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Exploring Jazz Saxophone (+ CD)

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Subtitle: An Introduction to Jazz Harmony, Technique and Improvisation

Series: Schott Pop Styles

Department: Woodwind - Saxophone

Publisher: Schott

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Trinity College London Jazz Saxophone 2017-202067
This definitive book is designed for the intermediate saxophonist looking for an introduction to the world of jazz. Renowned jazz saxophonist Ollie Weston introduces key concepts step by step, explaining clearly and simply throughout, with the minimum of musical jargon. Improvisation is featured from the very beginning, with authentic live jazz trio recordings on the accompanying CD for you to play along with. Key subjects covered include: modes, swing playing, melodic development, the 2-5-1 progression, jazz blues progressions, pentatonic scales, jazz chord extensions, stylistic development, unique sax sounds and many more.

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- 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