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Thread: Need help finding sow jazz please

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    Need help finding sow jazz please

    Hello this my first post here and new to jazz as a whole and all my other attempts on the web have so far failed to find the type of jazz im looking for so hope someone will be kind enough to help .if you was to go to amazon .com you can here a sample of music from the theme music to the film random hearts the track is called looking for peyton and this is the type of music i want and wonder is there a name for it or any artist that only plays this very slow type of jazz as most of the suggestions so far seem to be to quick or its slow but has sudden quick bits here and there which i dislike as i want jazz that i could fall to sleep to and these quick bits bring me out of the relaxed state i was in i realy need it to be as close to this as possible . I will say thanks very much in advance to any one who can help -all the best chris

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    Vice Admiral Virtuoso Mat's Avatar
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    First of all, welcome to the forum, Chris.

    Second of all, have you ever heard of punctuation? It would really make reading your post easier.

    And now to your question. I guess you should be looking for jazz ballads, although I don't think it's a style as such. It's quite popular among jazz musicians. I guess you could listen to Miles Davies, Diana Krall, Bill Evans, Keith Jarrrett or any other artist.

    Here's what I came up with after a quick search on google:

    Hope this helps.
    Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.
    -- Victor Hugo

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    Admiral Maestoso marval's Avatar
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    Hello Chris

    Welcome to the forum, I hope you find what you are looking for.


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    Vice Admiral Virtuoso Dorsetmike's Avatar
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    Hi Chris, there's really no easy way to find slow jazz apart from listening to samples on Amazon or register with (free in UK)

    Select artists or albums and listen, taking note of tracks that you like, then download just the tracks you want from Amazon or other MP3 source.

    Buying CDs you would usually get a mix of slow and up tempo tracks.

    A couple of slow tracks I like are tracks 13 & 14 here
    Cheers MIKE.

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    Welcome to the forum, Chris

    We hope you will enjoy your time here. As you can see, a number of replies to your query already ... it's a great forum community, and we look forward to seeing you around these parts frequently.
    Kh ~~.

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    fessional musicians practice until they can't get it wrong ...

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