Globetrotters brings together twelve toe-tapping original tunes in styles from around the world-from Arabic to Chinese and from klezmer to the Cuban cha-cha-cha- for the budding saxophonist. This unique book presents a kaleidoscope of musical traditions, with supporting background information and backing tracks that capture each sound-world. To help with technique and interpretation, every piece includes tailored warm-ups and stylistic tips from the authors.
With options for saxophone or piano accompaniment, and an inspirational CD, Globetrotters is the ultimate resource for aspiring musicians looking to go travellin' ...
Ros Stephen is a violinist, composer and teacher based in London. She has performed on BBC television and radio, in West End Theatre and at leading concert venues and theatres in the UK and Europe. She leads the Sigamos String Quartet, with whom she has recorded several critically acclaimed albums, and she recently co-created the musical score to the hit West End show 'Midnight Tango'. Ros is also a committed teacher, and enjoys working with students of all ages and experience. Her first book in the Globetrotters series, Violin Globetrotters, was published to popular and critical acclaim, receiving the award for Best Education Publication at the 2011 Music Industries Association Awards. Ros has since written Globetrotters books for cello, flute, clarinet, and B flat and E flat saxophones. Several Globetrotters pieces have been included in the ABRSM exam syllabus. Melanie Henry studied saxophone, clarinet, and flute at the Royal Academy of Music. She performs worldwide with many orchestras, chamber ensembles, and theatre productions. She is also busy as a workshop leader in education outreach projects. Melanie is Professor of Saxophone and Associated Doubling Skills at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
Guanabara Bay ; Greenmarket Square ; A Nacht in Nyu York ; Havana Cha-cha-cha ; Cairo Cradle Song ; Bourbon Street Stomp ; Shanghai Rickshaw Ride ; Bulgarian Gallop ; Acropolis Dance ; Roda de Choro ; Breton Mariner's Song ; Transylvanian Stick Dance