Level Three: Jazz Etudes for Saxophone
Currently the jazz saxophone instructor at Emory University in Atlanta, Randy Hunter has been a professional musician and private saxophone instructor for more than twenty-five years. He authors a series of instructional jazz etude, duet, and combo books entitled 'Complete Jazz Styles.' Books from this series have been endorsed by a large number of well-known jazz musicians and educators including, Jerry Bergonzi, Joe Lovano, Randy Brecker, John Fedchock, Mark Colby, and Bobby Shew. Below are endorsements of the 'Level Three' book. "Randy's Jazz Etudes for Saxophone are tailor made for the musician who wants to read & study great accessible jazz melodies that are totally in the tradition of jazz. The are fun and great for the ear." Jerry Bergonzi-Internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author & educator 'It's always great to find refreshing material that adds variety and challenge to your jazz consciousness. Randy Hunter's Jazz Etudes for Saxophone (Level 3)provides a wealth of informative examples and well-crafted contrafactual musical compositions to use with or without the enclosed play-along CD. The material is systematically organized and easy to follow. This will be a welcome addition to my studio library.' Director of Jazz Studies/Professor of Saxophone University of Maryland School of Music Selmer Saxophones and D'Addario/Rico Reed Artist Clinician 'The Level Three book of Jazz Etudes for Saxophone by Randy Hunter is a great addition to any students' library and will surely help with reading and phrasing jazz rhythms and phrases. I gladly give it my highest recommendation.' Dr. Bruce Eskovitz "Randy Hunter has developed a very smart study series here. The book & etudes are very user friendly. He has solved a problem with other duet books by providing Bb & Eb parts that are compatible. Check 'em out!" Claire Daly Renowned jazz instructor & performer Teacher at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Middle School Jazz Academy Litchfield Jazz Camp Staff Five time winner of the Downbeat Critic's Poll 'Talent Deserving Wider Recognition'