Jim Snidero (b.1958)

The Essence Of The Blues

Ten great etudes for playing and improvising on the blues
for Trumpet

for: Trumpet

Music lesson book, playback-CD

Item no.676405
Author/ComposerJim Snidero
Languagesgerman, english
Scope56 pages; 23 × 31 cm
Release year2018
Publisher/ProducerAdvance Music
Producer No.ADV 14532
20.50 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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This new method provides beginners and moderately advanced musicians with an introduction to the language of blues. In 10 solo studies which can be accompanied by professionally performed and recorded playbacks, the musician learns to master the essential basics step by step: Each piece comes with appropriate scale exercises, tips for studying and practicing, suggestions for own improvisations, as well as recommended listening.

The accompanying CD provides a unique band feeling with top-notch musicians:Jeremy Pelt (trumpet)Mike LeDonne (piano/organ), Peter Washington (bass), and Joe Farnsworth (drums)


  • Introduction
  • Style and Performance
  • Tuning Concert A
  • Tuning Concert Bb
  • Duke's Jam
  • Papa Lou
  • King BB
  • Freeloader
  • Minor Trane
  • Mister T
  • Bags
  • Newkness
  • Blue Funk
  • Bird in Flight
  • Basic Blues Theory
  • Vocabulary Studies
  • Suggested Listening
  • Musicians' Bios