Created for a wide variety of musicians, 12 Medium-Easy Jazz, Blues and Funk Etudes will appeal to both aspiring players and more experienced musicians. Accessible, yet with some challenges, this music was written by world-renowned jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, bandleader, educator, and member of the Yellowjackets, Bob Mintzer. Designed at the medium-easy grade level, this book includes: jazz, blues and funk etudes in a variety of styles, tempos, and time signatures; performance notes for each etude to assist in interpretation and improvisation; a play-along CD with a stellar rhythm section; transcription and composition exercises; practice pages with scales and chords; opportunities to study and learn invaluable jazz skills. All books are compatible and written so they can be performed together.
Bob Mintzer - Alfred Music Publishing