Saxophonist and clarinetist, Ramon Ricker is a highly versatile musician, leading a career as an educator, performer, author, composer, arranger and producer. Born in 1943, Ricker has a wealth of experience which has significantly advised all of his study books, including Jazz Studies on the Pentatonic Scales for Saxophone.
Ricker's Jazz Studies on the Pentatonic Scale for Saxophone begins by explaining in the preface the increased use of the pentatonic scale within jazz. His explanation of the scale in both French and English is enlightening and makes use of detailed examples. The exercises and studies in Jazz Studies on the Pentatonic Scale are essential to all aspiring, advanced saxophonists.