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
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
Easy Improvisation is a great way to learn the basics of improvising, on your own, with friends, or with the whole band! Musicians are given guidance to play along in parts, to play along with
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
This awesome series features ten big-band charts composed and arranged by Gordon Goodwin; a play-along CD with demo tracks; solo opportunities; transcribed solos in the sax, trumpet and trombone books; and
Gordon Goodwin and stalwarts from the Big Phat Band have done it again! This Volume 2 teaches the art of ensemble playing using actual charts from Gordon's recent CDs. By using these books, volumes of
For jazz phrasing, interpretation and improvisation, this book is the long-awaited third series of play-along books by Jim Snidero. Featuring 15 challenging (but not too challenging) tunes with familiar
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The Jazz Commandments addresses articulation and style situations that are commonly found in jazz music by introducing a set of guidelines that can be used to guide decisions regarding the
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For jazz phrasing, interpretation and improvisation, this book/CD package is an exciting way for players at all levels to learn the language of jazz! Each book/CD set features 21 solo etudes based on
This book and CD pack teams up Grammy winner Lennie Niehaus and jazz trombonist Rick Simerly for a set of exciting jazz solos written for the intermediate trombonist. These 14 jazz solos were specially
These 13 jazz etudes review various chord qualities found in jazz tunes in all 12 keys. Areas covered include major 7th chords, minor 7th chords, dominant 7th chords, minor ii(b5) chords, tritone
Duets are a great way to learn the many skills necessary to become a successful musician. In jazz, duets are especially effective when performed or practiced with a rhythm section. These duets include a
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