Tom van Beers, Jaap Berends

Blues Cruise

13 ways to explore the blues

for: Tenor saxophone (B-flat)

Music lesson book, playback-CD

Item no.189362
Author/ComposerTom van Beers, Jaap Berends
Scope28 pages; 23 × 31 cm
Release year2004
Publisher/ProducerDe Haske
Producer No.DHP 1043612-400
19.99 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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Everybody knows the term ‘the blues’. Many people also have pre-conceptions about blues music and often associate it with names such as B.B. King. All blues music is connected by a characteristic chord progression and this format can be used in numerous forms and styles. In the thirteen pieces in Blues Cruise the blues are presented in thirteen individual ways. Major and minor keys are used and many diverse forms of the blues are dealt with.

In the thirteen first-class pieces in Blues Cruise blues-music is presented in several ways. Major keys as well as minor keys occur and many different blues styles are covered.

A broad spectrum of Blues can be discovered and furthermore improvised in many different styles. The CD includes styles of Blues like Hip Hop, Bossa Nova or Reggae; it includes a play-along version as well. Cruise the Blues!


  • Cuban Chaos
  • Groover's Groove
  • Haske la vista
  • Hiphop Edge
  • Jungle Blues
  • Key West
  • King 'Ston'
  • Mister MB
  • Mr. MB
  • Shadow of blue
  • Shift F7
  • Slow and smooth
  • Tahitian Sunday
  • Tom's Boogie