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10 Progressive Jazz Etudes - Vol 1

10 Etudes with 3 progressive choruses each -

  • Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced Intermediate

  • ​​3 different tempo backing tracks for each tune

  • ​Bb pitch - Concert pitch - Eb pitch - Bass clef

  • ​Demo recording of every etude - All FREE to download

"The études are exactly what I need to break the impasse and have the confidence to overcome years of "slavery to the dots".  
Ken Brown - Trumpet | Halle Orchestra