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1001 Jazz Licks: A Complete Jazz Vocabulary For The Improvising Musician 1001 Jazz Licks: A Complete Jazz Vocabulary For The Improvising Musician
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1001 Jazz Licks presents 1001 melodic gems played over dozens of the most important chord progressions heard in jazz. This is the ideal book for beginners seeking a well-organized, easy-to-follow encyclopedia of jazz vocabulary, as well as consummate professionals who want to bring their knowledge of the jazz language to new heights. For all treble clef instruments.
101 Saxophone Tips 101 Saxophone Tips
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A valuable how-to insight into the playing and heritage of the saxophone that players of all styles and abilities will find useful. Packed with photos, music, diagrams, and accompanied by an excellent CD of examples, this volume covers everything from maintenance and equipment to effective practicing and recording.
Amazing Phrasing Amazing Phrasing
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Amazing phrasing is for any sax player interested in learning how to improvise and how to improve their creative phrasing, exploring harmonic phrasing, rhythmic phrasing and melodic phrasing. CD included with 26 full band tracks.
Creative Saxophone Improvising. Book & CDs for Alto & Tenor Creative Saxophone Improvising. Book & CDs for Alto & Tenor
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Creative Saxophone is an innovative series for the Saxophonist who wants to play Jazz, Blues, Rock and other contemporary styles whilst developing a solid technique. The idiomatic exercises and pieces encourage an awareness of authentic styles and give players the confidence to begin improvising. The book contains 16 pieces in a variety of contemporary music styles, each with ideas for improvising…
Daily Warm Up Exercises for Sax Daily Warm Up Exercises for Sax
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Living sax legend Jackie McLean is one of the greatest alto players of the post-Parker era. For this book, he has assembled essential warm-up exercises to help students become familiar with playing through different keys ascending and descending chromatically. Includes a biography, an interview, many exercises, and transcriptions of his solos in “Bluesnik” and “Dig”.
Developing A Personal Saxophone Sound Developing A Personal Saxophone Sound
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This important text from jazz saxophone legend David Liebman contains in-depth, fully illustrated chapters a wide range of topics, integral to sound production on saxophone. Topics include correct breathing, the control and use of the larynx, how to perform overtone exercises, optimal tongue position and fluid articulation, the correct formation of embouchure, plus insights into reeds and mouthpie…
Developing Jazz Technique Book & CD Developing Jazz Technique Book & CD
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Developing Jazz Technique for Saxophone will help the intermediate player take their jazz skills to a new level. The 22 pieces are written in a variety of styles, including blues, swing, New Orleans, ragtime, jazz waltz, bossa nova, samba, salsa, calypso, reggae and South African. Particular emphasis is given to helping the student improvise over chord sequences. A superb rhythm section provides b…
Exercises And Etudes For The Jazz Instrumentalist - Treble Clef Edition Exercises And Etudes For The Jazz Instrumentalist - Treble Clef Edition
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The Treble Clef Edition of Exercises and Etudes for the Jazz Instrumentalist is a collection of original pieces by the master Trombonist and composer J.J. Johnson. Designed as study material and playable by any Treble Celf instrument, these pieces run the gamut of the jazz experience, featuring common and uncommon time signatures and keys, and styles from ballads to funk. They are progressively gr…
Exploring Jazz Saxophone for Alto Saxophone Exploring Jazz Saxophone for Alto Saxophone
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This definitive book is designed for the intermediate saxophonist looking for an introduction to the world of jazz. Renowned jazz saxophonist Ollie Weston introduces key concepts step by step, explaining clearly and simply throughout, with the minimum of musical jargon. Improvisation is featured from the very beginning, with authentic live jazz trio recordings on the accompanying CD for you to pla…
Greg Fishman: Jazz Phrasing for Saxophone (2 CD set) Greg Fishman: Jazz Phrasing for Saxophone (2 CD set)
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Jazz Phrasing for Beginners is the perfect introduction to jazz for all aspiring saxophonists. The book features ten melodic pieces which are easy to play, yet convey the essence of mainstream (Swing/Bebop/Bossa) jazz vocabulary. The short, catchy pieces demonstrate how to use sequences and voice-leading to make a musical statement, while clearly outlining the chord progression, without the need f…
Harrington: Blues Improvisation Complete Harrington: Blues Improvisation Complete
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Learn to play the blues in several styles-jazz, Latin, fusion, rock and funk, in all keys with step-by-step instructions, practice tips, and a play-along CD. Even if you are a complete beginner, this easy-to-understand instructional guide will get you improvising in no time. You'll learn how to create killer solos using the hundreds of great licks included; Get the sound of the blues under your fi…
Hip Licks for Saxophone - Greg Fishman (BK/4CDs) Hip Licks for Saxophone - Greg Fishman (BK/4CDs)
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Hip Licks for Saxophone is designed to help saxophonists develop fluency in the jazz language by providing mainstream jazz vocabulary (swing/bop/post-bop) that nails the changes and lays great on the horn. Think of Hip Licks for Saxophone as a musical reference book, like a dictionary of great licks in all twelve keys, available when you need it. You can open the book to any page and just start pl…
Hip Licks for Saxophone Volume 2 - Greg Fishman (BK/4CDs) Hip Licks for Saxophone Volume 2 - Greg Fishman (BK/4CDs)
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This book is designed to help saxophonists develop fluency in the jazz language by providing mainstream jazz vocabulary (swing/bop/post-bop) that nails the changes and lays great on the horn. Think of Hip Licks for Saxophone Volume 2 as a musical reference book, like a dictionary of great licks in all twelve keys, available when you need it. You can open the book to any page and just start playing…
Improvising Blues Saxophone - Nick Beston Improvising Blues Saxophone - Nick Beston
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From the Award-Winning Schott Pop-Styles Series! The latest addition to this popular series is designed for the intermediate saxophonist looking for an introduction to the blues. Experienced saxophone teacher and performer, Nick Beston, presents straightforward explanations of different playing styles and techniques, and covers topics such as basic blues harmony, chords, riffs, and effects like gl…
Jazz Scale Studies Saxophone: James Rae Jazz Scale Studies Saxophone: James Rae
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18 studies written to devlop familiarity with the main types of scales and arpeggios in Jazz. More than just scales James Rae describes a particular type of scale and includes studies based on it. Scales included are: Major, Dorian Mode, Mixolydian Mode, Minor Pentatonic, Jazz Melodic Minor, The Blues, Chromatic Scale, Whole Tone Scale and the Diminished Scale. All these books have been set on the…
Jazzology: The Encyclopedia Of Jazz Theory For All Musicians Jazzology: The Encyclopedia Of Jazz Theory For All Musicians
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An encyclopedia of Jazz theory for all musicians. This one-of-a-kind book encompasses a wide scope of jazz topics, for beginners and pros of any instrument. This extensive and comprehensive method works in three ways: as an encyclopedia for ready reference, as a thorough methodology for the student, and as a workbook for the classroom, complete with ample exercises and conceptual discussion. Lesso…
John Gross: Multiphonics For The Saxophone John Gross: Multiphonics For The Saxophone
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Add a new dimension to your playing! For all saxophones. 177 different note combinations diagramed and explained clearly. These multiphonics will also help to build strength, flexibility and endurance.
Patterns for Improvisation - Oliver Nelson Patterns for Improvisation - Oliver Nelson
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By Oliver Nelson. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. An exhaustive collection of improvisational jazz patterns in various meters and feels. Level: intermediate, advanced. Book. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz. (PI) Comments and suggestions by the author, a legendary composer, arranger, conductor, and instrumentalist.
Pete Thomas: TAMING THE SAXOPHONE- Volume 3 Pete Thomas: TAMING THE SAXOPHONE- Volume 3
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This powerful presentation of technique and 'chop builders' consolidates all of the physical aspects of playing the saxophone into one workbook. Scale studies in all 12 keys are interspersed with beneficial tone development exercises and essential articulation drills. All dedicated saxophone players of any ability can use this book, especially those searching for a thorough grounding in the fundam…
Playing on the Changes - Bob Mintzer Playing on the Changes - Bob Mintzer
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Playing on the Changes features 13 jazz etudes through the various chord qualities found in standards and jazz tunes in all 12 keys. Areas covered include major 7th chords, minor 7th chords, dominant 7th chords (Mixolydian, altered dominant, and half-whole diminished), minor ii (flat-5) chords, tritone substitutions, and a variety of progressions using all of the above. Bob Mintzer has written out…
Rhythm Coach - Level One, Book & CD Rhythm Coach - Level One, Book & CD
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Get rhythmically fit with this fabulous physical rhythm book for instrumentalists, singers and dancers! This is a detailed and comprehensive guide to training your brain and body to find and feel the tempo, beat and pulse of music.
Saxophone Altissimo - Robert Luckey Saxophone Altissimo - Robert Luckey
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Saxophone Altissimo (High Note Development For The Contemporary Player) - Robert Luckey Designed to meet the needs of the intermediate to advanced player, this book contains virtually all there is to know about playing in the altissimo register of the saxophone. Clearly written text accompanies an extensive array of exercises, fingering diagrams and musical examples, covering every possible questi…
Saxophone Sound Effects - Berklee Press Saxophone Sound Effects - Berklee Press
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Add unique saxophone sounds to your palette of colours! The saxophone is capable of a great range of sounds, from laughs and growls to multiphonics and percussion effects. This book shows you how to do 19 different inventive effects, with etudes that put them in a musical context. The accompanying CD provides play-along tracks for the etudes and examples of each sound effect in isolation.
Scales for Obsessives Scales for Obsessives
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A new approach that relates scales to chord symbols in a clear logical way for today’s improvising musician. ‘Scales for Obsessives’ seeks to answer the question: ‘What scale can I play over this chord?’ ‘Scales for Obsessives’ is a method in which each scale is played together with a basic 4 note chord. The chord is obtained by taking the root, third, fifth & seventh of each scale. By doing this…

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