About this book
Play Saxophone with Andy Firth is an innovative collection of pieces in jazz, popular, ragtime and Latin styles for intermediate-level saxophonists. Written by a leading saxophone performer and educator, these idiomatic pieces are designed to help students practise tricky fingerings, commonly-used melodic and scalic passages, as well as giving confidence to play in many different styles.
Each book comes with a CD featuring dazzling performances by the composer, together with backing tracks to play along with.
- Book 1: easy to intermediate level
- Book 2: intermediate to advanced level
About Andy Firth:
Andy Firth is not only one of the world’s finest clarinet and saxophone players, but is also a gifted composer and dedicated educator. He is equally at home in popular and classical music, and has performed with many of the world’s leading jazz and blues musicians.
Book 1 Contents:
- The Bullfrog Bounce
- Just 3-4 Now (AMEB Alto/Bari Saxophone Grade 2 List C)
- Shaken, Not Stirred (AMEB Alto/Bari Saxophone Grade 2 List C)
- Waltz for Sarah
- Latin Sunset (AMEB Alto/Bari Saxophone Grade 1 List C)
- Swing Holiday
- New Orleans Parade
- Swing Thing! (AMEB Alto/Bari Saxophone Grade 3 List C)
- Glass Slipper Waltz (AMEB Alto/Bari Saxophone Grade 1 List C)
- Teach Me to Mambo (AMEB Alto/Bari Saxophone Grade 4 List C)
- I’ll Be There
- Super Sleuth (AMEB Alto/Bari Saxophone Grade 4 List C)