100 Ultimate Blues Riffs For Saxophone - Beginner Series (book/CD)
- Autore Andrew Gordon
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100 Ultimate Blues Riffs for Saxophone, the Beginner Series is an exhaustive guide to introduce beginner students to the various phrases or “riffs” that make up Blues sax playing, both from a rhythmic and soloing standpoint.
This book is ideal for the beginner to intermediate music student with most of the examples notated in the easier keys. Besides learning how to play Blues riffs the book is a useful tool for sight reading exercises with many different rhythms.
The 12 bar Blues progression and the Blues scale, the two most important aspects of playing the Blues is explained in detail as well as “straight” and “swing” rhythms.
There are five sections to the riffs in the book,
section 1 contains basic Blues riffs
section 2 contains Rhythm & Blues influenced riffs
section 3 contains Blues/Boogie Woogie riffs
section 4 contains Rock influenced Blues riffs
section 5 contains Gospel influenced Blues riffs
Included with this book is an audio CD that contains all the riffs, recorded twice: first, sax melody, piano, guitar, bass and drums and second just the rhythm track of piano, guitar bass & drums so you can play-a-long.