How to Play Jazz Saxophone

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The Essential Introduction to Playing Jazz

Level: Intermediate

Format: Softcover & Online Audio

ISBN: 978-0-571-54140-9

This book is a fun and engaging introduction to jazz from composer and saxophonist Ned Bennett. Discover the exciting world of jazz, from its roots in ragtime to blues, bebop, and beyond! Ideal for established beginners (approximately Grade 3+ standard), this book teaches methods of improvisation, how to play in swing time, syncopated rhythms, and jazz scales and modes. It also presents suggested listening ideas and melodic phrase banks based on typical jazz chords alongside plenty of great new pieces. Audio and piano accompaniments are available to download for both alto and tenor saxophone. ©2020