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Essential Jazz Etudes...The Blues - Tenor Sax

By Jack Wilkins

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Essential Jazz Etudes...The Blues - Tenor Sax composed by Jack Wilkins. For Saxophone (Tenor). Saddle-stitched, Improvisation. Essential Jazz Etudes. Jazz & Blues play along. Beginning-Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99573BCD).

ISBN 9780786662111. Jazz & Blues play along. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This collection of jazz etudes with an accompanying CD gives students a fun and effective way to learn to play jazz style blues lines. The CD tracks provide a professional rhythm section (piano, bass, drums) to play along with, plus recordings of professional jazz musicians playing each etude. The recordings help to provide a model for the student's stylistic development, and an opportunity to play with a great band! Each of the 12 etudes provides a new challenge to master.

  • Blue Sax  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Bridge Over Muddy Waters  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Big Blue Swing  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Slo' Mo' Blues  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Too Sharp Blues  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Bossa Blues  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Big Beat Blues  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Blue Caboose  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • BeBoppin' Alice  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Bouncing Blues  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Ursa Minor Blues  Performed by Jack Wilkins
  • Blues News  Performed by Jack Wilkins
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  • 5

    Long Branch, NJ
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  • September 02, 2010 Nice Treatment

    Good rhythm section, good heads, good grooves. And that's what I expect with good personnel! Keys: G, Bb(In The Mood), F, D, A, C, Eb, Dmin, F#. It's a great way to improve your soloing. It seems like there's no end to ways to approach a...

    solo over the blues. I've been playing and teaching for 30 years and since I bought it, I have been working out of this book regularly.

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  • 4

    São PAulo Brazil
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    Early intermediate
  • November 06, 2008 Good approach

    It is a good book who wishes to understand the blues. Remarks: I would like to advice the publisher to take care on the CDs included. It was dirty and difficulto to play. After cleaned it wors fine.

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  • 5

    Martock , Somerset , England
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  • April 18, 2007 Great

    A great book to begin to learn the blues

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