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Hal Leonard Essential Technique for Band - Bb Tenor Saxophone (Book 3 with EEi)
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A wide range of intermediate to advanced studies for making you a better tenor saxophone player.

Essential Technique for Band Book 3 further develops music skills for intermediate and advanced musicians. Book 3 takes students through multiple key centers, individual studies, and a variety of styles of music.

Hal Leonard Essential Technique for Band - Bb Tenor Saxophone (Book 3 with EEi) Features:

  • Individual Studies and My EE Library
    For every instrument, studies demonstrated by a professional soloist
    Instrument-specific exercises for individual technique study or small group lesson
    Classical style piano accompaniments - not synthesized
    A Multi-Purpose Book for Any Band Program
    Technique building program
    Also for individual study or small groups
    Book 3 of the Essential Elements beginning band system
    CD in each student book
    Key-Centered System
    9 major and related minor keys
    Each introduced with scales, Rubank-style etudes and a chord balance exercise
    Each key has a short, full-band chorale that includes every scale tone for every instrument
    Book 2 Continuation
    More great music that explores many styles and cultures
    Challenging concepts are only introduced in familiar keys
    Introduction of triple meters (12/8, 9/8, 3/8), more triplet based rhythms, rhythmic figures with rests, and meter changes
    More music theory and terminology such as grace notes, divisi, and additional dynamics
    History and music of 16 composers, world music and style studieIntegrated creativity and assessment that exceeds the National Standards
    Special Studies Section
    Reading Skill Builders: To develop sight-reading skills
    Rhythm Pages: Like Book 1 & 2, special reinforcement for newly learned meters and rhythmic figures
    Basics of Jazz: A 2-page introduction to jazz style and improvisation, taken from Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble, but geared for concert band
    Full Chorales For study or performance, arranged by John Higgins
    Rubank Scales and Arpeggios in major and minor keys, in additional octaves and with tracks on CD
    Additional Essential Technique Features
    Woodwind trill charts and brass lip slur studies
    Large, clear, full-range fingering charts
    Practice record
    Concise, easy to use Conductor Book

Hal Leonard Essential Technique for Band - Bb Tenor Saxophone (Book 3 with EEi) Specifications:

  • Width: 9.0"
    Length: 12.0"
    48 pages

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