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Amazing Phrasing - Tenor Saxophone. (50 Ways to Improve Your Improvisational Skills). For Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone. Sax Instruction. Improvisation and Play Along. Instructional book and examples/accompaniment CD. Introductory text, instructional text, musical examples, standard notation and chord names. 103 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.310787).
ISBN 0634035401. With introductory text, instructional text, musical examples, standard notation and chord names. Improvisation and Play Along. 9x12 inches.
Amazing Phrasing is for any tenor saxophone player interested in learning how to improvise and improve their creative phrasing. The 50 ideas are divided into three main sections: Harmony - explores scales, arpeggios, chord substitutions, harmonic embellishments, and other harmonic phrasing ideas; Rhythm - covers legato tonguing, swing feel, rhythmic displacement, how to manipulate time, and other aspects of rhythmic phrasing; Melody - discusses contour lines, making patterns musical, developing a motif, building a solo, and many other melodic phrasing ideas. The companion CD contains 26 demo tracks for listening, as well as many play-along examples so you can practice improvising over various musical styles and progressions. Also available for guitar, keyboard, and trumpet.
Location: from Malaysia
April 30, 2011
All Saxophonist Must Have This Book!
The given ideas of practicing scales and arppegios Major 7,Dominant 7,Minor 7,Minor 7b5 and Diminished are "All In One" package for jazz improvisers. There are tons of important stuff to develop your skills in this book.
24 of 48 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Florida
July 9, 2010
Tons of good stuff..
You can keep this book on the shelf and take it down every week or two and get another gem. I've pretty much adapted the warmup exercises I daily from the first 7 "ways" - the emphasis on ear training and commiting basics to memory, as well as 12-key transposition,...
32 of 70 people found this review helpful.
Location: from PA
March 16, 2009
Having been off the horn for close to 50 years, I'm finding my feet (fingers) again . . . albeit slowly. It's a hobby that entertains only myself. The play alongs and "amazing Phrasing" are helping to a degree I can't begin to discribe. I can only say, I'm glad...
40 of 83 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Australia
August 12, 2008
Exercises and Concepts to Introduce Improvisation
Broken into three sections: Melody, Rhythm and Harmony this title gives the intermediate student instruction on 50 separate concepts in relation to improvisation. Complete with CD backing tracks and examples it provides an all round structured introduction.
41 of 81 people found this review helpful.
June 9, 2008
Exercises for all skill levels
As an adult who's played tenor only a year I wanted some way to progress other than just choosing more challenging music. I think this book will fill the bill nicely. The first page is easy enough, but my music teacher commented "there is a lifetime of material in this...
39 of 79 people found this review helpful.