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The Best of James Rae: Exploring Musical Styles [Alto Sax] Includes accompaniment CD


From the Publisher

Ragtime, Swing, Blues, Latin, Jazz Waltz, Ballad, Rock, Folk, Charleston & Showtime This bumper anthology of James Rae's best for alto saxophone is a great resource.
• Listen to James Rae's own performance of each piece before performing yourself with the enhanced accompaniment track
• An inspiring standby resource covering a range of technical levels from early years of tuition to middle grades
• Notes and style tips from James Rae
• Looking for more to play? Each piece is a pointer to more titles available in the same style

Difficulty guide: 2-5
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Ragtime - The Roll-Over Rag, A Pocket-Size Rag
  • Swing and the Walking Bass - Deal Me In!, Passin' Through, Full On
  • The Blues - Yesterday's Blues, Back Shift
  • Latin - Tradewinds, Matt's New Motor, Blue Cockatoo
  • Jazz Waltz - Waltz for Emily, Situation Comedy, Groove It!
  • Ballad - Low Tide, Song Without Words
  • Rock - The Guv'nor, Bruno's Tune, Sax Un-Plugged
  • Folk - His Father's Son, A Drop O' the Hard Stuff,
  • Charleston and Showtime - Bottoms Up!, Curtain Up!

Item Details


  • Part 1: Alto Saxophone
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Alto Sax Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Universal Edition
Publisher's reference: UE21408
Our Stock Code: 1127584
Media Type: Paperback; includes accompaniment CD