Beginning Jazz Saxophone Studies for Alto, Volume 2, by Kyle Coughlin
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Beginning Jazz Saxophone Studies for Alto, Volume 2 by Kyle Coughlin teaches young students of the saxophone how to play in a jazz style. The book focuses on syncopation, the blues, and running eighth notes. The book picks up where Volume 1 left off, and continues with a step-by-step approach to help students learn the topics thoroughly. The master classes and etudes are recorded online to help students get a feel for swing rhythms.
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The book is available in both PDF and print versions. Follow a link below to purchase the book.
The topics covered:
Odd eighth note rhythms
Running eighth notes
Playing by ear
The book includes:
11 master classes on all of the topics listed above
10 etudes reinforcing the topics
5 supplemental etudes that reinforce the information in the book.
The book is suitable for beginner students but can be used by any alto sax player looking for an introduction to jazz. The purpose of these books is to keep the music relatively simple so young students can learn how to swing. Each class and etude is progressively more difficult, easing students along in the process of learning how to play jazz.
More information and frequently asked questions on the books.
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