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Exploring Jazz Saxophone (Alto)
Includes CD

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From the Publisher

This definitive book provides a comprehensive guide for the intermediate saxophonist looking for an introduction to the world of jazz. Exploring Jazz Saxophone is packed full of tunes and exercises to improve your technique, improvising skills, score reading, musical creativity, and understanding of music theory. Author, and renowned jazz saxophonist, Ollie Weston guides you through the history of jazz, covering the key styles of, influential saxophonists and jazz innovators, and explains essential musical concepts with the minimum of jargon.

  • The Blues
  • Chord Types
  • Pentatonics
  • Major modes
  • II-V-1 progression
  • Song forms and turnarounds
  • Bebop
  • Funk
  • Latin

Exploring Jazz Saxophone provides clear guidance and concise explanations of harmonic and theoretical concepts, with demo solos and authentic live jazz trio recordings on the accompanying CD for you to play along with. The CD contains 15 play-along tracks in audio format, which can be played on a normal CD player. There are also45 mp3 files with full versions of the pieces, as well as further exercises and demos, which can be listened to on a computer or mp3 player.



Item Details

Category: Saxophone Tutor Books
Publisher: Schott
Publisher's reference: ED 13140
Our Stock Code: 1131611
Media Type: Paperback (204 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD

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