Summertime – Backing Track



Jay Metcalf of BetterSax plays “Summertime” – the classic jazz standard from the Gershwin musical Porgy and Bess is essential repertoire for all musicians.

This backing track is set at a medium swing tempo of 130 bpm and is provided in 3 different keys to accommodate male and female vocalists.

Performance length versions are provided as well as a longer version with extra solo choruses for stretching out. Instrumentation is piano, bass drums.

“Summertime” is included in the Essential Jazz Repertoire Vol. 1 Collection of 10 tracks.

Jay is playing on the BetterSax Alto Saxophone with a JodyJazz Inc. DV 7 mouthpiece.

This Backing Track includes:
High quality MP3 file backing track
PDF files for chord lead sheets (Concert Eb and Bb transpositions)
iReal Pro chord chart playlist

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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