Intermediate/Advanced. These tunes will become jazz standards. 8 beautiful songs written by Woody Shaw which are a departure from the typical Bebop jazz melodies and chord progressions. The styles and tune formulae represented are Bossa Nova, Waltz, minor blues, alternating bossa/swing and latin/swing, slow and fast. These songs are a welcome departure from typical bebop and swing tunes and are sure to inspire fresh ideas.
Rhythm Section: Ronnie Mathews & James Williams (p); Stafford James & Jamey Aebersold (b); Louis Hayes & Mike Hyman (d)