This practical guide was designed for any intermediate or advanced player who wishes to enter the sometimes daunting world of improvisation. Players will gain more enjoyment from their sax playing, as the book demonstrates how to develop improvisational style and learn some of the more advanced techniques – made easier with a few handy tips, tricks and careful practice. Key techniques and styles explained include: basic blues harmony • improvising with scales, chords, rhythms and riffs • sax effects such as glissando, slurps and bends, falls, growling, mutes and harmonics • bebop blues • phrasing • minor blues. Demo solos and backing tracks are included on the accompanying CD.
Publisher: Schott (Hal Leonard)
Catalogue Number: 49018156
Northwest Product Number: 103-0902-00-001
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