Take the A Train – Backing Track

Take the A Train

Take the A Train Backing Track

A Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn jazz standard. “Take the A Train” is a must know jazz standard for all musicians.

This backing track is at a comfortable medium swing tempo of 160 bpm. Instrumentation is piano, bass and drums.

Two versions are included, a shorter one designed for performance situations and a longer extended version with extra solo choruses for stretching out. Choose from the most commonly used keys. Versions available in C and Eb major

Jay Metcalf from BetterSax plays on the BetterSax Alto Saxophone and the BetterSax Burnin’ Mouthpiece

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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