James Rae (b.1957)

The Best of James Rae

Exploring popular musical styles for alto saxophone

for: Alto saxophone, piano

Piano score, solo part, playback-CD

Item no.476242
Author/ComposerJames Rae
Languagesgerman, english, french
Scope51/48 pages; 23 × 30.5 cm
Release year2008
Publisher/ProducerUniversal Edition
Producer No.UE 21408
28.95 €
In stock. Delivery time: 1–2 working days (Germany )
add to watch list


Ragtime, Swing, Blues, Latin, Jazz Waltz, Ballad, Rock, Folk, Charleston & Showtime.This bumper anthology of James Rae's best for alto saxophone is a great resource for students of the saxophone and teachers. Most pieces are appearing here for the first time with CD.

Listen to James Rae's own performance of each piece before performing yourself with the enhanced accompaniment track • An inspiring standby resource covering a range of technical levels from early years of tuition to middle grades• Notes and style tips from James Rae • Looking for more to play? Each piece is a pointer to more titles available in the same style


  • ​The Roll-over Rag
  • ​A Pocket-Size Rag
  • ​Deal Me In!
  • ​Passin' Through
  • ​Full On
  • ​Yesterday's Blues
  • ​Back Shift
  • ​Tradewinds
  • ​Matt's New Motor
  • ​Blue Cockatoo
  • ​Waltz for Emily
  • ​Situation Comedy
  • ​Groove it!
  • ​Low Tide
  • ​Song Without Words
  • ​The Guv'nor
  • ​Bruno's Tune
  • ​Sax Un-plugged
  • ​His Father's Son
  • ​A Drop O' the Hard Stuff
  • ​Bottoms Up!
  • ​Curtain Up!