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The Music of Bill Watrous

Solo Transcriptions and Master Class CD

By Bill Watrous

Solo Transcriptions and Master Class CD. By Bill Watrous. By Bill Watrous. Artist/Personality; Brass - Trombone and Baritone Method or Collection; Lead Sheet. Jazz. Ininstrumental solo book. With transcriptions and master class CD. 56 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27035).

Item Number: AP.27035

ISBN 0739044907. 9x12 inches. Bill Watrous.

World-class trombonist Bill Watrous is a jazz virtuoso and recipient of unreserved accolades from his peers, critics and the public. In this collection of 14 of his compositions in various styles of Latin, swing, and ballads, he demonstrates and shares his technical, improvisational and compositional skills. The Performing Artist Master Class CD includes recordings of Bill's transcribed solos, instrumental examples/demonstrations, and an in-depth discussion with Bill on many key topics. The book includes 14 transcribed trombone solos, 10 condensed score lead sheets, Performing Artist Master Class CD (with an in-depth discussion with Bill) and a Discography/Biography.

  • Just Friends 
  • Mudslide 
  • Sweetface 
  • You Nut 
  • Snafu 
  • La Zorra 
  • A hot One for Jason 
  • For Art's Sake 
  • Light's Out 
  • Chinatown 
  • No More Blues 
  • Smooth Talk 
  • Don't Tell Me What To Do 
  • Cherokee 
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  • February 17, 2012 The Music of Bill Watrous

    This is not a book/CD for the feint of heart.Very difficult solos.Great basic idea of how Bill approaches his jazz improve in his own words.I enjoyed the interview section.If you've ever had the opportunity to listen to Bill talk.This is vintage Bill Watrous...


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  • April 27, 2007 more like a class in college

    its great to actually SEE his solos on sheet music. however, as for the playability, this actually is an interview. Bill is 1 of my favorite players, however, I am disappointed in the fact that when the book was recieved, it may as well not have the book and just...

    play in the car while youre driving around

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