The Nearness of You – Backing Track

The Nearness of You

Nearness of You

Jay Metcalf of BetterSax plays “The Nearness of You” – a classic jazz standard and essential repertoire for all musicians.

An all time favorite ballad and essential repertoire for all musicians, this backing track for The Nearness of You sounds great. “The Nearness of You” is included in the Essential Jazz Repertoire Vol. 2 Collection of 10 tracks.

This backing track is in the key of F major and the tempo is a 70bpm ballad

Jay is playing on the BetterSax Alto Saxophone, with a Jody Jazz Custom Dark mouthpiece.


Essential Jazz Repertoire Vol. 2 – Backing Track Collection

Essential Jazz Repetoire Vol. 2
Essential Jazz Repetoire Vol. 2

The Essential Jazz Repertoire Vol. 2 Bundle includes 10 beautifully played backing tracks which will expand the practice and performance repertoire of any musician. Alternate keys provided for several tunes.

All of our backing tracks include chord charts transposed for all instruments in PDF and iReal Pro app format.

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

Tracks Included:

All the Things You Are

Body & Soul

Fly Me to the Moon

The Nearness of You

On Green Dolphin Street

On the Sunny Side of the Street

Rhythm Changes

Shuffle Blues

Someday My Prince Will Come

Take Five

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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