Andrew D. Gordon - Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves for Eb (Alto) Sax
Andrew D Gordon Ultra Smooth Jazz Grooves for Eb (Alto) Sax PDF. Internationally renowned authors, musicians and recording artists, Frank Villafranca and Andrew D. Gordon of The Super Groovers have composed a collection of grooves and melodies in the Smooth Jazz Genre creating an exciting supplemental jazz study series for beginner, intermediate and advanced jazz students and musicians.
The smooth jazz grooves in this 48 page book feature a variety of contemporary rhythm section styles including R&B, Jazz, Funk, Top 40, Rock, Gospel, Hip Hop and Latin. These stylistic influences are frequently associated with smooth jazz. Popular artists in this genre include, The Super Groovers, Eric Marienthal, Kenny G, Dave Koz, Wilton Felder, George Benson, Peter White, Lee Ritenour, Earl Klugh, Larry Carlton, Pat Metheny, Four Play, The Yellow Jackets and many more.
On each of the 20 tracks, the groove is separated into 3 melodic ideas. Each melodic idea (example or riff) is played first, by the saxophone with the groove, followed by just the rhythm section groove, without sax. The 1st example is usually the easiest, the 2nd slightly harder and the 3rd the most difficult.
Versions for each groove are available separately as midi files or extended MP3 files where the rhythm tracks for each groove are recorded for approximately 2 minutes.
Format: PDF + CD Audio tracks (Mp3). 50 pages