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Master Lessons for the Creative Musician by Bruce Mishkit

Master Lessons for the Creative Musician by Bruce MishkitBruce Mishkit – Master Lessons for the Creative Musician

This is a short review of the Bruce MishkitMaster Lessons For The Creative Musician (Published 2005). This book was originally published by Warner Bros. Publications in 1994, as Sax/Flute Lessons with the Greats. The book includes an audio CD with lesson examples.
As I remember, I read excerpts from this book back in the nineties in Saxophone Journal published by Dorn Pub., and I wished to buy it back then. Finally I bought it a couple of years ago directly from Bruce.

After a short foreword, the book is divided in seven chapters: Ernie Watts, Lenny Picket, Hubert Laws, Paquito D’Rivera, David Liebman, Joe Lovano Continue reading

Ernie Watts and Colleagues in Zagreb

Ernie Watts and colleagues in Zagreb after the workshop.

Ernie Watts, Jimmy Mosher & Joshua Redman – Solos

Ernie Watts tenor saxophone solo transcription on Always Say Goodbye (Charlie Haden) from Charlie Haden Quartet WestAlways Say Goodbye (Gitanes), Jimmy Mosher alto saxophone solo transcription on Keep The Customer Satisfied (Simon & Garfunkel) from Keep The Customer SatisfiedBuddy Rich Big Band (Liberty/Pacific Jazz) and Joshua Redman tenor saxophone transcription solo on Killer Joe (Benny Golson) from Quincy JonesQ’s Jook Joint (Qwest). The transcriptions are available at transcriptions page. Keep practicing and have fun!
Keep The Customer Satisfied – Buddy Rich Always Say Goodbye – Ernie WattsQ’s Jook Joint - Quincy Jones