A wide range of intermediate to advanced studies for increasing your skills on alto sax.
The Essential Technique 2000, Alto Saxophone Book 3 and CD is an in-depth technique building program for any band, small groups, and even for individual study. Between the 48-page book and accompanying CD you'll be taught the key centered system, including 9 major and related minor keys, scales, Etudes, short chorales, and music technique exercises. The individual alto sax studies are demonstrated by a professional soloist.
The instructional CD contains accompaniments on real instruments, not synthesized music, for a more realistic learning environment. The special studies section includes lessons to improve your sight reading skills, rhythm pages, jazz style and improvisation, full chorales, Rubank Scales and arpeggios, integrated history, theory, and creativity. There is also an array of classical, world, folk, and other music showcasing the alto saxophone for you to listen to and learn.
The Essential Technique 2000 for Alto Sax package exceeds the National Standards for Arts Education.