ISBN 0739076159. Blues; Funk; Jazz.
Created for a wide variety of musicians, 12 Medium-Easy Jazz, Blues and 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 composed by Bob Mintzer 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.
-Practice Page with scales/chords
-All books are compatible and written so they can be performed together
-Opportunity to study and learn these skills:
-Scales and chords
-Major and minor blues