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12 Medium-Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes


By Bob Mintzer

B-flat Trumpet & Clarinet - Grade 2½
Trumpet. Composed by Bob Mintzer. Instrumental Series. Belwin Play-Along Series. Blues; Funk; Jazz. Book and CD. 56 pages. Belwin Music #00-37020. Published by Belwin Music (AP.37020).

Item Number: AP.37020

ISBN 9780739076163. 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

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    Stockholm, Sweden
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  • January 30, 2012 Nice and useful

    I recommend this to anyone love playing the Blues and Jazz. It is easy to pick the song without the CD but the CD is a useful help through certain passages. I love playing the blues and the songs I have gone through as of now, are really catchy.I...

    have been playing since schooldays with a long brake due to children.

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