The New Best of Wayne Shorter. (Artist Transcriptions - Saxophone). By Wayne Shorter. For Saxophone. Artist Transcriptions. 122 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.672491).
ISBN 0634033956. 9x12 inches.
Through his work with Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers, the Miles Davis Quintet, Weather Report and in his own prolific solo career, saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter has been one of the most original figures in jazz for over 40 years. His remarkable career is documented in these transcriptions of 27 songs: Autumn Leaves • E.S.P. • Footprints • Juju • Night Dreamer • Speak No Evil • Witch Hunt • more.
Location: from Poland
January 20, 2009
Very useful tool!
The New Best of Wayne Shorter simply is a set of transcribed solos of this tenor & soprano saxophone giant. Anyone who is interested in doing a deep analysis of Mr. Shorter's playing style and his improvisation techniques, should get this book. Transcriptions are very accurate and well written. I...
14 of 27 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Oslo, Norway
August 20, 2008
A great collection of solos by one of the most important saxophone players in jazz history. A must for any aspiring sax player! Some minor errors in the transcriptions doesn't affect the overall impression.
13 of 29 people found this review helpful.