This exciting new edition offers all the benefits of the previous editions, combined with a fresh, new jazz-friendly approach.
The selection of music is now even wider and more engaging - including pop and jazz standards as well as great new jazz pieces, written specially for the early stages of learning.
The careful rhythmic grading now includes an early introduction to swing, alongside opportunities to improvise and to develop the full expressive range of the instrument.
Teaching notes are kept concise - no text can replace a good teacher.
The fingering diagrams show the keys used for the notes in the book and an additional diagram of the instrument and its keys is provided at the back of the book.
Scales for the Associated Board grades 1-3 are given at the back of the book.
This edition includes two CD's of performance and backing tracks. All the solos are demonstrated on alto saxophone.