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25 Great Sax Solos

25 Great Sax Solos (Transcriptions · Lessons · Bios · Photos). For Saxophone. Sax Instruction. Softcover with CD. 88 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.311315).

ISBN 1423410769. 9x12 inches.

From Chuck Rio and King Curtis to David Sanborn and Kenny G, take an inside look at the genesis of pop saxophone. This book/CD pack provides solo transcriptions in standard notation, lessons on how to play them, bios, equipment, photos, history, and much more. The CD contains full-band demos of every sax solo in the book, and is enhanced so PC & Mac users can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing pitch! Songs include: After the Love Has Gone • Deacon Blues • Just the Two of Us • Just the Way You Are • Mercy, Mercy Me • Money • Respect • Spooky • Take Five • Tequila • Yakety Sax • and more.

  • Shot Gun 
  • After The Love Has Gone 
  • Pick Up The Pieces 
  • True 
  • The Logical Song 
  • Respect 
  • Money 
  • Maneater 
  • Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run) 
  • One Heartbeat 
  • Deacon Blues 
  • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) 
  • (i've Had) The Time Of My Life 
  • Just The Way You Are 
  • Lily Was Here 
  • Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology) 
  • Spooky 
  • Take Five 
  • Takin' It to the Streets 
  • Tequila 
  • Urgent 
  • Waiting On A Friend 
  • Yakety Sax 
  • Yakety Yak 
  • Just The Two Of Us 

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  • January 24, 2012 great

    very good this book, great to play scores on several occasions

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  • December 13, 2011 25 Great sax solos

    Probably the best book of its type i have purchased.The history and technique tips are an interesting and helpful extra.All i need to do now is learn them all and persuade the band to include some in the set list!

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  • June 18, 2009 Same Key as the original songs ?

    I see the book comes with demo tracks for the songs. Does anyone know if the music is in the same key as the original song so we can play along with that instead of the demo?

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  • February 05, 2009 Just for fun

    The book is great for just "having fun". Don't buy it expecting full songs. You will only gets partials or choruses.

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  • December 04, 2008 25 great sax solos review

    I personaly found this book very good and full of new challences in terms of learning and create new sounds and effects on the sax. The only downside is that many solos are writen for thenor sax players and a few for alto sax players so me being a alto...

    sax player i had to work out the notes for those other pieces but hey , in the end is all a good exercise

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