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Hi Kavi! Here are some Audio Samples and Video Links to listen to...
(jump to "LISTENING / MUSIC APPRECIATION")

School Related
Herbie Hancock Play-along: Cantalope Island (4x, qn=xxx)


Billy Strayhorn Johnny Come Lately: Piano Solo (3x, qn=115) (sheet music with fingerings)
Billy Strayhorn Johnny Come Lately: Piano Solo (3x, qn=145)
Billy Strayhorn Johnny Come Lately: Piano Solo (3x, qn=178)


12-Bar Blues
12-Bar Blues: List of Blues Heads (sorted by title; can also sort by composer or concert key) ***


--------- "Logan's Valves Are Stuck" (Blues in Concert C, 4 solo choruses, qn=92, 140)


--------- iReal Pro track: C Blues (Concert Bb) with solo break on odd numbered choruses (8 choruses, qn=120)
--------- iReal Pro track: C Blues (Concert Bb) with solo break on odd numbered choruses (8 choruses, qn=140)


--------- iReal Pro track: Blues By Five (Concert Bb Blues) (Miles Davis solo tempo: qn=xxx)
--------- iReal Pro track: Blues For Brenda (Concert Bb Blues) (Freddie Hubbard solo tempo: qn=xxx)


----------- Play-a-long: Blues in Concert Bb (7 choruses, qn=108)
Chwalik Play-a-long: "Guide Me, Man" (Blues in Concert Bb, head and 10 choruses, qn=140)
----------- Play-a-long:  Blues in F (10 choruses with guitar, qn=130) (3:48)


TRANSCRIPTIONS (Rhythms/Notes):
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03a (swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03b (swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03c (swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 03d (swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 02a (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 02b (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 02c (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 02d (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 01a (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 01b (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 01c (non-swinging)
Transcribing:Transcribing Rhythms - 01d (non-swinging)


TRANSCRIPTIONS (Solos):
Wynton Kelly: Softly as in a Morning Sunrise (Kelly Blue, 1959)


OTHER PLAY-A-LONGS:
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Persona 4 Reincarnation Specialist (qn=128)


JAZZ IMPROV PLAY-A-LONGS:
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Till There Was You (2x, qn=72)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Humpty Dumpty (RH melody only 2x, qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Humpty Dumpty (4x, qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Humpty Dumpty (4x, qn=180)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Humpty Dumpty (4x, qn=220)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Humpty Dumpty (4x, qn=252)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Birdland (5x, qn=xxx)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Speak No Evil (5x, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along: Speak No Evil (5x, qn=138)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along Ba Ba, Ba Daa (8x, qn=130)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along Ba Ba, Ba Daa (no piano, 8x, qn=130)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along Ba Ba, Ba Daa (with bridge, 4x, qn=130)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along Ba Ba, Ba Daa (with bridge, 4x, qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-along Ba Ba, Ba Daa (with bridge, 4x, qn=190 partial)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Girl from Ipanema, in F (A Section w/rhodes 6x, qn=120)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (4 choruses w/guitar, qn=108)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (48 bars, qn=130)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (48 bars, qn=170)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long Blues in C (with piano, qn=170)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 1 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 1 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=112)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 1 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)

Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 2 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 2 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=112)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 2 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)

Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 3 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 3 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=112)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 3 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)

Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 4 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=100)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 4 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars, qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 5 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Trading with Jazz Rhythms, Set 6 in D min7 (D Dorian) (32 bars)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, 1st 3 lines 4x (qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, 1st 3 lines 4x (qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, 1st 3 lines 4x (qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 4-6 (4x, qn=120) (3:16)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 4-6 (4x, qn=140) (2:48)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 4-6 (4x, qn=160) (2:27)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 7-9 4x (qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 7-9 4x (qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 7-9 4x (qn=160)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 10-12 4x (qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 10-12 4x (qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's, lines 10-12 4x (qn=160)


Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=88)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=108)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=120)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=140)
Jazz Improv Play-a-Long:Play-a-long: ii-V-I's (qn=160)


TUNES (Current)
John Coltrane, et. al.: I Hear A Rhapsody (Lush Life, 1958)
Red Garland, piano (solo): I Hear A Rhapsody (Lush Life, 1958)
Bill Evans, piano: I Hear A Rhapsody (Jim Hall, "Undercurrent", 1962)
Bobby Timmons, piano: I Hear A Rhapsody (Art Blakey, "Impulse", 1961)
Jackie McLean, et. al.: I Hear A Rhapsody ("Action, Action Action", 1961)
Mulgrew Miller, piano, et. al.:I Hear A Rhapsody (live with Ira Coleman - Bass, Mark Johnson - Drums)
Chick Corea, piano, et. al.: I Hear A Rhapsody (with Niels Hanning Orsted Pedersen - Bass, Jorge Rossy - Drums)


EXERCISES
Pieces (non-jazz):
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-24, en=192) **
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (en=192) ***
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-24, en=250) **
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (en=250) ***
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-24, en=300) **
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (en=300) ***
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (mm1-24, en=350) **
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Play-a-long: Machines On the Loose (en=350) ***
20th/21st Cent - Olson: Machines On the Loose (CD, dq=138/en=414)


LISTENING / MUSIC APPRECIATION:
xxx (piano): I Got Rhythm ***
xxx (piano): I Got Rhythm ***
xxx (piano): I Got Rhythm ***
xxx (piano): I Got Rhythm ***


Horace Silver (piano): Song For My Father


Miles Davis (trumpet),
Bill Evans (piano)
:
So What


JAZZ HISTORY:
Langston Hughes: The Story of Jazz - Beginnings
Langston Hughes: The Story of Jazz - The Blues
Langston Hughes: The Story of Jazz - Characteristics
Online Quiz: The Story of Jazz


VIDEO:





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