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 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
The classic Cole Porter standard, popular during World War II, is arranged here for a Grade 4 saxophone quartet. Composed in a straight-eighths style, instrumentation includes two E-flat altos, B-flat tenor
Variations on Ma'oz Tzur (mah' - oh - tzoor'), a beloved Chanukah song that is sung in homes and synagogues after the candles are lit. In this arrangement the traditional hymn-like melody is presented as a
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
Eight complete arrangements for AATTB saxophone section or mixed combo with substitute parts included for 1st Alto (trumpet or flugelhorn) and for 2nd Tenor (trombone). The disc with play-along tracks for
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
These collections contain 11 songs arranged for the instrumentalist wanting to play in a jazz style, without having to improvise. All of the books are compatible, with only minimal changes in the
Break out your berets and dark glasses for this too-hip-for-the-room Christmas arrangement. Another winner from the pen of Rick Hirsch, this chart swings from beginning to end. Scored AATB, includes
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
This compelling arrangement of the Advent and Christmas favorite What Child Is This? suggests the melody, but only occasionally states it outright. All players must be on high alert, as
This compelling arrangement of the Advent and Christmas favorite What Child Is This? suggests the melody, but only occasionally states it outright. All players must be on high alert, as they are constantly
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