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My Funny Valentine backing track play-a-long

Play Without Maynard - My Funny Valentine Trumpet Solo (backing track play-a-long)

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You've played or tried to play a long with various great trumpet players including Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen, Bud Brisbois, and many others.

Did the thought ever occur to you that you could actually handle playing a real difficult trumpet solo like something from the library of Maynard Ferguson?

Maybe you can get most of the high notes?

Maybe you have learned some of those shakes and licks?

NOT SO FAST MY TRUMPET PLAYING FRIEND!

There is an entire world of difference playing a few licks or high notes along with Maynard in your bedroom, garage, or basement compared to stepping out in front of a band WHEN YOU ARE THE SOLOIST! 

Most trumpet players do not quite understand this because they have never had the opportunity until NOW!

I chose My Funny Valentine because it is one of Maynard Ferguson's easiest trumpet solos. 

Is this solo easy?

No!

However, it is definitely one of Maynard Ferguson's easiest solos bar none!

My Funny Valentine was not written by or for Maynard Ferguson. It's in the public domain. However, to be safe, although this arrangement is very close to the version Maynard played live back in 1953, I have changed some things to make it slightly different so there is no Tom Foolery when it comes to copyright. 

To put it simply, this version was inspired by Maynard Ferguson, but this is not him nor is it a copy of his performance. No part of his real performance was used in this backing track!

I have also changed the lead sheet to accommodate most trumpet players. I scratched out Maynard's live solo improv which is much easier than his studio version. 

Thus the solo only goes up to a High Eb as long as you take the ending down an octave.

The end result is SOMETHING YOU CAN LEARN AND PLAY!

It is SHOCKING for most players when they play a solo they know, but suddenly are all by themselves...no Maynard helping you along!

It's an "AH HA" type moment that forces even the best players to go back to the woodshed and practice a ton more!

In fact, I am offering a free sample to allow you to understand fully what I am talking about here.

CLICK HERE TO SAMPLE THIS PLAY A LONG

Once you try just a few seconds with the sample, you will CLEARLY understand that you need to work on trumpet solos like Maynard and Doc without THEIR HELP!

When you purchase this product, you will get the full, complete (inspired) recording of Maynard Ferguson's live performance of MY FUNNY VALENTINE, but digitally remastered WITHOUT MAYNARD. 

I repeat: This is a backing track play-a-long WITHOUT Maynard Ferguson. 

The mp4 download you are about to purchase has the band playing with no trumpet solo. It is a video format so you can watch the written music and play along with the audio backing track.

YOU WILL BE THE SOLOIST!

Remember: I don't offer refunds on digital downloads. ESPECIALLY THIS ONE!

Listen: If you already know you can't play above high C, you really don't have any business getting this product just to "try it."

Only purchase this product if your range is at least High D-Eb which are the notes directly above High C on trumpet.

You are not licensed to resell this and this product is for personal, educational, home use only.

Play Without Maynard - My Funny Valentine Trumpet Solo (backing track play-a-long)

1. HIGH QUALITY, DIGITAL SOUND MP4.
2. FOR ANYONE PREPARING A SOLO IN THEIR BAND, BUT WISHING A MORE REALISTIC PRACTICE ENVIRONMENT.
3. FOR ANYONE ELSE WISHING TO EXPERIENCE A TRUE TO LIFE PLAYING EXPERIENCE.
4. ALLOWS YOU TO PRACTICE OVER AND OVER SIMULATING A REAL PERFORMANCE OR REHEARSAL ENVIRONMENT -- SHED AND MASTER IN YOUR OWN PRIVACY WHILE PRACTICING....NOT ON THE BANDSTAND.
5. YOU REGULARLY PLAY ALONG WITH MANY OF MAYNARD SONGS AND THINK YOU CAN PLAY ALMOST AS GOOD AS MAYNARD. REALLY? THIS SOUNDTRACK WILL ALLOW YOU TO PLAY ALONG WITH A MAYNARD CHART....WITHOUT THE HAND HOLDING OF MAYNARD! THERE IS A BIG DIFFERENCE!
6. IMPROVE YOUR GAME: ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE WORKING ON ANY MAYNARD SOLO, THIS IS THE TOP OF THE DIFFICULTY PYRAMID FOR ANY ENDEAVOR ON TRUMPET -- 2 LEVELS HIGHER THAN BRASS QUINTET AND 1 LEVEL HIGHER THAN TOP TIER LEAD TRUMPET ( i.e. Buddy Rich, Gordon Goodwin, etc...)
7. IMPROVE CONFIDENCE! WHEN YOU CAN ACCURATELY PLAY THIS TRUMPET SOLO WITH THIS PLAY-A-LONG BACKING TRACK, YOU HAVE STACKED THE ODDS IN YOUR FAVOR TO BE ABLE TO TACKLE THIS AT REHEARSAL AND EVENTUALLY IN FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE!