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The Jazz Style of Sonny Rollins (Tenor Saxophone)

A Musical and Historical Perspective

By Sonny Rollins, David Baker

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A Musical and Historical Perspective. Composed by Sonny Rollins, David Baker. Series; Woodwind - Saxophone Method or Collection. Giants of Jazz. Jazz. Book. 108 pages. Alfred Music #00-SB99. Published by Alfred Music (AP.SB99).

Item Number: AP.SB99

ISBN 9780769230740. English. [Sonny Rollins] By David Baker.

The Giants of Jazz series is designed to provide a method for studying, analyzing, imitating and assimilating the idiosyncratic and general facets of the styles of various jazz giants. The Rollins book provides many transcriptions, plus discography, biographical data, style traits, genealogy, and bibliography.

  • Forword 
  • Relationship of Chords to Scales 
  • Transcribing Solos from Records 
  • Bibliography 
  • Biographical Sketch 
  • Genealogy Chart 
  • Musical Portrait 
  • Sonny Rollins the Composer 
  • List of Original Compositions 
  • Discography 
  • Transcribed Solos with Analysis and Model Analysis Sheet 
  • Vierd Blues 
  • Doxy 
  • Slow Boat to China 
  • Tenor Madness 
  • Newk's Fadeaway 
  • Tune Up 
  • Airegin 
  • Hold 'Em Joe 
  • Keep Hold of Yourself 
  • The Language of Sonny Rollins 
  • II V7 Patterns 
  • Melodic Patterns 
  • Wholetone, Blues, Diminished 
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