Product Description by our Music Experts
Take the Lead Bumper Book for Alto Saxophone lets you become the star solo player for 20 hit songs from a diverse range of genres, including pop, TV themes, classical, shows, and jazz classics, with full backing CDs!
Diverse range of hit songs
There is a large collection of hit songs old and new in the Take the Lead Bumper Book, especially arranged for solo saxophone (grade 2-4 standard) with full backing tracks. There is a truly diverse range of styles, including: ‘Angels’ (Robbie Williams), ‘I’ll Be There for You’ (Theme from Friends), ‘Summertime’ (Gershwin), ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ (Tchaikovsky), ‘Everybody Needs Somebody to Love’ (The Blues Brothers), ‘My Heart Will Go On’ (Celine Dion), ‘Star Wars’ (Main Theme), and ‘Summer Nights’ (from Grease). The music in Take the Lead Bumper Book Alto Saxophone is also marked with dynamics, articulation, performance directions, some metronome markings and chord symbols so you could even improvise around the melodies if you wish – or get your friends to play the chords on their guitar along with you!
Play solo or with friends!
2 CD’s come with Take the Lead Bumper Book for Alto Saxophone; CD 1 has full backing tracks for you to play along to, and CD 2 has demonstration performances of all the tracks to help you learn the music. This book is also part of the fully integrated Take The Lead series, meaning you can play along with friends using other editions; woodwind, brass and string instruments.