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Steve John B

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Any suggestions for an easy book of standards. I play alto but am very much at the beginner stage. It would be nice to practice some tunes I like (not that I've got anything against "On top of old smokey" but you know what I mean ;})

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A free web resource would be even better!
 
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Hi Steve,check out wikifonia.org.;}

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Have you looked at the "100 graded alto sax solos" books? They have pieces graded 1, 2 or 3 stars.
The 1 star pieces are really easy, but are still real tunes, and they are all recognisable pieces.
I can play many of the 2 star pieces, but still struggle with some of the 3 star pieces - so it's a good investment for years to come.
 
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Have a look at Hal Leonard book of ballads, real slow tunes most of them and you you have oarts where you can improvise over them.
 

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