How to Play Lead Alto Saxophone in a Big Band
Improvisation is at the heart of Jazz, but knowing how to play stylistically correct in a large Jazz ensemble is also a necessity. How to Play Lead Alto Saxophone in a Big Band offers tips, suggestions, examples, and a play along CD to help you put it all together. The repertoire covers many jazz styles from Basie to Latin and African-influenced music, to ECM and contemporary jazz (the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Bob Brookmeyer, etc.).