Drumless Jazz Standard – In A Mellow Tone


Above are sample versions of each song.


One of the most famous drumless Jazz Standard songs

This drumless Jazz Standard is In A Mellow Tone by Duke Ellington.  In A Mellow Tone is one of the most famous Jazz Standards of all time.  So, it’s an important addition to your Jazz Swing drum practice repertoire. Performed regularly at most Jazz jam sessions and Jazz gigs, this song has truly stood the test of time. I don’t offer many individual drum tracks at the Von Baron Store but this one was a must.

How to use this drumless Jazz Standard

Use this Jazz Swing drumless track to deepen your Swing feel, develop your Jazz comping and improve your time. Mix it in with other Jazz drumless tracks for a great practice session.

More about this track

This drumless Jazz standard track was also used in my YouTube video on How to play Jazz Hi-Hat. The track includes piano and acoustic bass performing only the chord changes to In A Mellow Tone.  It’s great groove track to work on your Jazz Swing.

Download details


  • In A Mellow Tone – Chord Changes Only 140 BPM (Rhythm Section) – (5:10)

Download includes one 7MB high-quality MP3 file for your drum practice!  If you are using a smartphone or tablet, you have the option to download the file to your cloud data storage (DropBox, iCloud Drive, Google Drive, One Drive, etc…).  Once downloaded, you can play it from there on your device.

After your payment is processed you will be directed to the download page and will also receive an email with the download links.

Other options and resources

Practice your Jazz drums trading fours and eights these other great drumless Jazz standards.

Get more drumless Jazz standards with the PDF drum sheet music in one nicely-priced bundle.

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Get more drumelss Jazz Standards to practice your brushes patterns in the Brushes Mastery Course.

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