21 Bebop Exercises (For Vocalists and Instrumentalists). By Steve Rawlins. For Vocal. Instrumental Jazz. Softcover with CD. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.315341).
ISBN 0634033905. 9x12 inches.
This book/CD pack by noted arranger and composer Steve Rawlins is both a warm-up collection and a manual for bebop phrasing. Its tasty and sophisticated exercises are designed for both vocalists and instrumentalists interested in further developing their proficiency with jazz interpretation. It concentrates on practice in all twelve keys – moving higher by half-step – to help develop dexterity and range. The companion CD includes all of the exercises in 12 keys.