Technique of the Saxophone, Volume 3

Rhythm Studies

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  • Suggested Retail Price: $19.95
  • Format: Book
  • Pages: 128
  • Dimensions: 9 x 12
  • ISBN: 0-7935-5428-4
  • SKU: 50449840
  • Publication Date: July 24, 2002

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A highly effective and comprehensive workshop for developing complete technical and musical skills on the saxophone.

Volume Three: Rhythm Studies This Berklee Workshop features innovative exercises and solos that will help you learn melody, harmony, rhythm, and improvisation techniques for the saxophone. Once you’ve completed the studies and exercises in Volumes 1 and 2, this volume offers more advanced study of saxophone technique.

An awareness of rhythmic notation and rhythmic interpretation are essential in developing reading skills.

Features include:

  • Syncopated rhythms and unconventional rhythmic notation to challenge the strongest of readers
  • Double-time exercises in a variety of meters
  • 15 etudes incorporating all of the rhythmic concepts presented

The Berklee Saxophone Workshop Series, complete with specific performance tools, will certainly hone your technique, providing a solid foundation for learning to improvise and helping you to express your musical ideas with confidence.


Joseph Viola

Joseph Viola was the founding chair of the Berklee College of Music Woodwind Department, a master woodwind player, and teacher…