Here’s is Wynton Marsalis seminal first recording fo Blue Note Records. It is a clear departure for Marsalis, both as an artist and as a composer. The lively, accessible music show Wynton’s love for the whimsy, the sexy, the sheer fun of life. These eight tunes will provide just as much pleasure for the performer as the listener. This folio, printed on heavy gloss stock, contains note for note transcriptions of the songs contained on Wynton’s first Blue Note recording release. Originally only available as a limited edition commemorative transcription book at Wynton Marsalis concerts, it is now available to the public. The songs are written as lead sheets, fake book style, with melody an chord changes.Piano parts are included where necessary to capture the essence of the tune.
Titles: Feeling of Jazz, You and Me, Free to Be, Baby, I Love You, Big Fat Hen, Skipping, Sophie Rose-Rosalee and The Magic Hour.
The book also contains photos and biographies of the members of the quartet: Eric Lewis, Carlos Henriquez, and Ali Jackson