Exploring Jazz Saxophone

Exploring Jazz Saxophone : An Introduction to Jazz Harmony, Technique and Improvisation

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(Woodwind Method). This definitive book provides a comprehensive guide for the intermediate saxophonist looking for an introduction to the world of jazz. It is packed full of tunes and exercises to improve your technique, improvising skills, score reading, musical creativity, and understanding of music theory. Author and renowned jazz saxophonist Ollie Weston guides you through the history of jazz, covering the key styles of influential saxophonists and jazz innovators, and explains essential musical concepts with a minimum of jargon. The book provides clear guidance and concise explanations of harmonic and theoretical concepts, with demo solos and authentic live jazz trio recordings on the accompanying CD. The CD contains 15 play-along tracks in audio format, which can be played on a normal CD players. There are also 45 MP3 files with full versions of the pieces, as well as further exercises and demos, which can be played on a computer or MP3 player.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 204 pages
  • 232 x 302 x 14mm | 879.96g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. music w. chord symbols.
  • 1847610862
  • 9781847610867
  • 254,142

Table of contents

Contents - Introduction - Chapter 1: The Blues - Chapter 2: The Major Seventh Chord - Chapter 3: The Minor Seventh Chord - Chapter 4: The Seventh Chord - Chapter 5: Putting It Together - Chapter 6: Modes of the Major Scale - Chapter 7: The II-V-I Progression - Chapter 8: The Minor II-V-I - Chapter 9: Song and Standards - Chapter 10: Bebop - Chapter 11: Style Workout - Conclusion - History and Learning - Selected biographies - Index - Track Listing
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