12 Contemporary Jazz Etudes is written by the world-renowned jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, bandleader, educator, and member of the Yellowjackets, Bob Mintzer. Designed for the medium to
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
14 Blues & Funk Etudes is a collection of studies composed for musicians who wish to extend themselves in improvisation, composition, sight-reading and general musicianship skills. Each
Written by jazz musician Bob Mintzer, 14 Jazz & Funk Etudes presents practice and performance aids and explanations in a variety of jazz and funk styles. In addition, the books include a CD
Written for a wide variety of musicians, 15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes will appeal to both aspiring players and to more experienced musicians. For the younger player, particular care is
From the popular performer and composer, and published for both alto and tenor saxophones, here are 16 original solos based on well-known jazz standards designed to improve your time, melodic sense, and
Phrase like a pro! By simply adding one chromatic note, you can convert the most commonly used scales into bebop scales. Bebop scales almost magically turn scales into jazz lines, adding melodic flow and
A fun collection of all-time big-band classics, with a play-along CD. Includes: April in Paris; I've Got You Under My Skin; In the Mood; It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing); Route 66;
The second volume of this popular series features authentic arrangements of 10 big hits, with easy-to-read parts and great accompaniments on a professionally recorded CD. Titles include: Ain't No
These book/CD combinations let instrumentalists play along with a full big band to ten swinging classics from the suave Mr. Ellington! Titles include: Caravan; Chelsea Bridge; Cotton Tail; I'm Beginning
These book and CD packs feature easy-to-read, authentic big band parts for ten terrific jazz tunes with a professionally recorded play along CD that lets instrumentalists perform as part of a big band.
With these cool book/CD packs, solo instrumentalists can play their parts along with a full, professional big band. This set will aid players in learning correct style, interpretation and phrasing. Includes
Peter Retzlaff and Ian Froman provide an overview of jazz playing from early small group jazz right up through post-bop and ECM styles. Retzlaff's section contains a complete approach to ride cymbal
Playing in a big band is one of the most complex and nuanced jobs that a drummer faces. Garey Williams' book Drummer's Guide to Big Band sets out a highly organized game plan for tackling the
Effective Etudes for Jazz - Volume 1 contains 18 songs in the swing idiom that are progressive in difficulty and are based on chord changes to popular standards. Each tune has a chord
This is an essential book for jazz ensemble auditions, recitals, festivals, and lessons including 20 etudes based on the chord changes to popular jazz standards so players can learn to improvise over the
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