The following sets of parts and mp3s are available for practicing.
There are 5 individual parts per set, and they are accompanied by the MP3 file of the chart so that you can practice the part along with the recording. There will be many more sets of practice parts eventually that will cover a variety of styles for not only rhythm section players, but lead players from other sections of the band as well.
Practice Parts, Set 1, Drums
Set 1 consists of 5 straight ahead swing tunes written by Jim Martin. The entire set includes PDF files of individual parts, along with the MP3 files of all 5 tunes. You can listen to the individual tunes at the links below. For complete big band PDFs, visit Jim Martin’s page.
Set 1 consists of the following charts:
Set 1 – For Drums