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 Chuck Rio and King Curtis to David Sanborn and Kenny G, take an inside look at the genesis of pop and jazz saxophone. This book with online audio access provides solo transcriptions in
Amazing Phrasing is for any sax player interested in learning how to improvise and how to improve their creative phrasing. The ideas are divided into three sections: Harmony (explores scales,
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;
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
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
Over a dozen songs from the seminal composer arranged for solo instrumentalists, including But Not for Me; Embraceable You; A Foggy Day (In London Town); I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'; I Got Rhythm; I
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 they are constantly
14 great jazz standards are included here complete with play-along CD, including: Bernie's Tune; Cry Me a River; Fever; Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words); God Bless the Child; Harlem
The Saxophone Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily. Just follow the notation, listen to the included audio to hear how the saxophone should sound, and then play-along
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