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Jazzvville Backing Track Downloads

Welcome to the new JAZZVILLE section; specially created with the musician in mind. This section focuses on Jazz standards but with a fresh and funky groove based take as well as the typically classic feels.  Fresh backing track arrangements with mainly REAL BOOK changes and a few tasty ones by yours truly. Plenty of room to solo over and not simply looped forms or rehearsal tracks - full arrangements with builds, pushes, break downs, tasty endings and great sounds and higher spec mp3s.

Price:
£5.00

A CHILD IS BORN
key - Bb playing time - 6min 42sec

A Child Is Born backing track, written by Thad Jones, has a superbly fresh arrangement as well as a dreamy electric piano opening introduction then into the head. As per the Real Book version with a few chord alternatives. If you would like to listen to a snippet of this fantastic version, please click on the ‘A CHILD IS BORN’ link below. Once you have a feel of the ‘a child is born backing track’, click on buy now! Needless to say, that Standardstrax is one of the best providers in unique backing tracks for musicians.

MP3 DEMO:
J1. A CHILD IS BORN
key - Bb playing time - 6min 42sec
 

Price:
£5.00

A NIGHT IN TUNISIA key Dm playing time 5:29
8 bar intro then into the head including the tag section - don't play when soloing though, back to the head at 4:20 including the tag section at 5:04 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J43. A NIGHT IN TUNISIA
key - Dm - playing time - 5:29
Very cool swing arrangement of the classic Dizzy Gillespie gem.

Price:
£5.00

A TASTE OF HONEY key Gm 3:06
4 bar intro, theme starts at 8 secs, continue thru - 3 times in total and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J105. A TASTE OF HONEY
key - Gm - playing time - 3:06
Lovely TRIO ballad version of this popular 60's gem. This version is loosely based on the form of Acker Bilk's '63 hit.

Price:
£5.00

A WEAVER OF DREAMS key C 4:15

A Weaver of Dreams backing track is a beautifully played song and this version begins with a 4 bar introduction (half time feel), head then soloing and dead stop at the end phrase. This has a lovely Trio arrangement of this old classic standard.

If you would like to listen to a free demo before purchasing this song, please click on the MP3 link below. Once you’ve listened to it and you like the feel of this brilliant – A weaver of dreams backing track, click buy now.

Or if you would like to listen to more of my other backing track demos for musicians, click on the links. Needless to say, that Standardstrax is one of the best providers in unique backing tracks for musicians.

MP3 DEMO:
J31. A WEAVER OF DREAMS
key - C - Real Book changes - playing time - 4:15
 

Price:
£5.00

AFTER YOU'VE GONE smooth key C 3:26
4 bar intro and into the main theme at 12 secs, continue thru 3 times, tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J65. AFTER YOU'VE GONE smooth
key - C - vocal range - E to F
Smooth grooves for this old standard, 3 times thru!

Price:
£5.00

AIREGIN key Ab 3:39
8 bar intro (half time feel) ; continue thru head then solos!!! Play the head for the last time and finish dead on the last riff.

MP3 DEMO:
J12. AIREGIN
key - Ab - Real Book changes - playing time - 3:39
Super-funky and fresh arrangement of this influential classic from Sonny Rollins. Played by Every major jazz figure.

Price:
£5.00

AIRMAIL SPECIAL key C 5:58
4 bar intro and into main theme at 4 secs, continue and solo, with the return to the head at 5:18 and dead stop at the end.

MP3 DEMO:
J50. AIRMAIL SPECIAL
key - C - playing time - 5:58
Fresh and swinging TRIO arrangement of the great old jazz classic.

Price:
£5.00

ALL BLUES key C (G) - playing time 5:36
4 bar intro ; thru the head twice ; solos ; breakdown and back into the head ; head ONCE at the end - no repeat of last phrase - rall and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J9. ALL BLUES
key - C (G) - playing time - 5:36
Hugely influential Miles Davis gem ; in a fabulously fresh smooth groove arrangement with some tasty surprises lurking!

Price:
£5.00

ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE Jazzville Smooth key Ab 5:48
8 bar intro (half time feel), 5 times thru in total - head starts at 14 secs, 3 times soloing space, head again at 4:19, tag the last line at 5:17 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J116. ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE Jazzville Smooth
key - Ab - range - B to F - playing time 5:48
The coolest of cool 80's groove take on this classic standard, with oodles of soloing space provided to stretch and feel the groove!

Price:
£5.00

AMAPOLA key F to Ab 3:57
2 bar intro, thru the head twice but key change to Ab for the very last 16 bars.

MP3 DEMO:
J75. AMAPOLA - F to Ab
key - F to Ab - range - A to Db
Lovely Quartet ballad arrangement, based on a live concert version by Gianni Sanjust, same key and key change included.

Price:
£5.00

AND I LOVE HER key Eb 4:22
8 bar intro and into the main theme at 17 secs, continue thru 3 times in total - 1:32 and 2:47, repeat the last line 4 times and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J137. AND I LOVE HER - organ
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Here's a cool live recorded, actually at a gig, organ based arrangement of this really great Beatles song. Works great with a frontline instrument and/or vocal.

Price:
£5.00

ANTHROPOLOGY
key - Bb playing time - 4:05
The Charlie Parker classic in an uber cool half time smooth groove!
Once round the head then solos. Dead stop at the end of the head.

MP3 DEMO:
J2. ANTHROPOLOGY

Price:
£5.00

ANY LOVE key Db to Eb playing time 5:37
Copy version of the Norman Brown (guitarist) version of the Luther Vandross song.

MP3 DEMO:
J48. ANY LOVE
key - Db to Eb - playing time 5:37
Cover version of the smooth guitarist Norman Brown's arrangement of the Luther Vandross hit. From the 1994 album After The Storm.
Check the song out on YouTube....

Price:
£5.00

AS LONG AS I LIVE key F 6:30
8 bar intro and head starts at 13 secs, continue and solo, with the head back in at 5:25, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J51. AS LONG AS I LIVE (Jazzville)
key - F - playing time - 6:30
Mid tempo TRIO arrangement of this great song composed by Harold Arlen, with lyrics by Ted Koehler.

Price:
£5.00

AU PRIVAVE key F 3:20
4 intro and twice round the head - unison line with the bass/drums ; solos build ; last time - unison with bass then piano is added and finish on a Gb13.

MP3 DEMO:
J11. AU PRIVAVE

key - F - Real Book changes. Playing time - 3:20
Great blues based gem from Charlie Parker - not too fast and not too slow! Grooves long nicely!

Price:
£5.00

AUTUMN LEAVES key Em 3:23
8 bar intro and into the head at 14 seconds, continue through and soloing from 1:15, 2:14, into the bridge at 2:44, slows down to just piano for the very last 8 bars and finish on A13 chord

MP3 DEMO:
J157. AUTUMN LEAVES - Em Jazzville
key - Em - range - B to D
Wonderful lighlty swinging trio arrangement of this timeless standard, room for musicians to solo over and pretty much based on Real Book changes with subs and passing chords thrown in.

Price:
£5.00

AUTUMN LEAVES key Gm 4:08
8 bar intro and into the head at 8 seconds, soloing from 47 seconds, 1:26, 2:04, 2:43, back into the head at 3:21, bass only at 3:40 at bridge, band all in at 3:50 and tight finish!

MP3 DEMO:
J158. AUTUMN LEAVES  Gm Jazzville
key - Gm - range - D to F
Very cool uptempo trio arrangement of the classic standard, lots of soloing space so not suitable for a vocal only.

Price:
£5.00

BEAUTIFUL LOVE key Dm 4:25
4 bar (half time feel); thru main theme then solos; back to the head at 3:33 and band stop then fill and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J27. BEAUTIFUL LOVE
KEY - Dm - playing time - 4:25
Great jazz classic in an uber-funky groove! Lots of space to solo and keeps mainly to the Real Book changes with a few alternates thrown in!

Price:
£5.00

BERNIE'S TUNE
key - Dm playing time - 3:23
Fab and funky take on the classic jazz gem. Once thru head then solos.
Nice extended ending!

MP3 DEMO:
J3. BERNIE'S TUNE

Price:
£5.00

BETTER THAN ANYTHING key C to Db 3:07
8 bar intro ; through the full song - 8 bars between verses - key change to Db with room to solo for full verse; including 8 bars between next verse; ad lib ending and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J14. BETTER THAN ANYTHING - C to Db
key - C to Db - range - G to Bb
Popular jazz vocal favourite.
Same version as F559 except the vibes and solo has been removed to provide soloing space.

Price:
£5.00

BLUE AND SENTIMENTAL version 1 key Eb 5:21
4 bar intro and into the theme at 16 seconds, continue through, soloing from 1:28, 2:40, back to the head at 3:52, slow the last line down and finish.

J143. BLUE AND SENTIMENTAL version 1
key - Eb - Real Book key and changes
Great jazz standard and with optional lyrics as well. A classic Hammond organ trio arrangement, moody, gutsy and perfect with a frontline instrument and a vocal take, capturing that quintessential 50's and 60's organ trio sound.

Price:
£5.00

BLUE AND SENTIMENTAL version 2 key Eb 5:21
4 bar intro and into the theme at 16 seconds, continue through, soloing from 1:28, 2:40, back to the head at 3:52, slow the last line down and finish.

J144. BLUE AND SENTIMENTAL version 2
key - Eb - Real Book key and changes
Great jazz standard and with optional lyrics as well. Electric Piano Trio version - the classic hard 60's Rhodes sound!

Price:
£5.00

BLUE BOSSA key Cm 4:24
4 bar intro, head twice then soloing and back to the head twice at 3:14 and repeat the last line 3 times and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J42. BLUE BOSSA 2012
key - Cm - playing time - 4:24
This great SWINGING Hammond and drums arrangement gives you loads and loads of soloing space; with a smattering of cool and fresh changes to test your ears!

Price:
£5.00

BLUE IN GREEN
key - C (I would have said Dm!) playing time - 4:17
Gorgeous reworking of this hugely influential Miles tune. Funky groove keeps the smoothness going enough to cook!
Real Book version.

MP3 DEMO:
J4. BLUE IN GREEN

Price:
£5.00

BLUE MONK key Bb 4:45
4 bar intro ; twice thru the head ; soloing ; break down for back to head ; repeat head and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J15. BLUE MONK
key - Bb playing time - 4:45
Hammond trio and a cool shuffle groove make this quirky blues move.
Loads of soloing space..

Price:
£5.00

BLUE MOON key Eb to E 4:04
8 bar intro ; thru the head then soloing ; key change to E for the last 8 bars and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J18. BLUE MOON jazzville
key - Eb to E 4:04
Very classy arrangement with cool changes and loads of soloing space and a key change for the last 8 bars at the last time thru.

Price:
£5.00

BLUE MOON smooth key Eb 4:48
8 bar intro and into main theme at 21 secs, thru 3 times,

MP3 DEMO:
J66. BLUE MOON smooth
key - Eb -  vocal range - C to C
Laidback Smooth arrangement of the Rodgers and Hart classic, 3 times thru!

Price:
£5.00

BLUESETTE smooth key Bb 6:02
8 bar intro, main theme at 9 secs, 3 times thru the full song form in total.

MP3 DEMO:
J60. BLUESETTE smooth
key - Bb - vocal range  - (optional A) B to E
The classic Toots Thielmans jazz classic.
This version is really geared for musicians to solo over but it can also be used as a vocal first time then soloing and back to the vocal, etc.
It's a pretty cool "smooth" arrangement with a cool groove and extended soloing space.

Price:
£5.00

BLUESETTE smooth version 2 key Bb 4:21
8 bar intro and into main theme at 9 secs, twice thru the FULL song and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J67. BLUESETTE smooth version2
key - Bb - vocal range - D to G (big range!)
Fresh "vocalese only" - aka Take 6 - arrangement in a smooth groove! Twice thru the full song.

Price:
£5.00

BODY AND SOUL key Ab 4:24
4 bar intro and vocal/instrument in at 15 secs, continue thru, double tempo feel for the 2nd chorus at 2:05, continue, rall at 3:45 for the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J88. BODY AND SOUL - Ab Jazzville
key - Ab - range - F to G
This version is very loosely based on the jazz singer and vocalese master Eddie Jefferson's version. There are many versions by him and here is the youtube search link for versions -
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=body+and+soul+eddie+jefferson
The 2nd demo lets you check out the double tempo feel as the track builds - DEMO 2 CLICK HERE
Same key, double tempo chorus and similar length. Can also be used purely as an instrumental or vocal and soloing.

Price:
£5.00

BROADWAY key F 5:39
8 bar intro and head in at 9 secs, continue and solo, back in with the last time head at 4:50, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J52. BROADWAY
key - F - playing time - 5:39
Popular jazz standard in a cool TRIO arrangement, with lots of soloing space and a nice bass breakdown section.

Price:
£5.00

CHEESECAKE key Cm 6:46
8 bar intro and into the head at 9 secs, continue thru, 4 times soloing from 1:12, 2:15, 3:18 and 4:21, back to the head at 5:23 and finish with the last 4 bars repeated 3 times.

MP3 DEMO:
J127. CHEESECAKE
key - Cm - playing time 6:46
Great Dexter Gordon tune from his Blue Note classic album "GO". Cool TRIO arrangement by yours truly.
 

Price:
£5.00

 CLOSE YOUR EYES key Abm 5:35
8 bar intro; thru the head theme; 2 times soloing; back to the head and ad lib ending; rall and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J26. CLOSE YOUR EYES Abm Jazzville
key - Abm - extended version of F681 CLOSE YOUR EYES.
This is the full TRIO version; with lots of soloing space for musicians.

Price:
£5.00

CLOUDBURST key C 2:20
4 bar intro and vocal in at 3 secs, continue thru as per Lambert Hendricks and Ross version.

MP3 DEMO:
J90. CLOUDBURST - C
key - C - range - E to C (optional E)
Same arrangement as J89 but in a lower key.

Price:
£5.00

CLOUDBURST key F 2:20
4 bar intro and vocal in at 3 secs, continue thru as per Lambert Hendricks and Ross version.

MP3 DEMO:
J89. CLOUDBURST - F
key - F - range - A to F (optonal A)
Here's a cool arrangement, loosely based on the classic Lambert Hendricks and Ross song in the original key and same form. John Hendricks provides the lead vocal.

Price:
£5.00

COME ALONG WITH ME key C 3:12
Same form as the Eddie Jefferson version.

MP3 DEMO:
J91. COME ALONG WITH ME
key - C- range - G to G
Another vocalese gem from Eddie Jefferson, original key and form but a TRIO only arrangement.

Price:
£5.00

DARK EYES key Cm 2:44
4 bar intro and into the head - twice thru at mid tempo, 4 bar drum break and then into bright tempo - 5 times thru for soloing  and once for the head and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J78. DARK EYES demo 1
key - Cm playing time - 2:44
2 Demos to let you check out the 1st tempo and then the 2nd - mid tempo swing to very bright swing. Quartet arrangement.
DARK EYES demo 2

Price:
£5.00

DEEP PURPLE key Bb 4:17
8 bar intro and into the head then 2 choruses, tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J79. DEEP PURPLE Bb Jazzville
key - Bb - playing time - 4:17
Lovely Quartet arrangement of this great old classic in a nice easy tempo.

Price:
£5.00

DEEP PURPLE key F 5:46
4 bar intro, head starts at 6 secs, continue and solo, back to the last head at 4:31, continue, tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J53. DEEP PURPLE (Jazzville)
key - F - playing time - 5:46
Lovely mid tempo TRIO arrangement of the cool standard.

Price:
£5.00

ESTATE version 1 key Bm 7:32
8 bar intro, head up to 1:58, soloing 2 times, back to head at 5:25, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J82. ESTATE version 1
key - Bm - vocal range - F# to B (suit female range) - playing time - 7:32
One of my favourite Bossa's.... beautiful melody and marvellous structure. This is a brighter Bossa version with some lovely percussion and some lovely chord substitutions used. Well worth finding the lyrics - English lyrics are available as well but it has a huge vocal range.

Price:
£5.00

ESTATE version 2 key Bm 6:16
4 bar intro and into head at 16 secs, soloing, head again at 4 mins, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J83. ESTATE version 2
key - Bm - vocal range - F# to B (suit female range) - playing time - 6:16
Here is a different arrangement to version 1 - this arrangement is a lovely Bossa ballad version, half time in feel.

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£5.00

FALLEN key Eb 4:17
as per the Warren Hill version but no fade!

MP3 DEMO:
J22. FALLEN
key - Eb - Warren Hill cover
Cool smooth jazz song; based on the Warren Hill "LOVE SONGS" album version.

Price:
£5.00

FILTHY MCNASTY key F 3:04
8 bar intro, vocal/instrument in at 11 secs, continue thru the head, soloing from 44 secs, head at 2:06, continue, back to the intro and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J92. FILTHY MCNASTY - F
key - F - range - Bb to D
Great Horace Silver tune. This TRIO version is loosely based on the Eddie Jefferson vocalese version with ample room for soloing as well!
Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM1T51swFYw

Price:
£5.00

FLAMINGO key F 4:19
4 bar intro; thru the main theme; solos; back to the main theme at 3:10; continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J28. FLAMINGO
key - F - playing time 4:19
Cool mid swing arrangement of the jazz standard. Makes a change from the Bossa feel normally associated.

Price:
£5.00

FLAMINGO key Bb 5:11
4 bar intro, head in at 8 secs, 2 times soloing, head again at 3:40, continue thru and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J87. FLAMINGO - Bb
key - Bb - playing time 5:11
Very lovely TRIO arrangement of this great old standard.

Price:
£5.00

FOUR key Eb 4:30
8 bar intro (half time feel though) ; play thru the head once then solos - break down; back to the head and finish - dead stop! Based on the Real Book chord changes with a few additions!

MP3 DEMO:
J10. FOUR
key - Eb - playing time - 4:30
Mega-cool groove for this fab Miles Davis gem ; with some cool chord changes added.

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£5.00

FOUR BROTHERS key Ab 3:54
8 bar intro ; thru the head then solos ; last time head and dead stop.

MP3 DEMO:
J13. FOUR BROTHERS
key - Ab - Real Book changes - playing time - 3:54
Wonderful gem from Jimmy Giuffre ; and a huge hit way back for Woody Herman's band. Swinging and happy arrangement.

Price:
£5.00

GIMME THAT WINE key F 3:04
4 bar intro and vocal in at 5 secs, continue thru as per the original version.

MP3 DEMO:
J93. GIMME THAT WINE
key - F - original key and form
The wonderful Lambert Hendricks and Ross song , with Jon Hendricks providing the main vocal.

Price:
£5.00

GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE version 1 key F 6:50
4 bar intro and into the head at 12 seconds, soloing starts from 1:47, 3:46, back to the head at 4:57, slow the last few lines and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J145. GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE Jazzville version 1
key - F - Real Book key and changes
Classic Hammond organ Trio arrangement of this wonderful standard. Brighter in tempo than it's normally done and perfect to solo over!

Price:
£5.00

GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE version 2 key F 8:06
4 bar intro and into the head at 15 seconds, soloing starts from 2:08, 4:01, back to the head at 5:54, slow the last few lines and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J146. GOOD MORNING HEARTACHE Jazzville version 2
key - F - Real Book key and changes
Fender Rhodes Trio arrangement of this wonderful standard, lovely ballad tempo and oodles of soloing space.

Price:
£5.00

HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES version 1 key F 4:48
8 bar intro and into the theme at 14 seconds, continue through, soloing at 1:05, 1:57, 2:48, head again at 3:39, 3 time tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J147. HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES - F Jazzville version 1
key - F - Real Book key and changes
Classic Hammond Trio and a classic shuffle groove for this Rodgers and Hart gem!

Price:
£5.00

HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES version 2 key F 4:47
8 bar intro and into the theme at 14 seconds, continue through, soloing at 1:05, 1:57, 2:48, head again at 3:39, 3 time tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J147. HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES - F Jazzville version 2
key - F - Real Book key and changes
Classic Wurlitzer 200A electric piano trio and a classic shuffle groove for this Rodgers and Hart gem! The Wurlitzer piano oozes "jazz" and has been used on countless 60's and 70's jazz classics and smooth jazz gems.

Price:
£5.00

HERE'S THAT RAINY DAY key G 7:24

The here’s that rainy day backing track starts with a 4 bar introduction and into the head at 13 seconds, continue and solo, back to the head at 5:20, continue and rall the last line then finish. This is a very lovely trio arrangement of the hugely popular jazz classic. Click on the link below to listen to a short demo of the track. Once you have a feel of the song, click buy now to purchase the here’s that rainy day backing track.

Needless to say, that Standardstrax are one of the top providers of unique backing tracks for musicians.   

MP3 DEMO:
J54. HERE'S THAT RAINY DAY (Jazzville)
key - G - playing time - 7:24
 

Price:
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HOLY LAND key Db 7:36
Similar form and feel as the David "Fathead" Newman version, 2 beat click at 45 secs, into tempo for the head. Continue through, soloing, etc Back to the main theme at 5:51 and finish as per above version.

MP3 DEMO:
J74. HOLY LAND
key - Db - original key.
Based on the track from the David "Fathead" Newman album "THE HOUSE OF DAVID".
Similar in instrumentation - Hammond, Guitar and Drums (plus sax on top) and similar in tempos, feel, etc.

Price:
£5.00

HOW HIGH THE MOON smooth key G 3:07
8 bar intro (in on the 8th bar) - 3 times thru in total. Tag the last line 3 times, rall and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J62. HOW HIGH THE MOON smooth
key - G - vocal range - C to D
"Smooth" arrangement of the jazz classic, slightly reggae in feel with a half time groove. Three times thru in total.

Price:
£5.00

HOW HIGH THE MOON smooth version 2 key G 3:08
4 bar intro and into the main theme at 12 secs, 3 times thru, 3 times last line tag, rall and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J68. HOW HIGH THE MOON smooth version 2
key - G - vocal range - C to D
Similar tempo to J62 but in a straight feel and no reggae vamp.. Three times thru..

Price:
£5.00

HYVAILLEN key C to Eb 3:31
4 bar intro and into the theme at 10 secs, continue thru as per the original, including the key change with rits and ralls..

MP3 DEMO:
J114. HYVAILLEN
key - C to Eb
Very lovely tune by the Antti Sarpila Swing Band, which the track is loosely based on.

Price:
£5.00

I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE version 1 key F 2:54
4 bar intro and into the main theme at 4 secs, continue thru 4 times in total - 42 secs, 1:20, 1:59, tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J138. I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE - organ version 1
key - F - range - D to D (optional E)
A live recorded, at a gig, organ based arrangement of this really great old standard. Works great with a frontline instrument and/or vocal.

Price:
£5.00

I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE version 2 key F 3:20
4 bar intro and into the main theme at 7 secs, continue thru the song 3 times in total - 1:05, 2:03, tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J139. I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE - organ version 2
key - F - range - D to D (optional E)
A live recorded, at a gig, organ based alternate arrangement of this really great old standard. Works great with a frontline instrument and/or vocal.

Price:
£5.00

I DON'T WORRY ABOUT A THING key C 3:36
4 bar intro and vocal in 10 secs, continue thru, soloing, vocal back in at 2:50, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J94. I DON'T WORRY ABOUT A THING
key - C - original key https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEEWFTZmNhk
Mose Allison gem, great piano player and quirky, blues based vocals combined to make a great fresh sound in 1962.
Here's a TRIO arrangement with added soloing space.

Price:
£5.00

I LOVE THE LIFE I LIVE key Bb 3:36
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, vocal thru, soloing from 1:10, back to the bridge at 2:44, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J96. I LOVE THE LIFE I LIVE
key - Bb - original key https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VqZw6hreVM
Mose Allison gem, TRIO arrangement with extended soloing space.

Price:
£5.00

I LOVE YOU smooth key F 3:06
4 bar intro and into the main theme at 12 secs, 3 times thru, tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J69. I LOVE YOU smooth
key - F - vocal range - Bb to F
Harder edge to this funky smooth arrangement of the Cole Porter classic.....3 times thru.

Price:
£5.00

I'LL REMEMBER APRIL key G 5:38
4 bar intro and into the head at 6 seconds, continue through, soloing from 1:23, 2:40 and back to the head at 3:57, continue through, from 5:07 tag the last section and finish on Gmaj7+11.......

MP3 DEMO:
J159. I'LL REMEMBER APRIL Jazzville
key - G - range - E to E
Great Trio swing arrangement of the classic jazz standard.

Price:
£5.00

I'VE GOT A FEELING I'M FALLING key F 6:38
4 bar intro and head starts at 6 secs, continue and solo, back to the head at 5:32, continue, tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J55. I'VE GOT A FEELING I'M FALLING
key - F - playing time - 6:38
Mid tempo arrangement of the old Fats Waller tune.

Price:
£5.00

I'VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN Jazzville key Eb 5:45
4 bar intro and into the main song at 7 secs, continue thru, soloing from 1:51, 3:32, back into the bridge at 4:33 (lovely breakdown section) and continue thru,3 time tag of the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J128. I'VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN Jazzville
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Wonderful TRIO arrangement of this hugely popular standard. Aimed at the musician or vocal and musician, with lots of soloing space provided.

Price:
£5.00

IF I FELL key G to Bb 4:06

The If I Fell backing track is a beautifully played song and my version has a 1 bar introduction, leading into the refrain at 4 seconds and into the main theme at 28 seconds, continue thru, key change to Bb at 2:16, soloing over the 2nd verse and back into the bridge at 2:47, continue thru, repeat the last line, ralling the 2nd time at 3:45 and finish. The arrangement of this song is based on a Jack Jezzro (guitarist) of Greenhill Records version.

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MP3 DEMO:
J115. IF I FELL
key - G to Bb
 

Price:
£5.00

IF YOU LIVE key F 3:24
4 bar intro and vocal in at 8 secs, vocal thru, soloing from 1:13, vocal once thru at 2:19, continue, ad lib over the riff and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J95. IF YOU LIVE
key - F - orginal key https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbF19retHMk
Mose Allison gem, same key and tempo, TRIO arrangement plus extended soloing space.

Price:
£5.00

IN A MELLOW TONE key Ab 4:19
8 bar intro, 4 times thru in total - head starts at 13 secs, soloing starts at 1:14, back to the head at 3:10, continue thru and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J117. IN A MELLOW TONE
key - Ab - range - Eb to F
Lighlty swinging TRIO arrangement of this classic Ellington tune. Extended soloing space and suitable for a vocal as well!

Price:
£5.00

IN A MELLOW TONE smooth key Ab 4:02
8 bar intro, 4 times thru in total - head in at 13 secs, soloing twice and back to head at 2:57 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J118. IN A MELLOW TONE smooth
key - Ab - range - Eb to F
Fabulously Funky take on the old Ellington gem.....head back to the 70's with a dirty Rhodes, a funky bass and the funkiest of drummers!

Price:
£5.00

IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD smooth key F 4:49
3 bars and pick up into the main theme on bar 4, 8 secs in, continue thru 3 times, no tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J70. IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD smooth
key - F (Dm) - range - C to G
There's a funky groove to this Smooth arrangement of the Duke Ellington classic. Three times thru...

Price:
£5.00

ISN'T SHE LOVELY key Eb 4:01
2 bar intro and pickup, head, soloing times 4, back to the head at 3:11 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J125. ISN'T SHE LOVELY - Eb
key - Eb - range - Eb to Bb
The Stevie Wonder classic in a half time smooth groove, loosely based on the David Sanborn version from his album "Timeagain".

Price:
£5.00

JOYSPRING
key - F playing time 5:09
Sticks close to the classic original feel with the pushes in all the right places!
Real Book changes.

MP3 DEMO:
J5. JOYSPRING

Price:
£5.00

KNEEDROPS key Bb 4:49
8 bar intro and into the head at 8 secs,continue through the head, lots of soloing space, back to the head at 4:05, band hits (to solo over) and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J108. KNEEDROPS
key - Bb - playing time - 4:49
Loosely based on the same form and tempo as the Jan Morks version of this Lil Hardin Armstrong composition. The Jan Morks key is A. Quartet arrangement.

Price:
£5.00

LAURA smooth key C 4:15
4 bar intro (swing half time groove), main theme in at 10 secs, thru the head, soloing then back to the main theme and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J61. LAURA smooth
key - C - vocal range - D to E
A fresh feel to this "smooth" arrangement of the classic standard - nice sounds and a cool groove!

Price:
£5.00

LAURA smooth version 2 key C 4:24
8 bar intro and in at 19 secs, continue thru - 3 times thru in total.

MP3 DEMO:
J63. LAURA smooth version 2
key - C - range - D to E
Another fresh arrangement of the classic standard, smooth grooves and cool changes.

Price:
£5.00

LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE version 1 key C 4:20
4 bar intro and into the theme at 7 seconds, soloing starts at 1:06, 2:05, back to the head at 3:04, continue and 3 time tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J149. LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE - C Jazzville version 1
key - C - Real Book key and changes
Classic gritty Hammond Trio arrangement, perfect tempo and loads of soloing space.

Price:
£5.00

LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE version 2 key C 4:20
4 bar intro and into the theme at 7 seconds, soloing starts at 1:06, 2:05, back to the head at 3:04, continue and 3 time tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J150. LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE - C Jazzville version 2
key - C - Real Book key and changes
Wurlitzer 200A Trio arrangement, great tempo and loads of soloing space.

Price:
£5.00

LIL' DARLIN' key F 5:16
4 bar intro, 3 times thru in total - into the head at 13 secs, soloing from 1:48, back to the head at 3:25 or continue soloing and come back in at for the last section from 4:12, continue, end as per the Count Basie version - rit and phrase with the "band" and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J119. LIL' DARLIN'
key - F - range - F to Eb
I can't describe how good the Count Basie versions are of this Neal Hefti gem, the best section playing ever!
Here's a great TRIO arrangement with ample soloing space, also suitable for the vocal version - DON'T DREAM OF ANYBODY BUT ME

Price:
£5.00

LOST MIND key Bb 5:20
4 bar intro and vocal in at 12 secs, vocal thru, soloing from 1:47 vocal back thru the song again from 3:21, repeat the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J97. LOST MIND
key - Bb - original key https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tk345PK5gBA
Another Mose Allison gem, in a TRIO arrangement, with extended soloing space provided.

Price:
£3.00

LOVE GETS OLD key Eb 3:14
Same form as the Chris Botti version, same key.

MP3 DEMO:
J124. LOVE GETS OLD Pianotrak
key - Eb - original form and key
Based on the Chris Botti version from his album "A Thousand Kisses Deep".

Price:
£5.00

LOVERMAN key F 6:23
4 bar intro (half time feel); head then soloing; for the ending repeat the last line 3 times; ralling and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J32. LOVERMAN jazzville
key - F - Real Book changes - playing time - 6:23
Half time grooviness on this Real Book based version.

Price:
£5.00

LUCKY SEVENS key Bb 4:24
2 bar count in and 8 bar intro (unison intro, hence the 2 bar count in), continue thru the head , lots of soloing space and back into the head at 3:28 and finish as per the original version.

MP3 DEMO:
J109. LUCKY SEVENS
key - Bb - playing time - 4:24
Great tune from the John Jorgenson Quintet album "Ultraspontane". Similar arrangement and feel, and perfect for a lead instrument.

Price:
£5.00

MISTY Jazzville key Eb 7:04
4 bar intro - 3 times thru in total - into the head at 14 secs, soloing from 2:19, add the end tag, rall and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J120. MISTY Jazzville
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Beautiful TRIO arrangement of this jazz standard, lovely tempo and some lovely changes added throughout.


 

Price:
£5.00

MISTY Jazzville smooth key Eb 6:13
4 bar intro, 3 times thru in total - head starts at 12 secs, continue thru, soloing starts at 2 mins, add the end tag at 5:31, rall, vocal and Rhodes for the last line and finish,

MP3 DEMO:
J121. MISTY Jazzville smooth
key - Eb - range - (optional G low note) Bb to F
Wonderful freshness in this smooth groove arrangement - great feel, cool sounds, subtle changes and builds.. perfect for a muso to put his stamp on!
 

Price:
£5.00

MOOD INDIGO key Ab 4:31
4 bar intro and into the head at 12 seconds and continue through sections A and B, soloing on both sections from 1:49, back to the A section at 3:27, from 4:07 slow down and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J161. MOOD INDIGO - Ab version 1
key - Ab - range - D to F
Wonderful trio arrangement of the classic Ellington evergreen.
Note - There are versions in Ab and Bb in the Real Books so I've added Mood Indigo versions 1 and 2 in Bb and Ab.
Same arrangement as J160 except a full tone lower.

Price:
£5.00

MOOD INDIGO key Ab 5:26
4 bar intro and into the head at 15 seconds, soloing over sections A and B starts at 2:13, back to the A section at 4:11, continue, rit the last few lines from 4:53 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J162. MOOD INDIGO - Ab version 2
key - Ab - range - C to Eb
Lovely and slow arrangement of the classic Ellington gem.
Note - There are versions of Mood indigo in Ab and Bb in the Real Books so I've added Mood Indigo versions 1 and 2 in Bb and Ab.

Price:
£5.00

MOOD INDIGO key Bb 4:31
4 bar intro and into the head at 12 seconds and continue through sections A and B, soloing on both sections from 1:49, back to the A section at 3:27, from 4:07 slow down and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J160. MOOD INDIGO - Bb version 1
key - Bb - range - E to G
Wonderful trio arrangement of the classic Ellington evergreen.
Note - There are versions in Ab and Bb in the Real Books so I've added Mood Indigo versions 1 and 2 in Bb and Ab.

Price:
£5.00

MOOD INDIGO key Bb 5:26
4 bar intro and into the head at 15 seconds, soloing over sections A and B starts at 2:13, back to the A section at 4:11, continue, rit the last few lines from 4:53 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J163. MOOD INDIGO - Bb version 2
key - Bb - range - D to F
Lovely and slow arrangement of the classic Ellington gem.
Note - There are versions of Mood indigo in Ab and Bb in the Real Books so I've added Mood Indigo versions 1 and 2 in Bb and Ab.
Same arrangement as J162 except a full tone higher.

Price:
£5.00

MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT key Eb 4:52
4 bar intro, theme starts at 8 secs, continue thru and include the end tag ("you and I and moonlight in Vermont...") but not in the soloing, soloing from 1:02, back to the head at 3:33, continue, at 4:23 repeat the tag twice in tempo and then again ralling and then finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J107. MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT 5/4
key - Eb - vocal range - B to Eb playing time - 4:52
For the more adventurous! Cool 5/4 time arrangement of the old standard. Works great and suitable for a vocal thru first time, once you get the time signature and groove in your head. I've kept the drums and bass fairly safe but there are a few subs and passing chords added, as the track builds, so it's more suitable for frontline instruments rather than guitarists playing chords, etc

Price:
£5.00

MORNIN' key D to Eb 4:52
4 bar intro; vocal or instrumental and continue as per the original form - NOTE the soloing space has been extended by 8 bars - instead of 8 bars of synth solo (original version) it's 16 bars and then continue as per; key change to Eb and ad libs at end plus definite ending.
Nice kicks during the Eb section!!

MP3 DEMO:
J34. MORNIN'
key - D - Real Book changes - playing time - 4:52
Wonderful song that scored a massive hit for Al Jarreau.
Superb trio arrangement!

Price:
£5.00

MY FUNNY VALENTINE key Cm 7:37
As per the Warren Hill version from the album "LOVE SONGS".

MP3 DEMO:
J23. MY FUNNY VALENTINE smooth demo1 - Based on the Warren Hill smooth version from his album "LOVE SONGS".
J23. MY FUNNY VALENTINE smooth demo2 - once the track fully kicks in this is the feel and groove.

Price:
£5.00

MY LITTLE SUEDE SHOES key Eb 4:52
8 bar intro,5 times thru in total - head starts at 13 secs, soloing from 1:08, head back in at 3:51, continue thru and dead stop!

MP3 DEMO:
J122. MY LITTLE SUEDE SHOES
key - Eb - playing time - 4:52
Wonderful Charlie Parker tune in a very cool TRIO and percussion arrangement!

Price:
£5.00

MY LITTLE SUEDE SHOES smooth key Eb 4:52
8 bar intro, 5 times thru in total - head starts at 13 secs, soloing from 1:08, head back in at 3:51, continue thru and dead stop!

MP3 DEMO:
J123. MY LITTLE SUEDE SHOES smooth
key - Eb - playing time - 4:52
Wonderful Charlie Parker tune in a very cool smooth arrangement - basically the same arrangement as J122 but with fresh "smooth" sounds and grooves used!

Price:
£5.00

NARDIS
key - Em playing time 4:25
8 bar intro; thru head; soloing 3 times; back to head and finish. no tag

MP3 DEMO:
J17. NARDIS
key Em - playing time - 4:25
Classic standard with a few tasty changes included!

Price:
£5.00

NOW'S THE TIME
key - F - playing time - 4min 56secs
4 bar intro ( half time feel though) ; head thru twice ; solos; head thru twice at the end ; phrase ending with the band and end on Gb13 chord!!

MP3 DEMO:
J8. NOW'S THE TIME
key - F - playing time - 4:56
Fabulously funky new take on the Charlie Parker blues. Cool head with pushes in the right places ; cool chord changes ; fab funky bass line and a break down letting the soloing groove you into bad health!

Price:
£5.00

ON GREEN DOLPHIN STREET key Eb 4:04
4 bar intro (half time feel); thru the head then soloing; back to head at 3:04; continue; 3 time tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J38. ON GREEN DOLPHIN STREET jazzville
key - Eb - Real Book changes - range - E to G
Cool and funky trio groove for this classic jazz standard.

Price:
£5.00

OPUS 5 key Bb playing time 3:20
4 bar intro and into the head at 3 secs, same form, feel and soloing space as the original version.

MP3 DEMO:
J110. OPUS 5
key - Bb - playing time - 3:20
Based on the Dutch Swing College Band version, with an intro added.

Price:
£5.00

OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY key Bb 3:32
8 bar intro, head, soloing, head, tag the last 2 bars - 2 bars in Db, back down again to 2 bars in Bb and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J84. OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY
key - Bb - vocal range - F to A - playing time - 3:32
Mid tempo mainstream Quartet arrangement of this evergreen old standard.

Price:
£5.00

PASTEL key F 5:45
Form as per the original Kenny G version.

MP3 DEMO:
J24. PASTEL

key - F Instrumental
KENNY G instrumental that scored a massive wordwide album hit.

Price:
£5.00

PERDIDO key Bb playing time 5:22
4 bar intro, head in at 7 secs, soloing at 56 secs on the break, continue thru soloing, head back in at 4:23 and dead stop.

MP3 DEMO:
J44. PERDIDO
key - Bb - playing time - 5:22
Swing arrangement of the popular jazz standard.

Price:
£5.00

PERDIDO latin key Bb playing time 4:32
4 bar intro, head in at 7 secs, soloing, back to the head at 3:31, continue and dead stop.

MP3 DEMO:
J45. PERDIDO latin
key - Bb - playing time - 4:32
Cool latin arrangement of the jazz standard.

Price:
£5.00

PETITE FLEUR key Gm 2:42
4 bar intro and into main theme at 8 secs, continue thru for soloing and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J106. PETITE FLEUR
key - Gm - playing time - 2:42
Very cool guitar based quartet arrangement of the popular Sidney Bechet tune.

Price:
£5.00

RECORDA ME key Am 4:10
8 bar intro, through the head twice from 11 seconds, 3 times soloing from 57 seconds, back to head from 3:13, twice through and out - finish on Bb13 at 3:58.

MP3 DEMO:
J39. RECORDA ME
key - Am - based on the Real Book version, with a few subs thrown in!
The classic Joe Henderson bossa in a cool groove with percussion added.

Price:
£5.00

RECORDA ME key Am 5:08
8 bar intro, through the head twice from 14 seconds, 3 times full soloing from 1:11, back to head from 3:57, twice through and out - finish on Bb13 at 4:54.

MP3 DEMO:
J156. RECORDA ME smooth
key - Am - based on the Real Book version, with a few subs thrown in!
The classic Joe Henderson bossa in a smooth arrangement. Same arrangement as J39 except the tempo is slower and a change of instrumentation - electric piano, vocal beat box and vocal bass!

Price:
£5.00

ROBBIN'S NEST key C 4:45
4 bar intro and into the theme at 8 secs, continue thru and soloing from 1:15, 2:22, back into the main theme at 3:29 and nice tight finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J129. ROBBIN'S NEST
key - C - playing time - 4:45
Lightly swinging TRIO arrangement of this great instrumental. There's also a version with lyrics, by Ella Fitzgerald.

Price:
£5.00

RUSSIAN LULLABY key Cm 3:40
4 bar intro, into the head and then 2 choruses and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J80. RUSSIAN LULLABY
key - Cm - playing time - 3:40
Great Quartet arrangement of this Irving Berlin tune.

Price:
£5.00

SAMBA DE ORFEU version 1 key C 4:17
8 bar intro and into the main theme at 7 secs, continue thru the head, soloing starts at 1:07 and this contains alternate changes - instead of the changes at 17 secs being Dm7 and G7 they are Ebm7 and Ab7 for the soloing only. Check out the DEMOS below. Back to the main theme from the last bridge section at 3:37 and continue with the head, repeat the last 4 bars 3 times and finish.

MP3 DEMOS:
J130. SAMBA DE ORFEU version 1
J130 SOLOING CHANGES demo
key - C - playing time - 4:17
Fabulous trio plus percussion arrangement of this latin gem.

 

Price:
£5.00

SAMBA DE ORFEU version 2 key C 4:17
8 bar intro and into the main theme at 7 secs, continue thru the head, soloing starts at 1:07 and this contains the original changes. Check out the DEMOS below. Back to the main theme from the last bridge section at 3:37 and continue with the head, repeat the last 4 bars 3 times and finish.

MP3 DEMOS:
J131. SAMBA DE ORFEU version 2
J131. SOLOING CHANGES demo
key - C - playing time - 4:17
Fabulous trio plus percussion arrangement of this latin gem.

Price:
£5.00

SATIN DOLL Jazzville key C 5:33
4 bar intro and into the head at 7 secs, continue thru and soloing from 1:06, 2:05, 3:04, back to the head at 4:03, 3 time tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J132. SATIN DOLL Jazzville
key - C - range - G to D
Wonderful TRIO arrangement of the Ellington classic, in a great mid tempo, specially geared up for extended soloing.

Price:
£5.00

SATIN DOLL smooth key C 3:36
4 bar intro and into the main theme at 8 secs, thru 3 times, tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J71. SATIN DOLL smooth
key - C - range - G to D
"Vocalese" arrangement, in a smooth groove, of the old Ellington standard. Three times thru..

Price:
£5.00

SATIN DOLL smooth version 2 key C 4:31
4 bar intro and into the head at 7 secs, continue thru, soloing from 1:07, 2:05, main theme at 3:04 (funky pedal chords!), 3 times tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J133. SATIN DOLL smooth version 2
key - C - range - G to D
Super smooth jazz arrangement of the jazz classic.

Price:
£5.00

SECRET LOVE key Eb 3:36
8 bar intro and into the main theme at 8 secs, continue thru the song 4 times in total - 55 secs, 1:43, 2:31, tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J140. SECRET LOVE - Eb organ
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
A live recorded, at a gig, organ based arrangement of this great old standard, uptempo and punchy!
Works great with a frontline instrument and/or vocal.

Price:
£5.00

SECRET LOVE smooth key Eb 3:51
8 bar intro and into the main theme at 11 secs, 3 times thru, at 3:29 you're playing the last line, at 3:32 you're repeating it but a full tone up, at 3:34 you're repeating the original last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J72. SECRET LOVE smooth
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
A funky smooth arrangement of the old Doris Day hit, with half time swing grooves in a vocalese "Take 6" arrangement, 3 times thru.

Price:
£5.00

SEVENTH SON key Ab 3:36
2 bar intro then soloing first, vocal in at 43 secs, soloing from 1:28, vocal back in at 2:47, continue and tag the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J98. SEVENTH SON
key - Ab - original key https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EngRmYu_vs
Mose Allison gem, TRIO arrangement with a double chorus to solo on from the start and then the vocal in at 43 secs, with extended soloing as well.

Price:
£5.00

SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY key Eb 6:31
4 bar piano intro and into the head at 10 secs, continue and solo, back to the head at 4:39, continue, rall the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J56. SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY (Jazzville)
key - Eb - playing time - 6:31
Great mid tempo TRIO arrangement of this wonderful old tune.

Price:
£5.00

SISTER SADIE key G 4:52
8 bar intro and into the head - funky groove!, soloing from 57 secs, head again at 3:58, tight finish - G13+11!

MP3 DEMO:
J85. SISTER SADIE
key - G - playing time - 4:52
Great Horace Silver tune.
Very cool, mid tempo trio arrangement with a funky groove for the main head!

Price:
£5.00

SKYLARK key Eb 6:04
4 bar intro; thru as per Real Book version then soloing; rall and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J35. SKYLARK jazzville
key - Eb - Real Book changes - playing time - 6:04
Wonderful trio ballad version of this classy standard.

Price:
£5.00

 SKYLARK key Eb 4:44
4 bar intro (half time feel); thru the head; soloing; rall the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J36. SKYLARK jazzville funky
key - Eb - Real Book changes - playing time - 4:44
Super cool funky trio arrangement.

Price:
£5.00

SO WHAT key Cm 4:20
8 bar intro and into main theme at 10 secs, soloing from 57 secs, back into the head at 3:14, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J100. SO WHAT - Cm
key - Cm - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bh4n0xu7Zhg
Same version as J99 but in the Eddie Jefferson key, making it suitable for a vocal, scat plus soloing as well!

Price:
£5.00

SO WHAT key Dm 4:20
8 bar intro and into main theme at 10 secs, soloing from 57 secs, back into the head at 3:14, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J99. SO WHAT - Dm
key - Dm - playing time - 4:20
Very cool TRIO arrangement of the Mile Davis classic! Builds nicely for soloing.
Check out J100 for the same track but in the same key as Eddie Jefferson, the vocalese master. Perfect for a vocal and soloing space as well.

Price:
£5.00

SOFTLY AS IN A MORNING SUNRISE
key - Cm playing time 3:44
8 bar intro ; head ; 4 times soloing ; back to head  - triplet unison leading to the bridge; continue ; no tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J16. SOFTLY AS IN A MORNING SUNRISE
key Cm - range - C to F - playing time 3:44
Bright arrangement (220 bpm) of this old standard - loads of room to solo and it breaks done to drums and bass as well.

Price:
£5.00

SOMEDAY MY PRINCE WILL COME key Bb 5:44

The someday my price will come backing track has a 8 bar intro; thru the head then soloing; back to the head at 4:45. Tag the last 2 bars and last 2 bars; ad lib and finish. This is an outstanding piece and one of my personal favourites. Click on the ‘someday my prince will come’ to listen to a short preview or click ‘buy now’ to purchase the someday my prince will come backing track.

MP3 DEMO:
J19. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE WILL COME - Bb
 key Bb - playing time - 5:44
very cool arrangement ; a few 4 over 3 feels; nice substitutions added and loads of soloing space!

Price:
£5.00

SONG FOR MY FATHER key Fm 5:39
4 bar intro; thru the head TWICE; soloing from 1:37 and build; at the breakdown either go back into the head or solo; back in at the bridge with the theme; ad lib ending / 3 time tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J37. SONG FOR MY FATHER
key Fm - Real Book changes - playing time - 5:39
Wonderful and fresh trio take on this Horace Silver classic!
Great feel as it builds and a cool breakdown before the last head.

Price:
£5.00

SOPHISTICATED LADY key Ab 5:24
4 bar intro; thru the head then solos - basically thru the full song twice rall and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J40. SOPHISTICATED LADY
key - Ab - range - B to Gb
Wonderful new trio version of the Ellington gem - would suit musician or male vocal (with the range!) providing the main theme then soloist. Based on the Real Book version with a few subs thrown in.

Price:
£5.00

SOUVENIRS DE NOS PERES key Gm 4:46
Same form as the original John Jorgenson quintet version, minus the clarinet obligato at the very start. So, I've added a 1 bar intro and the lead instrument starts at 2 secs. Same ending as the album version.

MP3 DEMO:
J112. SOUVENIRS DE NOS PERES
key - Gm - playing time - 4:46
Here's a very cool tune from John Jorgenson, on his album "One Stolen Night". Checkout the Quintet on youtube....

Price:
£5.00

ST. THOMAS version 1 3:36
8 bar intro (double tempo latin) and into the head at 9 seconds, twice around the head and soloing (times 2) starts at 43 seconds, 1:15, 1:49, 2:22, 2:38, head again at 2:56 (twice) and dead stop!

MP3 DEMO:
J151. ST. THOMAS version 1
key - C - Real Book key and changes (a couple of alternate changes added)
Typical Latin vibe for this classic Sonny Rollins tune but maybe not typically a Hammond trio! Classic sounds, great drumming and a great tempo.
 

Price:
£5.00

ST. THOMAS version 2 3:36
8 bar intro (double tempo latin) and into the head at 9 seconds, twice around the head and soloing (times 2) starts at 43 seconds, 1:15, 1:49, 2:22, 2:38, head again at 2:56 (twice) and dead stop!

MP3 DEMO:
J152. ST. THOMAS version 2
key - C - Real Book key and changes (a couple of alternate changes added)
Typical Latin vibe for this classic Sonny Rollins tune in a classic Rhodes Trio arrangement.
Classic sounds, great drumming and a great tempo.

Price:
£5.00

STEALIN' APPLES key D 4:21
4 bar intro, thru the head then soloing. Back to the head at 3:34 and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J49. STEALIN' APPLES
key - D - playing time - 4:21
Great trio arrangement of this gem so associated with Benny Goodman. Lots of soloing space and a cool swing tempo.

Price:
£5.00
STRAIGHT NO CHASER
key - F playing time - 3:30
Fab and funky arrangement of the Monk gem!
Twice thru the head then solos ; with some cool alternative chord changes!
Price:
£5.00

SWEET GEORGIA BROWN key Ab 3:11
8 bar intro and into main theme at 8 secs, soloing for 3 choruses, back into head at 2:20 and 4 bar drum fill and last 4 bars outro.

MP3 DEMO:
J76. SWEET GEORGIA BROWN Ab Jazzville
key - Ab playing time - 3:11
A standard Quartet arrangement of this old jazz classic.

Price:
£5.00

SWING A LA CHOPIN original key 4:24
piano intro and into the main theme and tempo at 27 secs, continue thru, soloing, and finish. Loosely based on the Antti Sarpila version from the album "We'd Like New York In June".

MP3 DEMO:
J141. SWING A LA CHOPIN
key - original
Loosely based on the album version from "We'd Like New York In June" by clarinettist Antti Sarpila, with plenty of room to solo over.

Price:
£5.00

SWINGIN' MACHINE key Ab 3:22
2 bar intro and vocal in at 3 secs, continue thru, soloing from 52 secs, vocal back in at the bridge at 2:38, continue thru, outro and 2 bar break at the end and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J101. SWINGIN' MACHINE
key - Ab - original key  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EcuSdQDPlQ
Cool TRIO arrangement of the Mose Allison tune, with extended soloing space provided.

Price:
£5.00

TANGERINE key F 6:05
Piano only 4 bar intro and into the main theme at 14 secs, continue thru 3 times in total.

MP3 DEMO:
J59. TANGERINE
key - F - (vocal range - C to D) - playing time 6:05
Really lovely Quartet - trio plus Hammond organ - ballad arrangement, loosely based on the classic Ben Webster,Coleman Hawkins and Oscar Peterson 1957 album version. Can also be used as a vocal with an extra chorus for a musician to solo over..
Also available with the organ removed - search for J59 NO SOLO..

Price:
£5.00

TENDERLY smooth key Eb 3:45
4 bar intro and into the main theme at 14 secs, 3 times thru, at 3:06 you're repeating the last line (leaving out "so tenderly") twice - "you took my lips you took my love" and then repeating the full line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J73. TENDERLY smooth
key - Eb - range - Bb to F
Very lovely smooth arrangement of the old standard, laidback coolness, 3 times thru.

Price:
£5.00

TEQUILA key C playing time 6:00
Similar arrangement as the David Sandborn version - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QY9lKu3pyX8

MP3 DEMO:
J111. TEQUILA
key - C - playing time - 6:00
Based on the David Sandborn version from his album "Timeagain". Check out the original on youtube....

Price:
£5.00

THAT OLD FEELING version 1 key Eb 3:51
8 bar intro and into the head at 13 seconds, soloing from 1:05, 1:56, head again at 2:48, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J153. THAT OLD FEELING - Eb version 1
key - Eb - Real Book key and changes
Classic Hammond trio in a swinging arrangement of this great old standard.

Price:
£5.00

THAT OLD FEELING version 2 key Eb 3:51
8 bar intro and into the head at 13 seconds, soloing from 1:05, 1:56, head again at 2:48, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J154. THAT OLD FEELING - Eb version 2
key - Eb - Real Book key and changes
Wonderful Fender Rhodes trio arrangement in a swinging arrangement of this great old standard.

Price:
£5.00

THE BLUES MY NAUGHTY SWEETIE GIVES TO ME key Gm 4:10
4 bar intro, head in at 7 secs, continue thru, 2 choruses for soloing, head again at 3:01, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J81. THE BLUES MY NAUGHTY SWEETIE GIVES TO ME
key - Gm - playing time - 4:10
Great Quartet arrangement of this early old gem, covered by Sidney Bechet and lots of great musos and singers.

Price:
£5.00

THE CHARLESTON key Bb 2:44
8 bar intro and into the theme at 10 secs, 2 times soloing and back into the head at 2 mins and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J136. THE CHARLESTON
key - Bb - playing time 2:44
Massively popular dance and tune from the 20's!

Price:
£5.00

THE DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES key F 5:00
4 bar intro; thru the head; soloing twice; 3 time tag and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J25. THE DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES
key - F - playing time  - 5:00
Moody and cool arrangement of the classic Mancini tune with loads of soloing space..

Price:
£5.00

THE MAN I LOVE Jazzville key Eb 5:47
8 bar intro and main theme at 10 secs, continue thru the head, soloing from 1:30, 2:51, into the head again at 4:12, break down at the bridge, continue, 8 bar ad libs and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J134. THE MAN I LOVE Jazzville
key - Eb - range - Eb to Eb
Wonderful TRIO arrangement of the Gershwin jazz classic.

Price:
£5.00

THE PINK PANTHER theme key Em and Gm (original keys) 2:47
8 bar intro, head starts at 16 secs, continue thru as per the original form - room for a short solo as per the original recording form.

MP3 DEMO:
J142. THE PINK PANTHER theme
key - Em and Gm - playing time 2:47
Possibly the best movie theme ever, instantly recognisable the world over simply by the first phrase, written by the very wonderful Henry Mancini for the Pink Panther movies. Here's a very cool Quartet arrangement that keeps to the original keys, form, pushes, etc - perfect as a sax or solo special.

Price:
£5.00

THE WORLD IS A GHETTO key Dm 7:28

The World Is A Ghetto backing track is a fabulous song and this version opens with an introduction into tempo and the head starts at 26 seconds, continue thru the head twice (2nd time at 1:31), soloing starts to wind down and back into the riff at 5:35, head again at 6:04, continue and finish.

This great song scored a hit for George Benson, amongst others. Can be used as a vocal, then lots of soloing space for either a frontline instrument or simply as an instrumental. A very cool arrangement, using a mash-up of different versions I’ve heard. Demo 2 is the groove and feel for soloing once the track kicks in.

By click on the first MP3 demo, it will allow you to listen to a short demo of this song as well as the second demo. If you like the feel and arrangement of the world is a ghetto backing track, click buy now.

To see more of my other demo backing tracks for musicians, click on the link. Needless to say, that Standardstrax is one of the leading providers of unique backing tracking for musicians and singers.

MP3 DEMO:
J64. THE WORLD IS A GHETTO
key - Dm - (vocal) range D to F

Click on Demo 2 below:
THE WORLD IS A GHETTO demo 2

Price:
£5.00

THE WORLD IS WAITING FOR THE SUNRISE key Bb 3:20
8 bar intro and into head at 6 secs, soloing for 5 choruses, into the head again at 2:43, continue and tight finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J77. THE WORLD IS WAITING FOR THE SUNRISE
key - Bb playing time - 3:20
Very bright Quartet arrangement of this old standard, synonymous with Benny Goodman.

Price:
£5.00

THERE IS NO GREATER LOVE key Bb 4:31
4 bar intro; thru the head; soloing; back to head at 3:16; tag the ending/ad lib and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J20. THERE IS NO GREATER LOVE jazzville
key Bb - playing time - 4:31
Fresh swing version of this popular jazz gem.

Price:
£5.00

THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU jazzville key Eb 4:03

There will never be another you backing track starts off as a 4 bar (half time feel) introduction, thru the main theme then solos, break down at 3:02 to perc and bass for main theme again (?), continue, 3 time tag for the last line, extend last time and then finish. This has a great latin and half time funk feel combined with some tasty changes thrown in and a breakdown section as well!

By clicking on the MP3 link below, it will allow you to listen to a short demo of this track. Once you understand the feel of the “there will never be another you” backing track, click buy now. Needless to say, that Standardstrax is one of the top providers in unique backing tracks for musicians and singers.

MP3 DEMO:
J29. THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU jazzville
key - Eb - playing time - 4:03
 

Price:
£5.00

THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU Jazzville swing key Eb 4:13
8 bar intro and into the head at 9 secs, continue thru, soloing from 49 secs, 1:26, 2:05, 2:43, back to the main theme at 3:21, continue thru, 3 time tag and tight finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J135. THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU Jazzville swing
key - Eb - range - Bb to Eb
Great swing arrangement of the popular jazz gem, with extended solo space aimed at musicians.

Price:
£5.00

THINGS AIN'T WHAT THEY USED TO BE key G 3:31
4 bar intro; play head twice - 2nd time a piano harmony is added, soloing from 57 secs; back to the head at 2:33; harmony piano in at 2:57; continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J41. THINGS AIN'T WHAT THEY USED TO BE
key - G - playing time - 3:31
Cool arrangement of this Ellington classic; as a trio shuffle. Includes a harmony piano line 2nd time thru the head and outro.

Price:
£5.00

TICO TICO key Am 2:59
4 bar intro; thru the full song twice (2nd time soloing?) and finish as per or finish with the last accent.

MP3 DEMO:
J30. TICO TICO
key - Am - playing time - 2:59
Wonderful latin favourite ; a huge hit for Hammond organist Ethel Smith back in the 40's; covered by loads of great players - love Paquito D'Rivera's version from his WHY NOT album!

Price:
£5.00

TIME AFTER TIME key Eb 6:52
4 bar intro, head starts at 8 secs, continue and solo, back to the head at 5:29, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J57. TIME AFTER TIME (Jazzville)
key - Eb - playing time - 6:52
Swinging TRIO arrangement of this evergreen standard.

Price:
£5.00

TRISTE key A 5:24
8 bar intro; head then soloing ; ad lib over the Am7 / Am6 changes and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J33. TRISTE
key - A - Real Book changes - playing time - 5:24
Wonderful Jobim bossa arrangement.

Price:
£5.00

TRISTE key Bb 5:25
8 bar intro; head then soloing; ad lib over the Bbm7 / Bbm6 changes and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J126. TRISTE- Bb
key - Bb - Real Book changes - playing time - 5:25
Wonderful Antonio Carlos Jobim gem in a TRIO bossa arrangement.
Note - There are 2 Real Book versions, both using similar structure and chord changes.

Price:
£5.00

TWISTED key C 4:36
2 bar intro and vocal in at 3 secs, vocal thru the song , soloing from 2:11, vocal back in with the last 2 verses at 3:43 and finish as per the original.

MP3 DEMO:
J102. TWISTED Jazzville
key - C - range - Eb to D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8Y-pKRTq0k
Jazzville TRIO arrangement of the classic Lambert Hendricks and Ross song, in the original key, with extended soloing space provided.

Price:
£5.00

UNDECIDED key Bb 5:13
8 bar intro, into the head at 11 secs, continue and solo, back to the head at 4:23, continue and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J58. UNDECIDED
key - Bb - playing time - 5:13
Cool and swinging TRIO arrangement of this jazz standard.

Price:
£5.00
WALTZ FOR DEBBY
key - F playing time - 7:26
Stunning Bill Evans tune in a really smooth and cool arrangement.
Price:
£5.00

WHAT AM I HERE FOR key Bb 3:56
4 bar intro, vocal/instrument in at 8 secs, vocal thru, soloing from 1:14, vocal back in at 2:20, continue and finish as per the Lambert Hendricks and Ross version.

MP3 DEMO:
J103. WHAT AM I HERE FOR
key - Bb https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efJCGUg1mG0
TRIO arrangement of the Lambert Hendricks and Ross version of this classic Ellington tune, with lyrics by Frankie Laine. Extended soloing provided.

Price:
£5.00

WHAT'S NEW key C 4:48
4 bar intro, head, soloing from 1:11, back to the head at 3:19, continue, tight finish - C7+11.

MP3 DEMO:
J86. WHAT'S NEW
key - C - vocal range - C to F - playing time - 4:48
Lightly swinging trio arrangement of this old classic standard.

Price:
£5.00

WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW key Eb playing time 5:02
4 bar intro, head in at 7 secs, continue, soloing, head back in at 3:49, 4 time tag on the last line and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J46. WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW
key - Eb - playing time - 5:02 - vocal range - Eb to E
Great song; suitable for both a vocalist and musicians alike. Extended soloing space provided.

Price:
£5.00

WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN - C
key - C - playing time 2:05

When the saints go marching in backing track begins as a 4 bar intro; thru the head twice; solo space over the swing feel; back to head twice as per intro feel and then finish. This is a pretty safe version of this traditional jazz classic with loads of room for a solo over. Click on the “J21. WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN” link to listen to a short preview of the backing track. Once you have a feel and understand the structure, click ‘buy now’ to get when the saints go marching in backing track.

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MP3 DEMO:
J21. WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN - C
key - C - range - C to G
The fresh feel of the arrangement goes into a swing and then back to the opening feel to finish.

Price:
£5.00

WHEN YOU'RE SMILING key Bb 7:00
8 bar intro and into the head at 12 seconds, soloing from 59 seconds, 1:50, 2:39, 3:28, from 4:17 8 bars soloing then 8 bar drum solos, then from 5:05 4 bars soloing and 4 bars drum solos, back to the head at 5:53, tag the ending and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J164. WHEN YOU'RE SMILING - Bb Jazzville
key - Bb - range - D to Eb
Lightly swinging arrangement of this classic standard, please note the extra long playing time and 8 and 4 bar drum breaks are included! Suitable for instrumental or vocal and instrument for the soloing space provided.

Price:
£5.00

WHY DID I CHOOSE YOU Jazzville key Bb 3:59
4 bar intro and into the head at 8 seconds, continue thorugh and solo from 1:21, back to the head at 2:32, continue through and finish.

MP3 DEMO:
J155. WHY DID I CHOOSE YOU Jazzville
key - Bb - Real Book key and changes
Wonderfully structured tune that starts in one key and ends in another. Hammond organ, upright bass and brushes in a lightly swinging arrangement not normally associated with the song.

Price:
£5.00

YARDBIRD SUITE key C 4:27
4 bar intro (half time feel), head starts at 12 secs, continue then soloing at 51 secs, head back in at 3:40, continue and dead stop.

MP3 DEMO:
J47. YARDBIRD SUITE
key - C - playing time - 4:27
Cool; half time groove arrangement of the classic Charlie Parker tune.

Price:
£5.00

YOU DON'T KNOW HOW MUCH YOU CAN SUFFER key Dm 3:40
Same form as the original Dutch Swing College Band version.

MP3 DEMO:
J113. YOU DON'T KNOW HOW MUCH YOU CAN SUFFER
key - Dm - playing time - 3:40
Wonderful tune from The Dutch Swing College Band and well worth learning!

Price:
£5.00

YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION key Eb 3:48
2 bar intro and vocal in at 5 secs, vocal thru, soloing from 1:06, vocal back in at 2:51 as per the Mose Allison version, continue and finish as per.

MP3 DEMO:
J104. YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION
key - Eb - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wBdQ16rDgI
Mose Allison gem, in a trio arrangement and original key with extended soloing space provided. Also covered by Curtis Stigers and Buddy Guy.

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