Sittin’ in with the Greats- The Chicago Blues Play-Along CD


Sittin’ In With The Greats is the first authentic Chicago blues Play-along CD. It features some of Chicago’s greatest blues artists on the scene today. These include performances by Magic Slim, Willie Kent, John Primer, Little Smokey Smothers and Mike Avery. They are backed up by Chicago’s finest rhythm section players including Johnny B. Gayden, Ray “Killer” Allison, Michael Coleman, James Wheeler, Tim “Awesome” Austin and others. With 19 Vocal and Instrumental tracks, Sittin In With The Greats allows you to both accompany the artists, including solos, as well as having a straight rhythm track to solo, improvise or sing over. This is a seriously fun leaning tool to help you learn to play the blues with some of the bluesmen who helped create the music and who remain the pillars of Chicago’s blues scene today. The recording allows you to turn off the rhythm guitar or piano with the “Balance” knob on your stereo, to practice your own rhythm chops. Explanation of the aural approach, Lyrics to all songs, Musicians Bio’s and Track information are included in the 12 page booklet. Amateurs looking for a groove. professionals “shedding” on some new riffs, and even dreamers who long to perform with an all-star Chicago blues band can take the stage with this CD that not only makes for great listening but is the ultimate blues tool anywhere


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