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Ray Brown – Legendary Jazz Bassist - Transcription Book

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A tribute to Ray Brown including 18 transcriptions of the jazz great's classic performances, including special performance notes, photos, and a foreword by contemporary jazz virtuoso Christian McBride.

Brown is well-known for his work with Oscar Peterson. He also performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, and Frank Sinatra; and he wrote jazz bass instruction books (one of which we carry -- see related items, below!)

Matthew Rybicki, author of Ray Brown — Legendary Jazz Bassist is also an bassist, artist and instructor for Jazz at Lincoln Center; and he has also performed with many well-known contemporary musicians and at events and festivals all over the world.

Song List:

  • Autumn In New York
  • Custard Puff
  • Days Of Wine And Roses (from DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES)
  • Easy Does It
  • Gravy Waltz
  • Have You Met Miss Jones? (from I'D RATHER BE RIGHT)
  • How High The Moon (from TWO FOR THE SHOW)
  • I'm An Old Cowhand (From The Rio Grande)
  • I'm Glad There Is You (In This World Of Ordinary People)
  • Killer Joe
  • Love Is Here To Stay (from GOLDWYN FOLLIES)
  • Mack The Knife (from THE THREEPENNY OPERA)
  • Moten Swing
  • Night Train
  • Sometimes I'm Happy
  • The Surrey With The Fringe On Top (from OKLAHOMA!)
  • Tune Up
  • Up There
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