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The Blues Scales, for Bassoon
  • The Blues Scales, for Bassoon

    by Alexandre Silvério


    Digital book + HD Video “The Blues Scale – A Guide to Practice and Improvise


    Book description: 


    Do you want to learn how to improvise jazz on bassoon? So, the best thing you can do is start learning the blues scales. And the reason for that is very simple: the blues is the biggest part of the jazz roots.


    In this book we will study the blues scale in several ways with multiple examples and exercises to control the use of the blues scale and to develop important concepts of jazz improvisation at the same time. 

    There are playback tracks included* for you to play along and have fun in addition to examples in HD quality videos. Enjoy! 


    117 pages

    * Playback tracks by Band in a Box




    Alexandre Silvério is one of the few bassoonists in the world who plays both Classical and Jazz. He is the principal bassoonist of the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (OSESP), but also a very committed jazz bassoonist. 

    In 1999, Alexandre was awarded a scholarship from the Vitae Institute to study at the “Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin”, with bassoon legend Klaus Thunemann. In 2002, he was accepted into the Berlin Philharmonic Academy.

    In Berlin, he played with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, where he also had the opportunity to work with some of the best musicians and conductors of our days, like Seiji Ozawa, André Previn, Mariss Jansons, Pierre Boulez, and others.

    In addition to playing with OSESP, Alexandre teaches at the prestigious “Academia de Música da Osesp” (Osesp Academy of Music), is part of CAMALEON BASSOONS and is part of a jazz group named after himself.

    • Available only for download

      Note: This is NOT a physical product, no matter whether you enter shipping information due to paypal's user interface or not, there is no physical product to ship. All files are contained in a large zip file which you will need to download to a computer with a good internet connection and then sync with your mobile device.

    • Video HD

      Format: MPEG -4

    • Audio Tracks

      Format: Audio MP3

    $49.00 Regular Price
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