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Jazz Saxophone Etudes Volume 3

Greg Fishman – Jazz Saxophone Etudes Volume 3

by Skip Spratt Greg Fishman has released the latest installments in his critically acclaimed series on jazz saxophone playing – Jazz Saxophone Etudes Volume 3 and Jazz Phrasing for Beginners. His first two books Jazz Saxophone Etudes Vol. 1 and Jazz Saxophone Duets, both received critical acclaim by teachers and players alike. James Moody, Jerry […]

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Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves

Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves

by Andrew D. Gordon and Frank Villafranca A review by Skip Spratt   Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves written Andrew D. Gordon and Frank Villafranca offers the smooth jazz sax lovers out there an abundance of material for study and play-along. The attractive book and CD set released by A.D.G. Productions should keep many pop-oriented sax […]

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Greg Fishman – Jazz Saxophone Etudes Volume 2

Greg Fishman has released his third installment of his take on jazz saxophone playing. His first two books Jazz Saxophone Etudes Vol. 1 and Jazz Saxophone Duets, both received critical acclaim by teachers and players alike. James Moody, Jerry Coker, Plas Johnson, Mark Colby, Gary Campbell and Bob Sheppard as well as the late Michael […]

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Randy Hunter – Jazz Etudes for Saxophone Level 3

Jazz Etudes for Saxophone Level 3 by Randy Hunter (24 Swing & Bop Studies for Tenor and Alto) Atlanta based saxophonist Randy Hunter has released his book and CD set, Jazz Etudes for Saxophone Level 3. Mr. Hunter recently accepted a position teaching jazz saxophone at Emory University in Atlanta, GA and will begin teaching […]

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Master Lessons for the Creative Musician by Bruce Mishkit

Every once in a while a new publication comes along that makes an important and lasting contribution to the art of learning and teaching saxophone. Bruce Mishkit’s Master Lessons for the Creative Musician is just one of those books. Warner Bros. Publications originally published this book and cd in 1994, as Sax/Flute Lessons with the […]

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The Saxophone Survival Kit – Eric Daniel

  The Saxophone Survival Guide is a comprehensive look at the world of saxophone for those who aspire to enter into it. Eric Daniel who has attended Berklee College of Music and New England Conservatory offers up his look at the world of saxophone. This survival guide outlines several strategies and tips for aspiring saxophonists […]

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Hugo Pinksterboer – Tipbook – The Complete Guide for Saxophone

The Tipbook Company and Hal Leonard Publishing have released several comprehensive resources for the modern musician. Tipbook Saxophone by Hugo Pinksterboer labels itself, “The best guide to your instrument!” It certainly is a valuable resource, particularly for the student looking for common information that cannot wait until the next saxophone lesson. At a glance, Tipbook […]

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Steve Neff – Mastering the Dominant Bebop Scale

Saxophonist and teacher Steve Neff operates NeffMusic.com and a very busy private teaching studio not far from the Metro Boston area. The Syracuse native began his saxophone study at Ithaca College in New York. After a few semesters at Ithaca, Neff transferred to Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has been in that area […]

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Dennis Taylor – Blues Saxophone, Jazz Saxophone and Amazing Phrasing

Nashville resident and New England born saxophonist Dennis Taylor currently has three publications out through Hal Leonard Publishing. The three books include an in-depth look at Blues playing, Jazz playing and Phrasing. Blues Saxophone highlights the styles of 18 saxophone artists such as King Curtis, Stanley Turrentine and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis. Photos and biographical information […]

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Greg Fishman – Jazz Saxophone Duets

Greg Fishman has done it again! His new book, Jazz Saxophone Duets is a great follow up to his first book, Jazz Etudes for Saxophone. The Book and Three CD Play-Along Set offers 10 duets for alto and/or tenor saxophone. As in the first book, Fishman offers some valuable information in the preface. He covers […]

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