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Best of Grover Washington, Jr. (Saxophone)

Note-for-Note Saxophone Transcriptions

By Grover Washington Jr.

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Note-for-Note Saxophone Transcriptions. By Grover Washington Jr. Instrumental. Jazz and Smooth Jazz. Saxophone solo songbook. With standard notation, chord names, legend, introductory text and black & white photos. 87 pages. Published by Cherry Lane Music (HL.2500429).

Item Number: HL.2500429

ISBN 1575604906. 9x12 inches.

One of the most successful saxophonists of all time, Grover Washington, Jr. began his professional life as a preteen and made and recorded beautiful music for over 30 years before his untimely passing in 1999. This folio features note-for-note sax transcriptions of 13 of his finest songs, including Just the Two of Us, Little Black Samba, Take Me There and more. Also includes a biography, great photos and a fingering guide.

  • Time Out Of Mind 
  • Passion Flower 
  • Mr. Magic 
  • Take Five (Another Take Five) 
  • Just The Two Of Us 
  • East River Drive 
  • Make Me A Memory (Sad Samba) 
  • Take Me There 
  • In The Name Of Love 
  • Winelight 
  • Little Black Samba 
  • It Feels So Good 
  • Let It Flow 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Zdravc
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2012-11-14 00:00:00.0 Excellent book

    Fantastic book. Themes & bridges are equivalent to Grover's live performing (youtube, CD) also transcriptions are very accurate. A book to study for a while.

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  • 5

    Anonymous
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    Intermediate
  • 2008-11-05 00:00:00.0 Songs To Remember

    This was gotten for a 14 year old to add to the music she was playing in school. She has a new respect for as she call it music of old.

    37 of 72 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

    Thomas Hintermann
    Location:
    Basel, Switzerland
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2008-09-10 00:00:00.0 Exactly what you ordered

    There is little leeway in producing a book that contains solo transcriptions, but a few things that could be done wrong. This book does exactly what you have bargained for, and in a pleasant way. The transcriptions are in the original key, which is important, but not always done in...

    other books of the kind. It also features chord symbols, crucial for most players. The book is complemented by some background information and photos of the original artist.

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  • 4

    Forrest
    Location:
    San Francisco Bay Area
  • 2007-12-26 00:00:00.0 Just The Two Of Us

    Bought the sheet music album mainly for the one song, "Just The Two Of Us". The album is great however. [...]

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    Anonymous
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  • 2007-07-27 00:00:00.0 Practising Grover Washington songs

    I thought the book was for intermediat to advanced students of music. All the solos parts were accurate to the record if you are transcibing from the Wine light album. its an excelent book of which I'm pleased with.

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