The Sax & Brass Book

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Hal Leonard Corporation, Jun 1, 2003 - Music - 120 pages
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The Sex & Brass Book presents a fresh and exciting view of jazz and pop by blending together the stories of the music, the musicians and their musical instruments into a new and stimulating whole. Great names from the past - from Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis and Charlie Parker to John Coltrane - lead on to modern jazz as well as a look at rock, funk, ska, soul and country ... in fact virtually any popular music with saxophones, trumpets or trombones. As well as this fascinating story, The Sax & Brass Book offers a unique photographic collection of fine and rare musical instruments and printed memorabilia, and a detailed directory of instrument makers.
 

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INTRODUCTION
9
JAZZ TRUMPET AND TROMBONE by Brian Priestley
1892
JAZZ SAXOPHONE by Dave Gelly
1914
POP SAXOPHONE AND BRASS by Paul Trynka
1950
THE SAX BRASS DIRECTORY by Tony Bacon
1969
INDEX
8
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
13
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