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Learn to Play Rhythm 'n Blues Sax - Book

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Learn to Play Rhythm 'n Blues Sax - Book

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At last ! Learn to Play Rhythm 'n' Blues Saxophone for Tenor saxophone blows away the technical mysteries that surround the famous sounds of Honkers and Bar-walkers such as Sam 'The Man' Taylor, Lee Allen and Red Prysock. Here for the first time, you get the answers to the question "How did they do that?", broken down into logical, easy-to-follow steps, that get results.

By the end of the book/CD, you'll have the knowledge to be able to play:

The Growl (which you can hear in the audio sample)
False Fingerings
Harmonics
The Great Shake
Chicken Sax
Screams, Pops. . . and much more.

Each topic is carefully explained. Can't read music ? Not a problem. Mark has devised his own very clear system that will have you playing these fun and exciting effects in no time. Colour plates make it easy to see the correct hand and lip positions and the text is very easy to read - just like being in your own masterclass with a pro saxophonist!

The accompanying CD is packed with examples and backing tracks of all the exercises in the book, so you can copy Mark as he demonstrates each one and then use the playalong tracks to perfect your own gutsy r'n b sound. Also includes a comprehensive 'Recommended Listening' list of big-name players, who you should definitely check out to fully enjoy this fun style of music.

Bk/CD, for tenor saxophone, 47 pages

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