“The Chicken” is a funk composition by Pee Wee Ellis – the saxophonist know for his work with James Brown. It was later made more famous through recordings by bassist Jaco Pastorius.
Now a funk classic and standard repertoire for all groovy musicians. This backing track is part of the Groove and Soul Standards volume 1 collection.
Jay is playing on the BetterSax Alto Saxophone with saxophonist Jason Whitmore
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
Groove and Soul Standards Vol. 1
Get your soulful groove on with this first collection of 10 backing tracks covering some of the all-time classic standards in the genre. These tracks have all been meticulously produced and recorded by Michael Ghegan (multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer) known for his work with SuperTramp, Justin Timberlake, Andrea Boccelli and many others.
With volume 1 of Groove and Soul Standards, you have a complete set of cool, contemporary music designed to impress for live shows.
As a practice tool, you couldn’t ask for a better way to get performance ready than these tracks.
Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
Cantaloupe Island – Herbie Hancock
Chameleon – Herbie Hancock
The Chicken – Jaco Pastorius
Cold Duck Time – Eddie Harris
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy – Joe Zawinul
Mo Better Blues – Bill Lee
Shake Everything You’ve Got – Maceo Parker
Strasbourg/St. Denis – Roy Hargrove
Watermelon Man – Herbie Hancock
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.