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This is a series of intermediate to professional level jazz etudes with accompanying tracks for tenor and alto saxophone. Focusing on the essential vocabulary of Swing, Be-bop and Bossa Nova Mr. Fishman makes careful use of idiomatic melodic and rhythmic content.
Recommend for players looking for a fun way to sharpen their site reading skills as well as concepts of articulation, rhythmic phrasing and overall approach to playing jazz.
Each book includes 2 CD’s of accompanied by Greg Fishman and a professional rhythm section. You will have the option of playing the etude along with Greg or solo with the rhythm section.
Here is a little bit of the preface written by Mr. Fishman
Each song in "Jazz Phrasing for Saxophone (Volumes 1-3)" is designed to train your ear to hear the logical grouping of phrases through the use of sequence and thematic development.