Saxophone Basics

A Method for Individual and Group Learningtenor Saxophone

Author: Andy Hampton

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571529735

Category: Music

Page: 64

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Saxophone Basics is a landmark method by one of the leading figures in saxophone education. It starts at absolute beginner level and progresses to about elementary level (Grade 2). There are 22 stages and each section includes a wonderful variety of concert pieces from the great composers, traditional tunes and fun, original exercises, 'finger gyms' and 'warm ups' to help establish a sound technique, 'fact files' and 'quizzes' to teach notation and general musicianship, helpful, clear 'fingering charts' and 'rhythm boxes' and great illustration. This tenor saxophone teacher's book offers tips on how to approach new techniques and motivate young players. This book would be particularly helpful for teachers who are not saxophone specialists.

Alto Saxophone Basics

Author: Chris Stieve-Dawe

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9783802406393

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 695

In Alto Saxophone Basics you will learn eight songs in various keys and styles. Starting from the very basics of putting the saxophone together and learning the embouchure, you will then be guided through the proper way to find and play each note. The included Play-Along-CD will allow you to have a great deal of fun and enable you to perhaps give a small concert at home for friends and family. This book concerns itself with the alto saxophone only, but once you have mastered one of them you will be able to convert to all of the instruments in the saxophone family as they all use the fingerings and technique.

Saxophone Basics

A Method for Individual and Group Learning Alto Saxophone

Author: Andy Hampton

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571519736

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 7507

This is the teacher's book accompanying Saxophone Basics Alto Saxophone. Designed to complement the corresponding pupil's book, this volume contains a variety of simple piano and saxophone accompaniments with some teaching tips too. From absolute beginner to about elementary level (Grade 2), Andy Hampton's method is full of humor and interest which makes it perfect for young saxophonists. The simple arrangements mean that this book is ideal for woodwind teachers who do not specialize in saxophone.

Play Alto Sax Today!

Author: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

ISBN: 9780634052996

Category: Music

Page: 48

View: 6941

(Play Today Instructional Series). The ultimate self-teaching method designed to offer quality instruction, terrific songs, a professional-quality CD with 72 full-demo tracks, and a 25-minute DVD. This series can be used by students of all ages who want to teach themselves, or by teachers for private or group instruction. Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book as you listen to the teacher on the CD or watch the DVD. This great package is a complete guide to the basics, including: how to assemble and care for your instrument, producing a sound, reading music notation and rhythms, fingering chart, glossary of musical terms, and more! The music included lets you play the songs with a professional backup band so learning and practicing are cooler than ever!

How to Play Saxophone

Everything You Need to Know to Play the Saxophone

Author: John Robert Brown

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312300494

Category: Music

Page: 80

View: 814

Basic guide to proper methods of playing the saxophone.

First Lessons Alto Saxophone


Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1610659902

Category: Music

Page: 32

View: 7354

This book is designed for the person who may know nothing about music and have had no previous saxophone training. the book, complete with audio, covers the basics of technique on the alto saxophone, as well as provides an introduction to the most fundamental elements of music. Skills are presented, reinforced through exercises, and implemented via real repertoire.

Play Alto Sax Today!

A Complete Guide to the Basics

Author: Hal Leonard Corporation Staff,Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780634033315

Category: Music

Page: 79

View: 3361

(Play Today Instructional Series). Learn to play the alto saxophone at your own pace! This book/CD pack walks you through the basics, and teaches you to play 5 songs: Chariots of Fire * Forrest Gump Main Title (Feather Theme) * The Man from Snowy River (Main Title Theme) * Rock & Roll Part II (The Hey Song) * We Will Rock You.

Saxophone For Dummies

Author: Denis Gäbel,Michael Villmow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111808487X

Category: Music

Page: 384

View: 7195

The fast and easy way to play this popular woodwind instrument Saxophone For Dummies offers the ideal introduction to this popular and versatile instrument, whether you lack any musical experience or are picking up the sax again after a hiatus. Covering both the alto and tenor sax, this friendly guide explains how to get a good sound, how to read music, and how to play songs in a variety of styles, including classical, pop, and jazz, all accompanied by the audio samples on the enclosed CD. With tips on how to buy or rent the best saxophone, and information on how to care for the instrument, Saxophone For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to playing this popular woodwind alone or in a group setting. Includes tips on buying or renting a new or used saxophone Audio samples of classical, pop, and jazz music are available on the bonus CD Advice on cleaning and maintaining a saxophone If you′re picking up a saxophone for the first time or are looking to brush up on your skills, Saxophone For Dummies gives you everything you need to appreciate, understand, and excel at playing this popular instrument.

Saxophone Lessons for Beginners

Teach Yourself How to Play Saxophone (Free Video Available)

Author:,Peter Gelling


ISBN: 9825320338

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 2029

Teach yourself how to play saxophone with our easy saxophone lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free sax videos and audio for all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along. Also includes music score and saxophone animation for easy music learning.*** "I spent a lot of time to find a good book for my alto saxophone lesson. This book let me know how I can play it. You don't need to waste time to find another book. Just buy it and start now. [It] has good design and you can see clearly to learn." - JIN [Amazon] Progressive Beginner Saxophone contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great saxophone player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson saxophone tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of saxophones including alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, and baritone saxophone. No prior knowledge of how to read music or saxaphone lessons is required to teach yourself to learn to play saxophone from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play alto sax, how to play tenor sax, how to play soprano sax, or how to play bari sax • How to play saxophone notes, scales, riffs and melodies • All the fundamental techniques of saxophone playing including posture and breathing techniques • Practical saxophone theory for learning how to read saxophone music for beginners • Saxophone tips and saxophone tricks that every player should know when learning saxophone including the basics for how to improvise on saxophone • Shortcuts for how to learn saxophone fast by getting the most from practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the saxophone today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners saxophone lessons written by a professional saxophone teacher • Easy-to-read saxophone music • Photos and saxophone fingering diagrams for all saxophone notes • 70+ saxophone exercises, beginner saxophone songs and popular easy saxophone music in rock saxophone, blues saxophone and jazz saxophone styles Beginner saxophone lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the saxophone, fast.'s saxophone lessons for beginners are used by students and saxophone teachers worldwide to learn how to play saxophone. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted music lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

Basics in Rhythm

Author: Garwood Whaley

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1574632361

Category: Music

Page: 48

View: 2998

(Meredith Music Resource). A collection of short, graduated studies for teaching or learning to read rhythms. Exercises cover all fundamental rhythms, meters, and mixed meters. Ideal as a supplement or primary reading method. Useful for any instrument or voice.

25 Great Sax Solos

Author: Eric J. Morones

Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

ISBN: 9781423410768

Category: Music

Page: 81

View: 5084

(Sax Instruction). From Chuck Rio and King Curtis to David Sanborn and Kenny G, take an inside look at the genesis of pop saxophone. This book/CD pack provides solo transcriptions in standard notation, lessons on how to play them, bios, equipment, photos, history, and much more. The CD contains full-band demos of every sax solo in the book, and is enhanced so PC & Mac users can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing pitch! Songs include: After the Love Has Gone * Deacon Blues * Just the Two of Us * Just the Way You Are * Mercy, Mercy Me * Money * Respect * Spooky * Take Five * Tequila * Yakety Sax * and more.

The Essence Of The Blues

10 Great Etudes for Playing and Improvising on the Blues. Klarinette in B. Ausgabe Mit CD.

Author: Jim Snidero

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9783954810567


Page: 55

View: 6633

The Essence of the Blues by Jim Snidero provides beginners and moderately advanced musicians with an introduction to the language of the blues. In 10 etudes focusing on various types of the blues, the musician learns to master the essential basics step by step. Each piece comes with an in-depth analysis of blues styles and music theory, appropriate scale exercises, tips for studying and practicing, suggestions for improvising, recommended listening, and specific techniques used by some of the all-time best jazz/blues musicians, including Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, B.B. King, Stanley Turrentine, and others. The accompanying play-along CD features world famous New York recording artists including Eric Alexander, Jeremy Pelt, Jim Snidero, Steve Davis, Mike LeDonne, Peter Washington, and others. Recorded at a world-class studio, these play alongs are deeply authentic, giving the musician a real-life playing experience to learn and enjoy the blues.

Progressive Beginner Saxophone

Author: Peter Gelling

Publisher: Koala Publications

ISBN: 9781864691207

Category: Music

Page: 63

View: 3282

Book, 1 DVD & 1 CD. Everything you need to know to teach yourself how to play the Saxophone. Features: A lesson-by-lesson method to learn the fundamentals of Saxophone playing for the complete beginner; Contains many well-known songs in a variety of styles including Folk, Blues, Rock and Classical; Assumes no prior knowledge of music or the Saxophone; Introduces music theory in an interesting and practical way; Covers all the essentials of Saxophone playing including breathing techniques; Features a chart listing all fingerings for the Saxophone; All Saxophone players should know all of the information contained in this book. This method comes with a CD and DVD with recordings of all examples and exercises contained in the book.

Rubank Elementary Method Saxophone

Author: N. W. Hovey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781423444817

Category: Music

Page: 48

View: 1830

One of the most widely used series of methods for individual or like-instrument class instruction. Using a very well-rounded approach including scales, arpeggios, technical studies, studies for musicianship, articulation studies, solos, duets, and studies devoted to the special needs of each instrument, this series provides a fantastic wealth of material for all student musicians.

The Really Easy Sax Book

Very First Solos for Alto Saxophone With Piano Accompaniment

Author: John Davies,Paul Harris

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571510368

Category: Music

Page: 24

View: 1107

If you can play just a few notes on the Alto Saxophone, then you're ready for this book. Here are 14 imaginative little pieces specially composed for the absolute beginner, all of them with attractive piano accompaniments. The pieces are arranged progressively, so you can hear the step-by-step improvement in your playing as well as simply enjoying the music.