4 thoughts on “what are some good jazz pieces for a band?

  1. Kaitlyn

    Try Jus’ Plain blues
    I played it in my beginner band concert. I don’t know of it has music for the instruments u want tho

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  2. Elias

    The best way is to play through some charts in a Fake Book or Real Book if your guys can read music. If they can’t read, I’d suggest they learn before trying to play jazz. I’m a drummer, so I can recommend ‘The Art of Bop Drumming’ by John Riley as the absolute best book for learning to play jazz on the drums. Good luck to you!

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  3. Lucas

    jam. not music jazz doesnt use music.

    say a key.
    tell the bass to start a bass line in the key
    the drummer plays off that,
    guitarist plays a riff in that key.
    piano solos or plays chords in the key.

    to feel jazz you need to improv, not play jazz music.

    soloing logically is a great exrsize, you only have 3 notes to solo with. solo to the sound of the music.

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