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Andy Hampton's saxophone basics : a method for individual and group learning : teacher's book with saxophone and piano accompaniments (tenor saxophone).
Hampton, Andy.
imprint
London : Faber Music, c2001.
description
1 score (64 p.) ; 31 cm.
ISBN
0571529739
format(s)
Score
Holdings
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
Saxophone Basics is a landmark method by one of the leading figures in saxophone education. It starts at absolute beginner level and progresses to about elementary level (Grade 2). There are 22 stages and each section includes a wonderful variety of concert pieces from the great composers, traditional tunes and fun, original exercises, 'finger gyms' and 'warm ups' to help establish a sound technique, 'fact files' and 'quizzes' to teach notation and general musicianship, helpful, clear 'fingering charts' and 'rhythm boxes' and great illustration. This tenor saxophone teacher's book offers tips on how to approach new techniques and motivate young players. This book would be particularly helpful for teachers who are not saxophone specialists.

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