Lively pieces in jazz, latin, funk, blues, ragtime and rock styles by the multifaceted clarinet virtuoso Andy Firth. Fun, catchy and idiomatically written to support technical development and learning these pieces will help practise tricky fingerings, commonly-used melodic and scalic passages as well as giving confidence to play in many different styles. Each book comes with a CD featuring dazzling performances by Andy or you can make your own performance with top-quality backing tracks.
Andy Firth is not only one of the world's finest clarinet and saxophone players, but is also a gifted composer and dedicated educator. He is equally at home in popular and classical music; he has performed with many of the world's leading jazz and blues musicians including B.B King, Wynton Marsalis and the Kenny Ball Jazz Band as well with chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras.
Book 1 - easy to intermediate level
Book 2 - intermediate to advanced level