Easy Jazz Conception: Alto Saxophone
By Jim Snidero
Saxophone Book & CD
15 Solo Etudes for Jazz Phrasing, Interpretation, and Improvisation
A new and exciting way for alto saxophone players to learn and practice basic jazz style. Easy Jazz Conception: Alto Saxophone Book & CD features 15 solo etudes based on blues and standard chord progressions, demonstrated by Jim Snidero on alto saxophone along with a world-class rhythm section: Mike LeDonne, piano; Peter Washington, bass; and Kenny Washington, drums. The recording features two separate versions of each etude: one with the soloist and rhythm section, and one with the rhythm section only. See and hear how the soloist phrases, play with or without the soloist on the CD and learn basic jazz style first-hand.
Titles include: Basie's Blues * Bird's Backyard * Bossa at Night * Caliente Blues * Duke's Convoy * Hot and Humid * Important Events * Love Is Easy * Mist and Grits * Morning Calm * Prince Charming * Rock On * Shufflin' in F * So Long Birdie * Us.