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Creative Saxophone Workbook with CD
Creative Saxophone is an innovative series for the beginner alto or tenor saxophonist who wants to play jazz, rock, and other contemporary music styles whilst developing a solid technique. The idiomatic exercises and pieces encourage an awareness of authentic styles and give players the confidence to begin improvising from early on. Each book includes a CD of backings for many of the pieces, performed by world-class musicians. These allow the player an opportunity to perform with a real band.
-introduces essential techniques for the intermediate saxophonists
-builds confidence and flunky in performance and improvisation
-covers harmonics, vibrato, alternative and altissimo fingerings
-provides interesting and effective ways to practise modes, scales, and arpeggios
-develops improvisation skills through focusing on patterns, cycle of 5ths, the II-V-I, and transcription
-CD with life expert demonstrations and inspirational backings for the play-along pieces and many of the exercises; includes versions for alto and tenor instruments
- Item Number: 9780193223691
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- By Kellie Santin