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In Session With Charlie Parker (Alto Sax)

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Media: Sheet Music, CD
Arrangement: Alto Saxophone (ASAX)
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced - Explain this
Artist: Charlie Parker
Series: In Session With
Catalogue #: 0571525989
ISBN: 9780571525980


Play along with six classic Charlie Parker tracks, transcribed and arranged for saxophonists who want to get to grips with Parker's bluesy and passionate style. Including a CD to play along with, a short biography of Parker's life and a discography which recommends suggested listening to discover more about the artist and his techniques. Alto Saxophone edition.

  • Note-for-note top line transcriptions
  • Chord symbols
  • A breakdown and analysis of each solo, containing essential hints and tips
  • Biographical notes on each piece
  • Discography
  • CD with complete performances and slowed down versions of each piece

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London GB sax teacher
Great music, great transcriptions, blisteringly fast!! But there are the slowed down versions as well for us mere mortals to play along with... It's expensive but worth it.
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Published on: 24 June 2014

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Customer Rating I used to have this book, then I lent it to someone & they returned it without the CD. Then they bought a copy & I borrowed the CD so I could make a copy - but by then I had lost the book! So, this time I decided it was time to shell out & buy another copy. I think it is an excellent book for trying to play like Charlie Parker - all the great tunes, explanations about the solos & demos (still at searing speeds - but hey, we have 'Transcribe' and 'Speedshifter' these days so we can slow it down to attainable tempos!) Great fun to play along with. Good teaching tool. So useful to have the demos to help with the reading & the style. Expensive but it's worth it.
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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 26/09/2006
Format: Backing Tracks
Length: 52 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Faber Music

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