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The Piece, composition for alto saxophone and piano is finished. I drafted this one a long time ago, and it was sitting unfinished until recently. This is a short composition, lasting only about two minutes, and is quite simple formally. Partly it is influenced by John Coltrane harmony, but it is intended to be approached in a classical style by legit players. This piece would be a nice addition to any classical saxophone player’s repertoire.
I would like to thank Tomislav Žužak, saxophone professor at Zagreb Music Academy, for useful suggestions on dynamics and articulations, and also distinguished Croatian pianist Mia Elezović, for checking out the piano part. Continue reading
Joe Allard, saxophone master, playing principles and pedagogy.
About great Joe Allard and his woodwind (clarinet and saxophone) playing principles and pedagogy. He was a professor of saxophone and clarinet at The Juilliard School (1956-1984), Manhattan School of Music (1970-1987), New England Conservatory of Music (1970-1987), Mannes School of Music (1971-1976). Continue reading
For sale Yamaha YAS-61 (Purple Logo, No. 011xxx) alto saxophone, used but recently repaded and tuned, some lacquer wear (see pics). This Yamaha YAS-61 Purple Logo is gig ready and no need for any additional investments, it plays with punchy modern sound on the brighter side. This is first generation of Yamaha professional saxophones from the seventies. Comes with original case without mouthpiece. Continue reading
Funk Habit by Funk Elastic, this is a jazz-funk and jazz-fusion groove, featuring electric guitar and tenor saxophone solos. This tune features Damir Šomen, one of the best Croatian session drummers and Jernej Bervar, a guitar player from Slovenia, currently residing in New York.
Funk Habit jazz-funk by Funk Elastic is available for streaming and download at the online services, check out the most popular at Zivaldo Music. Continue reading
Bluesby by Funk Elastic, this is jazz-funk blues, featuring electric piano, alto saxophone and electric guitar solos. The flute, alto saxophone and trombone play the theme in a simple arrangement.
Bluesby jazz-funk blues by Funk Elastic is available for streaming and download at the online services, check out the most popular at Zivaldo Music. Continue reading
As I relaunched the Funk Elastic project with new music last year, after ten years of inactivity, we released three instrumental singles in 2020. This relaunch was greatly catalyzed by lack of live gigs and work with other bands, due to the Covid-19 virus. In 2021 we are planning to release four new singles, three more instrumentals Continue reading
Sambite by Funk Elastic, this is jazz samba groove and percussions on top of it, with piano and tenor saxophone solos it gets a nice Latin jazz vibe. It has a simple flow without any breaks, and apart from some strings background, there is not much arranging involved.
Sambite samba by Funk Elastic is available for streaming and download at the online services, check out the most popular at Zivaldo Music. Continue reading
Chick Corea Freedom Band – Straight No Chaser – Jazz in Marciac 2010 Live
Kenny Garrett alto saxophone solo transcription on Straight No Chaser (Thelonious Monk) with Chick Corea Freedom Band (Chick Corea, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Kenny Garrett and Roy Hargrove – guest) at Jazz in Marciac 2010.
The eflat version of the transcription is available at transcriptions page.
Keep practicing and have fun! Continue reading