JanFeb 2007 , Volume 31, No. 3
Thom Mason, Jeremy Justeson, Sonya Jason
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by David Pope
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A Conversation With Joe, Part I
by Paul Haar
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"The Devil's Horn: The Story of The Saxophone by Michael Segell"
"Jazz Saxophone Duets by Greg Fishman"
The Sax Doctor
by Emilio Lyons
"Removing Varitone Reminents From A Saxophone"
"How To Repair A Crack In A Wood Clarinet Barrel Joint"
"Maintaining Pads On The Larger Bass Saxophone"
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Bob Johnson And The Funkdawgs Play-Along CD
by Bob Johnson
Click here for Eb sheet music parts for this CD (a PDF file).
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Don McGinnis (bass) – Axle Grease
Tad Parker (drums) – Axle Grease, New Moon
It is my great pleasure to present this play-along CD for Saxophone Journal. My band, The Funkdawgs, has a unique twist however, in that all the recording for this play-along was done via the Internet and no two musicians were in the same room at the same time. This collection of tunes is intended to give any level of player, from beginner to advanced, the opportunity to concentrate on their sense of timing and groove. By keeping the tunes in relatively easy keys and using pretty straight ahead chord changes, any saxophonist can have some fun playing with a dynamite rhythm section.
EASY FUNK AND BLUES
CD Tracks 2-7 Full Performance
CD Tracks 9-14 Play-Along
2. New Moon
4. Mr. Moto’s Day Off
5. At the Bistro
6. Axle Grease
7. The Iguana
8. Tuning Notes (B flat, E flat)
9. New Moon
11. Mr. Moto’s Day Off
12. At the Bistro
13. Axle Grease
14. The Iguana