Eugene Rousseau: Saxophone artistry in performance and pedagogy
Saxophone artistry in performance and pedagogy
Eugene Rousseau is one of the most influential saxophonists of today. In this new book he shares the knowledge gained through a long career as performer and teacher. He covers such topics as the proper use of the air, embouchure, reed adjustments, articulation and hand position. He discusses how the mouthpiece and ligature, instrument construction and pads affect the tone and intonation. Exercises and special fingerings are also included.
This book is an important resource for all saxophone performers and teachers. It includes 70 pages with 25 full colored pictures as well as several hand-drawn diagrams to aid in the explanations.