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Alto Sax Sheet Music -Help!!

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posted on May, 25 2008 @ 08:26 AM
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Hi all,

Got myself an alto sax a year ago now, need to get some sheet music. Any one know where i can get some sheet music for jazz classics like 'summertime' by George Gershwin, Cannonball Adderley etc?

Thanks




posted on May, 25 2008 @ 08:41 AM
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Try a music store for a song book for either sax or piano. You should be able to play the piano score, treble clef.

Often you can find a book that has a collection of songs like those you requested.

If you mean on the 'Net, just google for sheet music, I s'pose.

*('Summertime' came up as the first image in a search for 'Gershwin sheet music')

I used to play clarinet, until my wife gave it away. No idea where it is now.




[edit on 25-5-2008 by Badge01]



posted on May, 25 2008 @ 11:10 AM
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hey there


Great you have an Alto sax, Im also a player


Best bet is to ask in music shops, If they dont have it there will know someone who does so they may be able to get hold of it for you,
Try some free online sites aswell,



posted on May, 25 2008 @ 11:53 AM
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Here ya go...

google is your friend!!!

www.8notes.com...
www.brixtonpublications.com...
www.free-scores.com...

or you can find out what the pentatonic scale is, in every key and never have to worry about music again because you will be able to improvise over almost any song that's been written in the last 100 years.





[edit on 25-5-2008 by whaaa]



posted on May, 26 2008 @ 07:03 AM
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Thanks for the replies, though still havent been able to find any Jazz songs that i like online. Have to check out some music shops soon...

BTW does any one know how often to get the sax serviced or when to tell? Mines about a year old?



posted on May, 26 2008 @ 01:42 PM
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Originally posted by q_ball
BTW does any one know how often to get the sax serviced or when to tell?


Basically,when your cat starts catching mice to stuff in it's ears and your neighbours have stopped talking to you for some unknown reason..

Sax rocks..



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