Here is a recording of me playing two guitar tracks and one mandolin track on the tune, “Blue Bossa.” Having a fake book or better yet, “IrealBook,” for a computer or smart phone makes learning jazz standards easier to do. In turn, making the process more fun. Start with songs you have in your head, that helps beyond anything else.Blue Bossa
This track can be used as a back track for you own lead playing. The chords are
This is something I put together in just a few hours today. More fun is jamming these tunes with your friends. Having accurate chord charts and time signatures is a nice start. Worth the $7.99 for IrealB in my opinion. Now if I could just get my fingers to play the lead lines I hear in my head. With backtracks or friends to jam with this goal is attainable. To improvise tastefully, with command and conviction.