This book is a collection of saxophone etudes composed by Chicago-based saxophonist Greg Fishman. Based on standard tunes, this book will give students at all levels a wealth of material to to practice and internalize.
This method is different, because it emphasizes the importance of musicianship from day one. The Yamaha Advantage contains exercises specifically designed to teach students how to play with correct note lengths, line direction and proper phrasing using the greatest music ever written.
Hip Licks for Saxophone is designed to help saxophonists develop fluency in the jazz language by providing mainstream jazz vocabulary (swing/bop/post-bop) that nails the changes and lays great on the horn. Think of Hip Licks for Saxophone as a musical reference book, like a dictionary of great licks in all twelve keys, available when you need it. You can open the book to any page and just start playing.