Perhaps the ultimate display of personal musicianship and expression, improvisation is a fantastic component to any developing musician’s study. Learning to play spontaneously isn’t easy, and it’s certainly a skill built on trial and error.
Unbelievable! Camille Bertault scat sings Coltrane's "Giant Steps" - At a staggering 286 beats per minute, and an ultra-demanding chord progression, John Coltrane's Giant Steps is regarded as one of the greatest challenges in jazz. The great tenor saxophonist recorded it in 1959 and laid down an immensely virtuosic, hard-bop improvistaion which was to become regarded as one of the finest and most inventive solos in all jazz.
Ella Fitzgerald - "Summertime" - ♪ Ella Fitzgerald & the Tee Carson trio - Summertime (from Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin). The first lady of song in Berlin, Beautiful mother singing a lullaby to her baby.