Amazing Phrasing

50 Ways to Improve Your Improvisational Skills

for: Tenor saxophone (B-flat)

Music lesson book, online playback

Item no.342815
ArrangerDennis Taylor
Levelmedium
Languageenglish
Scope104 pages
Release year2002
Publisher/ProducerHal Leonard
Producer No.HL00310787
ISBN9780634035401
20.10 €
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Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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Description

Amazing Phrasing is for any tenor saxophone player interested in learning how to improvise and how to improve their creative phrasing. The ideas are divided into three main sections: Harmony - explores scales, arpeggios, chord substitutions, harmonic embellishments, and other harmonic phrasing ideas; Rhythm - covers legato tonguing, swing feel, rhythmic displacement, how to manipulate time and other aspects of rhythmic phrasing; Melody - discusses contour lines, making patterns musical, developing a motif, building a solo, and many other melodic phrasing ideas. The companion CD includes 26 full-band tracks in various musical styles for listening and play along. Also available for guitar, keyboard and trumpet.