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The Best of Charlie Parker - Saxophone
A Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Styles and Techniques of a Jazz Legend Sheet Music Book
By Charlie Parker

Saxophone - Difficulty: medium-difficult to difficult
A Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Styles and Techniques of a Jazz Legend. By Charlie Parker. Hal Leonard Signature Licks. Bebop. Softcover Audio Online. With instructional text and standard notation. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.695607).

Item Number: HL.695607

ISBN 9780634026720. 9x12 inches. Mark Voelpel Saxophone Signature Licks Book/Online Audio.

Learn the trademark riffs, solos and compositions of the man who revolutionized jazz on the saxophone. This book/online audio pack provides in-depth analysis of twelve classics: Anthropology * Billie's Bounce (Bill's Bounce) * Bloomdido * Confirmation * Donna Lee * Kim * Ko Ko * Moose the Mooche * Now's the Time * Ornithology * Parker's Mood * Scrapple from the Apple. Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

About Hal Leonard Signature Licks

The Signature Licks book/audio packs are especially formatted to give instruction on how to play a particular artist style by using the actual transcribed, "right from the record" licks! Designed for use by anyone from beginner right up to the experienced player who is looking to expand their insight. The books contain full performance notes and an overview of each artist or group's style with transcriptions in notes and tab. The audio accompaniment features playing tips and techniques, as well as playing examples at a slower tempo.

  • Anthropology 
  • Billie's Bounce (Bill's Bounce) 
  • Bloomdido 
  • Confirmation 
  • Donna Lee 
  • Ko Ko  
  • Moose The Mooche 
  • Ornithology 
  • Parker's Mood 
  • Scrapple From The Apple 
  • Kim 
  • Now's The Time 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • March 27, 2008 Very well done - wish they had this for Tenor!

    The backtracks on the CD are very professional and every note of every solo is written out. Some solos are in the very "advanced" difficulty. I have been playing for 40 years.

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  • 5

    Independence, MO
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  • July 09, 2004 Amazing

    this is a great charlie parker book charlie parker is a amazing player i have enjoyed playing his music as a jazz musician and has helped me as a all around player

    23 of 45 people found this review helpful.
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