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Hal Leonard Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble - Eb Alto Saxophone (Book/Online Audio)

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Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble is a comprehensive method for jazz style and improvisation written by renowned jazz musician and educator Mike Steinel from the University of North Texas. This series provides a great starting point for young musicians to learn the style and nuances of jazz music as well as an introduction to improvisation and m...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble is a comprehensive method for jazz style and improvisation written by renowned jazz musician and educator Mike Steinel from the University of North Texas. This series provides a great starting point for young musicians to learn the style and nuances of jazz music as well as an introduction to improvisation and more advanced concepts.

Features

Each Book Includes My EE Library
  • Every exercise and arrangement recorded by professionals
  • Repeated exercises feature rhythm section only
The basics of jazz style
  • How jazz and "traditional" music are different
  • Swing style introduced gradually using scat syllables
  • Includes Swing Era, Bebop and Latin/Rock
Quick start the rhythm section
  • Includes additional specialized material for piano, guitar, bass and drums
  • Rhythm players can either play along with the full band or study individually
Jazz history and people
  • Basic stylistic periods
  • Composers and performers
7 full band arrangements
  • Carefully paced performance pieces
  • Sample improvised solos included
Improvisation made easy
  • Starts with 2-measure phrases
  • Teaches how to "jazz up" a melody
  • Matches correct scales with chords
Specifications
  • Written by Mike Steinel
  • for alto saxophone players
  • Width: 9.0"
  • Length: 12.0"
  • 32 pages

  • Song List:
  • A-Tisket A-Tasket
  • Ballin' The Jack
  • Boppin' Around
  • Ja-Da
  • Jingle Bells
  • London Bridge
  • Riffin' Around
  • Salsa Caliente
  • St. Louis Blues
  • When The Saints Go Marching In
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