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12 Medium-Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes

B-flat Instruments

By Bob Mintzer

B-flat Tenor Sax - Grade 2½
B-flat Instruments. Composed by Bob Mintzer. Instrumental Series. Belwin Play-Along Series. Blues; Funk; Jazz. Book and CD. 56 pages. Belwin Music #00-37014. Published by Belwin Music (AP.37014).

Item Number: AP.37014

ISBN 9780739076149. English.

Created for a wide variety of musicians, 12 Medium-Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes will appeal to both aspiring players and more experienced musicians. Accessible, yet with some challenges, this music was written by world-renowned jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, bandleader, educator, and member of the Yellowjackets, Bob Mintzer. Designed for the medium-easy difficulty level, this book includes:
-12 jazz, blues and funk etudes composed by Bob Mintzer in a variety of jazz styles, tempos, and time signatures.
-Performance notes/tips for each etude to assist in interpretation and improvisation.
-Play-along CD with a stellar rhythm section.
-Transcription Exercise
-Composition Exercise
-Practice Page with scales/chords
-All books are compatible and written so they can be performed together
-Opportunity to study and learn these skills:
-Melodic composition
-Sight reading
-Motivic development
-Scales and chords
-Jazz concept
-Major and minor blues
-Jazz waltz
-Slow/Medium/Fast swing
-Funky groove

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Strasbourg FRANCE
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  • June 16, 2012 Bonne méthode pour progresser

    Cette méthode qui demande déjà un bon niveau de saxo ténor, fait progresser le musicien en lui faisant plaisir!

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