Bob Mintzer: 14 Jazz & Funk Etudes (Bb Saxophone)

Bob Mintzer: 14 Jazz & Funk Etudes (Bb Saxophone)

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These 14 more etudes from Bob provide a range of stimulating practice and performance materials for today's musician. Stylistic influences include jazz, classical, 20th Century composition, funk, and a variety of hybrid groove music. The melodic approach ranges from simple to dissonant and abstract. The rhythmic approach covers straight-forward, syncopated, and over-the-barline techniques. Each etude has guidance notes on performance and practice, plus the compositions are analysed. Hear Bob demonstrate the etudes, then play along with the professional rhythm section: Phil Markowitz (piano/synth), James Genus (acoustic & electric bass), John Riley (drums). Bk/2CD