gerald Wilson, Jimmy Owens, Arturo Sandoval, Karrin Allyson, Kurt Elling, Rich Wetzel, Wayne Bergeron, Wycliffe Gordon, Mark Pender, Bernard Stollman of ESP Recordings, Scot Albertson, Katie-Bull, Amanda Carr, Alexis Cole, Calabria Foti, Giacomo Gates, Kat Parra, Nicole Pasternak, & Roseanna Vitro. 


Ira Gitler: Slaying The Slanguage 

The Real World: Priorities: “If You Build it, They Will Come.” by Todd Coolman 

Exchange Place: By, For and About Singers by Sandy Sasso 

From The Bridge: Why John Wayne’s Hat Never Falls Off by Sue Terrry 

Mind, Body & Spirit by Eric Nemeyer 

Transcribed Solos: 

“Embraceable You” - Composed by George Gershwin, Kenny Barron, Piano solo 

Transcribed by John Alexander 

“Embraceable You” - Clifford Brown, Tpt solo

Transcribed by Raleigh Dailey 

“Embraceable You” - Joe Lovano, Tenor Sax solo

Transcribed by Jeremy Fletcher 

“Embraceable You” - Charles McPherson, Alto Sax solo 

Transcribed by Charles Schierrmeyer 

“Embraceable You” - Charlie Parker, Alto sax solo 

Transcribed by Mike Dease 

“Embraceable You” - Frank Rosolino, Trombone

Transcribed by Mike Dease 

“Embraceable You” - Sonny Stitt, Alto Sax solo

Transcribed by Raleigh Dailey 

Lead Sheets: 

“Embraceable You” 


“Embraceable You” Composed by George Gershwin. 

Analysis by Eric Nemeyer 

Exercises Scales Patterns: 

CHORD ARPEGGIOS - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Instruments (Based on possible chord changes used to improvise on “Embraceable You”) 

PATTERNS - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Inst. (Based on possible chord changes used to improvise on “Embraceable You”) 

EMBELLISHED TRIADS - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Inst. (Based on possible chord changes used to improvise on “Embraceable You”) 

SCALES - C, Bb, Eb, Bass Clef Inst.—(Based on possible chord changes on “Embraceable You”) 



Piano Perspectives: Mixing It Up With Open Position SATB Voicings, By Rick Helzer 

Steps Along The Path: Developing A Balanced Approach To Practice, By Dave Frank 

Latin Jazz: The 21st Century Musicians Guide to Latin Jazz: Part 19, By Richie Zellon 

Elements Of Jazz: Licks In Camouflage—Concealing Your Licks Within 8th Notes, By Greg Fishman 

CD Reviews: 

Scot Albertson, Fate Revealed By Design 

Eric Alexander, The Temple of Olympic Zeus

Clarice Assad, Love, All That It Is

Jay Azzolina, Local Dialect

Frank Basile, Thursday The 12th

Sathima Bea Benjamin, A Morning In Paris

Michael Berkowitz, Thinking Of Gene

Andy Bey, Ain’t Necessarily So

Blue Wisp Big Band, Tribute

David Brandom, No Way Out

Brooklyn Jazz Underground, Volume 2

Bill Bruford, Random Acts of Happiness

Linda Ciofalo, Sunset

Ryan Cohan, One Sky

John Brown, Terms Of Art

Nat “King” Cole, 10th Anniversary

Claire Daly, Two Baris, One Mind…And A Bass

Jamie Davis, Vibes Over Perfetion

Harry Edison, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Sweets, In Copenhagen

Eliane Elias, Something For You (Sings &Plays Bill Evans)

Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Italuba II 

Peter Erskine, Tim Hagans, Norrbotten Big Band, Worth The Wait

Bruce Eskovitz, Invitation

Clare Fischer, A Family Affair

Grupo Los Santos, Lo Que Somos Lo Que Sea

Tigran Hamasyan, New Era

Diane Hoffman, My Little French Dancer

Healing Force, Songs Of Albert Ayler

Chris Jentsch, Brooklyn Suite

Jessica Johnson, Till It Happens To You

Stacey Kent, Breakfast On The Morning Tram

Susan Krebs, Jazz Aviary

Jonathan Kreisberg, The South Of Everywhere 

Carmen Leggio, Quartet Featuring Joe Cohn

Peter Lerner, Cry For Peace

Jason Lindner, Big Band Live At Jazz Gallery

Wendy Luck, See You In Rio

Tony Moreno, Bill Gernhardt, Mike Holstein, Trio Music

Bill McBirnie, Paco, Paco

Moutin Reunion, Sharp Turns

Doug Munro, Bossa Nova 2.0

Josh Nelson, Let It Go

Miho Nobuzane, Make You Happy

Russ Nolan, With You In Mind

Jimmy Owens, Peaceful Walking

Dan Phillips, Destination Unknown

Terry Plumeri, He Who Lives In Many Places

Adam Rudolph, Dream Garden

School Of The Arts, T Lavitz

Diane Schuur, Some Other Time

Avery Sharpe, Legends & Mentors

James Silberstein, Express Lane

Zoot Sims, In Copenhagen

Andrew Sterman, The Path To Peace

Swingadelic, Another Monday Night

Dennis Tini, Global Peace & Understanding

Tricycle, Tricycle

Gerald Veasley, Your Move

Judy Wexler, Dreams & Shadows 

Christian Fabian, The Masters Return

Chris Humphrey, Nothing But Blues

Atlantis Quartet, Again Too Soon

Ryan Keberle, Double Quartets

Book/DVD Reviews: 

Edith Piaf, A Tribute To Edith Piaf DVD 

Wycliffe Gordon, Basic Training DVD 

J.J. Johnson, Last Concert DVD

DVD: Al DiMeola, Speak A Volcano

Jazz On Video: Jazz Icons Series 2—Box Set 

Product Reviews: 

Henriksen Jazz Amp Convertible 

Jupiter 1264L Flugelhorn 

Buffet Crampon 400 Series Alto Saxophone 


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