Song for My Father – Backing Track

Song For My Father

Song for My Father backing track

Jay Metcalf of BetterSax plays over the backing track for the classic “Song For My Father.”

One of the many great compositions by Horace Silver, “Song for My Father” is now essential jazz repertoire.

This backing track is in the original key of F minor and set to a comfortable bossa nova tempo of 140 bpm.

Instrumentation is piano, bass and drums. An easy and fun tune to play that works in a wide variety of performance  situations. Jay is playing on his AWO33 Yanagisawa Tenor Saxophone, with a Drake Reso 7* mouthpiece, and Yanagisawa Sixs Ligature.


Essential Jazz Repertoire Vol. 1 – Backing Track Collection

Essential Jazz Repertoire vol 1 Better Trax

These are some of the most essential jazz tunes. With these backing tracks, you have a solid set of material covered. Instrumentalists and vocalists will find these play along recordings fun to perform and practice. Many of the tunes come in multiple keys to accommodate male and female singers. There are also longer versions of some of the songs with extra solo choruses for stretching out.

There are 26 different tracks included in this collection with all the alternate versions.

Individual instrument stems are also provided for those who want to customize their recordings.

Tracks Include:

All of Me

Autumn Leaves

Blue Bossa

The Girl From Ipanema

In a Sentimental Mood


Song For My Father


Take the A Train

There Will Never Be Another You

All tracks are provided in high quality mp3 format along with lead sheet chord charts (melodies not included) pdfs (concert, Bb and Eb transpositions) and iReal Pro playlist.


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