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12 Contemporary Jazz Etudes

B-flat Tenor Saxophone

By Bob Mintzer

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B-flat Tenor Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone. Composed by Bob Mintzer. Instrumental Series. Jazz; play along. Book and CD. 48 pages. Alfred Music #00-ELM04012. Published by Alfred Music (AP.ELM04012).

Item Number: AP.ELM04012

ISBN 9780757936548. English.

12 Contemporary Jazz Etudes is written by the world-renowned jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, bandleader, educator, and member of the Yellowjackets, Bob Mintzer. Designed for the medium to advanced difficulty level, this book includes: 12 jazz etudes composed by Bob Mintzer in a variety of jazz styles, tempos, and time signatures; performance notes/tips for each etude to assist in interpretation and improvisation; play-along CD with a stellar rhythm section; and an opportunity to study and learn these skills: melodic composition, improvisation, sight reading, motivic development, call-and-response, and jazz concept. All books are compatible and written so they can be performed together.

  • Introduction 
  • Bob Mintzer Biography 
  • Performance Notes 
  • Bob Mintzer Selected Discography 
  • 1. Everybody Gets the Blues (Not Everybody Can Play Them) 
  • 2. Play Pretty 
  • 3. Really Burning 
  • 4. Boptimism 
  • 5. Rhythm Changes 
  • 6. Aha! 
  • 7. Straight Ahead 
  • 8. Five and Three 
  • 9. Monteverde 
  • 10. Home Run 
  • 11. More Rhythm Changes 
  • 12. Duet With Drums 
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