The Art of Saxophone Playing

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According to Larry Teal, the best method of learning to play the saxophone is to study with a competent teacher. Teal's studies were mostly of instruments other than the saxophone, but as a student at a Chautauqua summer session, he came under the influence of Georges Barr?re, the eminent French flutist. He played bass clarinet with the Detroit Symphony, but he continued to be absorbed by the saxophone. As a result of his acquired expertise and growing reputation, he was appointed to a full-time faculty position...
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Overview


According to Larry Teal, the best method of learning to play the saxophone is to study with a competent teacher. Teal's studies were mostly of instruments other than the saxophone, but as a student at a Chautauqua summer session, he came under the influence of Georges Barr?re, the eminent French flutist. He played bass clarinet with the Detroit Symphony, but he continued to be absorbed by the saxophone. As a result of his acquired expertise and growing reputation, he was appointed to a full-time faculty position as a saxophone teacher by the University of Michigan -- the first ever to receive such an appointment from a major university. During his 21-year tenure, he attracted students from all over, thus exerting an ever widening influence on saxophone teaching and performing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874870572
  • Publisher: Warner Brothers Publications
  • Publication date: 11/1/1994
  • Series: Art of Series
  • Pages: 116
  • Sales rank: 370,517
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2003

    If your a beginner or need a refresher This is the Book.

    This book has a lot of information on Technique,Proper Form,Ect. If you just want to know fingerings this book has it. I picked up a copy at my Public Library,but now I'm considering buying this book.Still,I recommend a music teacher in lieu.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2000

    Ever wanted to play like Charlie Parker?

    I've started playing the sax for only 2 years, but after reading this book I felt like if I could play side by side w/ Charlie Parker.

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