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Jamey Aebersold has been one of the premier names in books, sheet music, media and educational tools for musicians since way back in 1966. Aebersold was a jazz teacher, and one of his students requested a tape of piano recordings to give him something to practice along with. This sparked an idea in Jamey's mind, and before long he had completed his first ever "Play-A-Long" recording. Just like that, a brand was born.
Now, some 40 years later, Jamey Aebersold continues to lead the way in the jazz education world. Helping thousands of performers perfect their skills every year, Jamey Aebersold can give you the tools you need to be an impressive jazz musician.
It's no secret that different people learn using different methods. The good news is that Jamey Aebersold offers a variety of materials, so no matter which way you prefer to learn, they can help you improve your skills. When checking out this section, your best bet is almost certainly to have a look at our top selling items to get a solid idea of what is available to you. For example, if you're a beginner taking their first steps into the world of jazz, you'll want to get your hands on the Maiden Voyage Book/CD. This book features fourteen jazz tunes that are easy to play and totally transposed for all instruments. The CD features backing tracks with slow tempos and easy changes that will allow you to take on the basics of improvisation. If you're looking to get your fundamentals under control, this book/CD combo is just what you need.
Another great option, especially for improvisation, is the Major & Minor In Every Key - Learn to Improvise Jazz Book/CD combo pack. This collection is seriously focused on trusting your musical mind to play "outside" and "slip-slide" through different keys and tempos. This collection keeps the lessons fresh, so you're always learning something new.
And these are only a few of the options available to you. When you're learning your instrument, it makes sense that you'd want the best learning material possible. So check out what Jamey Aebersold has to offer, you'll definitely be glad you did as you watch your skills grow.