The Classic John Klemmer Songbook by John Klemmer. For Saxophone. Instrumental Folio. Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion, New Age and Play Along. Difficulty: medium. Instrumental solo book and accompaniment CD. Standard notation, chord names, introductory text, black & white photos and discography. 37 pages. Published by Centerstream Publications (HL.280).
ISBN 157424101X. With standard notation, chord names, introductory text, black & white photos and discography. Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion, New Age and Play Along. 9×12 inches.
A true music innovator, composer and saxophonist John Klemmer is credited with paving the way for the smooth jazz and new age genres. This unique book/CD pack contains Klemmer’s actual recorded tunes from his hit MCA records Touch and Barefoot Ballet. Following the recorded versions are complete rhythm tracks for soloing and improvising. Songs include: Body Pulse, Forest Child, Waterwheels and more, in both concert key for all instruments, and in Bb for saxophone. Includes spoken introductions by Klemmer, a biography, and a foreword by Rheuben Allen, owner of LA’s famous Sax Shop.
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