Instrumental Solos by Special Arrangement (11 Songs Arranged in Jazz Styles with Written-Out Improvisations)
Alto Saxophone - Grade 2.5; Grade 3
Alto Saxophone. Arranged by Carl Strommen. Improvisation; Instrumental Series. Jazz. Book & CD. 24 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.32845).
Item Number: AP.32845
Each collection contains 11 songs arranged for the instrumentalist wanting to play in a jazz style -- without the need to learn to improvise. All of the books are compatible, with only minimal changes in the "variation" section to accommodate the ranges and unique characteristics of the instruments.
Titles: Ain't Misbehavin' * As Time Goes By * But Not For Me * Embraceable You * I Got Rhythm * My Funny Valentine * Over the Rainbow * Strike Up the Band * Summertime * Sweet Georgia Brown * 'S Wonderful.
Recorded Acc. Available.
- My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") Composed by Richard Rodgers;Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
- As Time Goes By (from "Casablanca") Composed by Herman Hupfeld
- Sweet Georgia Brown Composed by Maceo Pinkard; Ben Bernie; Kenneth Casey
- Strike Up the Band! (from "Strike Up the Band") Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
- I Got Rhythm Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
- But Not for Me (from "Girl Crazy") Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
- Embraceable You (from "Girl Crazy") Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
- Ain't Misbehavin' (from "Ain't Misbehavin'") Composed by Fats Waller; Harry Brooks;Lyrics by Andy Razaf
- Over The Rainbow (From "The Wizard Of Oz") Composed by Harold Arlen;Lyrics by E.Y. "Yip" Harburg
- 'S Wonderful (from "Funny Face") Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
- Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") Composed by George Gershwin; Dubose Heyward; Dorothy Heyward;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin