Jazz Etudes and Duets

Here are ten exciting and advanced etudes based mostly on jazz standards, specifically focused on fast jazz soloing. Two are written as duets for two players. The book is available for all instruments and vocalists (C, Bb, Eb, bass clef and horn in F)

An audio download link is included (replaces CDs). The audio contains demonstrations of the etudes played by Bob, and also rhythm section accompaniment for each of the etudes at three different tempos for practice.

The duets include extra tracks to practice with while hearing the other part in the duet.

Digital edition: $19.95

Coil-bound edition: $29.95

Choose your coil-bound printed edition/instrument

Hear Bob and Arturo Sandoval play duet 'When We're Alone'.

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Click to enlarge the trumpet page

Hear Bob play the etude 'Look at Me'.

Click to enlarge page 1 of Look At Me in C
Click to enlarge page 1 of Convoy in bass clef

Frequently asked questions

What skill level are these written for?

These etudes and duets are written for more advanced players, yet each piece can be played with the audio tracks at three tempos: slow, medium, and fast. 

How do I access the audio tracks?

These audio tracks were originally provided using two CDs. The tracks are now digital downloads which you can place on your own device for easy access. You will receive a download link for the audio files immediately after your purchase of the book.

The parts reference CD tracks but the track numbers correspond to the digital track numbers. 

How do I play these as you did with Arturo when one player is on one instrument (key) and the other instrument is in another key
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The book is available in different transpositions. If you play trombone and you want to play the etudes and duets with a trumpet player (or an instrument in a different clef/transposition), then you will need to purchase an additional copy for that transposition. In the video, Arturo is reading from the Bb Instrument version and I am reading from the Bass Clef version of the book.)

Digital edition: $19.95

Coil-bound edition: $29.95

(Coil-bound allows this large 9″ by 12″ book to lay flat on the music stand.)

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