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Music Of Bob Mintzer: Solo Transcriptions And Preforming Artist Master Class CDItem #: WB.0479B
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Jazz Method Books. 88 pages. Published by Warner Brothers. (WB.0479B)
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The brilliant tenor saxophonist, Bob Mintzer, is a world-renowned composer, arranger, leader of his own big band, jazz quartet and a member of the contemporary group the Yellowjackets. He has chosen twelve original compositions from his big band, quartet and Yellowjackets CD recordings for his book which includes a Performing Artist Master Class CD. This is a great way to learn about his music and techniques for composition and improvisation. The Performing Artist Master Class CD includes excerpts of Bob's transcribed solo recordings, instrumental examples/demonstrations plus discussion of the following topics: Blues/rhythm changes, playing in time, compositional process w/piano, motive development, use of space and pacing your solos, soloing w/drums, harmonic tension and Latin considerations. Features: 12 condensed score leadsheets in concert key, 12 transcribed solos, transcription opportunity for you to transcribe Bob Mintzer's blues solo, performing artist master class CD and a discography/biography.