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Jazz Studies Alto Saxophone PDF-Edition

By Martin Stolz

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Alto Sax - Easy/Beginner - Digital Download
Composed by Martin Stolz. Jazz, Method, Etudes and Exercises, General Instructional, Technique Training. 51 pages. Published by Martin Stolz (S0.304331).

Item Number: S0.304331

"Jazz-Studies" opens the gate to the world of Jazz for the student. 

General tips · technical exercises · explanation of style features that make Jazz become Jazz · Jazz 10 Jazz Exercises · 4 Jazz tunes · and more...

This book gives the student an understanding of the basics of improvisation, phrasing, rhythm and eartraining through special exercises, explanations and samples. Through practising check lists, which can be printed out, the student has the possibility of developing his technical skills systematically.

10 Jazz exercises train the different phrasing-techniques and rhythmic features of Jazz. From easy to complex... 

At each exercise tips, hints or explanations or advices for practising are provided for the student so he can master the exercise in a better way. 

4 Jazz tunes give the student the possibility of using the skills he got from the exercises at a "Jazz piece". These tunes are based on common song forms of Jazz (Blues, Rhythm Changes, Misty ect. ) . Compositional elements and also basics of harmonics are made accessible to the student. He is encouraged to improvise in various ways over the song forms, to vary melodies or to compose.

The listening samples and play-alongs are separately available here (click on the link):

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