The Music of Eric Marienthal: Solo Transcriptions and Performing Artist Master Class CD

The Music of Eric Marienthal: Solo Transcriptions and Performing Artist Master Class CD

By Eric Marienthal Saxophone Book & CD Level: Intermediate / Advanced Item: 00-0508B
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Eric Marienthal is a world-class saxophone artist, composer, arranger, and educator. As the leader of his own group on ten successful CDs, as a member of the contemporary jazz group Chick Corea and the Elektric Band, and on countless other recordings, Eric is all over the map. He has also published numerous improvisation books and videos. Eric has chosen 16 compositions in various styles of jazz, funk, and blues to demonstrate and share his improvising and composing skills. This book offers a great way to learn improvisation patterns and scales along with melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic jazz vocabulary. The Performing Artist Master Class CD includes an in-depth discussion by Eric of the following topics: jazz phrasing and articulation, ear training, creating a melodic solo, developing an idea, Latin feel, funky style ideas, playing over fast chord changes, and using motifs to build a solo. Features include: 16 condensed score leadsheets in concert key, 16 transcribed solos, transcription opportunity to transcribe Eric Marienthal's blues solo, Performing Artist Master Class CD, and discography/biography.

Sample Pages


Title Composer
Captain Bacardi Carlos Jobim (contributor)
Eternal Child Chick Corea (contributor)
Eye of the Beholder Chick Corea (contributor)
Half & Half Charles Davis (contributor)
It's Better Than Nothing Eric Marienthal (contributor); Chick Corea (contributor)
New Jack Saturday Eric Marienthal (contributor); Lou Ritenour (contributor)
No Doubt About It! Eric Marienthal (contributor); Jeff Lorber (contributor)
Shake It Loose Eric Marienthal (contributor); Jeff Lorber (contributor)
Street Dance Eric Marienthal (contributor); Jeff Lorber (contributor)
Sugar Stanley Turrentine (contributor)
The Way You Look Tonight Jerome Kern (composer); Dorothy Fields (lyricist)
Two Bites Russ Ferrante (contributor)
Unit 7 Sam Jones (composer)
Where Are You? David Benoit (contributor); Eric Marienthal (contributor)
Work Song Oscar Brown, Jr. (composer); Nat Adderley (composer)
Yosemite Eric Marienthal (contributor); Jeff Lorber (contributor)

Additional Information

Author: Eric Marienthal
Instrument: Saxophone
Format: Book & CD
Instrumentation: Saxophone
Page Count: 96
Item Number: 00-0508B
ISBN 10: 0-7579-0995-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-7579-0995-5
UPC: 654979053439

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