We have backing track playalongs for this latin bossa nova made with 100% live instrumentation. Popular with singers and instrumentalists, The Shadow Of Your Smile first appeared as the love theme in the 1965 film, The Sandpiper.
The 'who's who' list of singers who have recorded The Shadow Of Your Smile is almost too big to tackle. But let's try: Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Sammy Davis, Barbara Streisand, Tony Bennett, Astrud Gilberto... that's just a start.
Then there are the players: Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Ron Carter, Eddie Harris, Gerry Mulligan, Bill Evans, George Benson, Kenny Dorham, Joe Pass...
As a professional backing track it works as a romantically entertaining piece as well as an ambient, background tune.
Suitable for professionals and learners of all levels.
Our backing tracks for Shadow Of Your Smile are in the following keys...
A♭ - The Standard Key
E♭ - An Alternate Key Suited to Female Vocalists
Tempo: 109 bpm
arrangement: 4 bar Intro Plays Twice Through: Play head through once. Variation on melody/solo for 16 bars. Come back in with melody on ‘B’ Section. Take it to the end.