12 Medium-Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes

12 Medium-Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes

By Bob Mintzer C Instruments Book & CD Level: 2.5 Item: 00-37011
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Created for a wide variety of musicians, 12 Medium-Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes will appeal to both aspiring players and more experienced musicians. Accessible, yet with some challenges, this music was written by world-renowned jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, bandleader, educator, and member of the Yellowjackets, Bob Mintzer. Designed for the medium-easy difficulty level, this book includes 12 jazz, blues and funk etudes in a variety of jazz styles, tempos, and time signatures, performance notes/tips for each etude to assist in interpretation and improvisation, play-along CD with a stellar rhythm section, transcription exercise, composition exercise, and a practice page with scales/chords. All books in this series are compatible and written so they can be performed together. Study and learn melodic composition, improvisation, sight reading, motivic development, scales and chords, jazz concept, major and minor blues, jazz waltz, slow/medium/fast swing, and funky groove.

Sample Pages


Bob Mintzer Biography
Bob Mintzer Discography
First Blues
Groove Minor
Make the Quarter Note Feel Good
Move It Along
Chromatic Blues
Three for All
Funk It Up
Deep Pocket
Transcribe This
Write Your Own Blues with a Bridge
Practice Page

Additional Information

Series: Belwin Play-Along Series
Composed by: Bob Mintzer
Instrument: C Instruments
Format: Book & CD
Instrumentation: C Instruments
Page Count: 56
Item Number: 00-37011
ISBN 10: 0-7390-7613-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-7613-2
UPC: 038081409061

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