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Back to Basics in the Style of the Basie Band

Music Minus One Alto or Tenor Saxophone

By Dan Block

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Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone
Music Minus One Alto or Tenor Saxophone. Composed by Dan Block. Music Minus One. Softcover with CD. 60 pages. Music Minus One #MMO4277. Published by Music Minus One (HL.400768).

Item Number: HL.400768

ISBN 1596158093. 9x12 inches.

Play section lead and solos in eight new arrangements recorded by Peter Ecklund and the Messengers of Swing! Includes two swinging instrumentals made famous by Count Basie and Lester Young, and six original tunes. Written-out jazz solos with chord symbols supplied. Play the large notes for the easiest route through the arrangement; play the small notes for additional solos and leads. Improvise your own jazz solos using the provided accompaniment tracks. This collection of wonderful tunes in that classic Count Basie style are sure to thrill! The perfect gift for musicians interested in the great swing band tradition of the 30s and 40s. Includes a newly engraved, high-quality printed solo part, and a CD containing a complete version of each song as well as the accompaniments minus the soloist.

Performed by Dan Block, Tenor and Alto Saxophone

Songs include: Blues for Lester • Every Tub • Walkin' the Goat • Young at Heart • Tail Fins • Lester's Honey • First Lady • Blue Lester.

  • Blue Lester 
  • Blues for Lester 
  • Every Tub 
  • First Lady 
  • Lester's Honey 
  • Like Lester 
  • Tail Fins (Lester's Foolish Things) 
  • Walkin' the Goat