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65 Jazz Etudes

  • 65 jazz etudes

  • Charlie Parker etudes

  • Bossa Nova etudes

  • Dixieland etudes

  • Standards etudes

  • Chet Baker transcription book

  • Chet Baker major & minor ii v i licks in all keys books

  • Jazz patterns

  • Bb, Eb & Concert pitch as well as bass clef!

  • Free backing tracks

  • Free demo recordings

The Etudes in this E-book are:
  • All of me

  • Ain't misbehavin'

  • Big Butter & Egg Man

  • I can’t give you anything but love

  • Just a closer walk with thee

  • Stardust

  • Struttin’ with some barbecue

  • The Sheik of Araby 

  • When the Saints go marching in 

  • When you’re smiling

  • After you've gone

  • At the jazz band ball

  • Basin street blues

  • Charleston

  • China boy

  • Crazy rhythm

  • I'm confessin' that I love you

  • I've got a feeling I'm falling

  • Indiana

  • It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing

  • It had to be you

  • King of the swinger – I wanna be like you!

  • Mame

  • Muskrat ramble

  • Pennies from heaven

  • Rose room

  • Shine

  • Singin' the blues

  • Someday you'll be sorry

  • Sweet Georgia brown

  •  A foggy day

  • Days of wine & roses

  • Honeysuckle rose

  • I've got rhythm

  • In a mellow tone

  • Just friends

  • My little suede shoes

  • My secret love

  • Out of nowhere

  • Perdido

  • Stompin' at the Savoy

  • Take the A train

  • The lady is a tramp

  • The more I see you

  • Why do I love you?

  • Corcovado

  • Desafinado

  • How insensitive

  • O grande amor

  • Once I loved

  • One note samba

  • So danco samba

  • The girl from Ipanema

  • Triste

  • Wave

  • Anthropology

  • Blues for Alice

  • Confirmation

  • Dewey square

  • Donna lee

  • Ko ko

  • Now's the time

  • Ornithology

  • Scrapple from the apple

  • Yardbird suite

What you'll receive:
  • 65 etudes in Bb pitch 

  • 65 etudes in Eb pitch 

  • 65 etudes in Concert pitch 

  • 65 etudes in Bass clef 

  • Chet Baler in Milan transcription book

  • Chet Baker - 10 Major and Minor licks in a ll keys

  • All backing tracks 

  • Many recorded etudes 

Amazing value! Fantastic practice resource!
Is this you?
  • Are you a frustrated jazz student who, when it comes to improvising, can't think or hear anything to play?

  • Are you getting bogged down practicing material that isn't helping you?

  • Is all the jazz sheet music out there too difficult? 

  • I have created a book that will help you develop jazz your vocabulary

  • We learn to improvise by internalising jazz vocabulary, approach notes, syncopation, enclosures, motifs...

  • The 10 progressive jazz etudes is full of great sounding jazz vocabulary. You will instantly sound authentic in your playing of the 10 jazz standards found in this pdf book

  • By practicing and internalising the music found within the etudes, you will gain confidence, technique, style and have great fun playing through each etude

'In a mellow tone' - taken from the
65 Jazz Etudes E-book



Principal Trumpet
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

'Hi Darren, I really love your book/books. I was a brass band nerd (still am I suppose) til I entered the RNCM aged 23. I did 10 years with the BBC Philharmonic then moved to Norway and the Bergen Philharmonic. I have been here for 20 years now combining the orchestra and playing lead trumpet with the Bergen big band. I also conduct bands and write my own music. The thing I like about your etudes is it allows me to be slightly freer in my improvisation. I usually find due to my “classical” background that I improvise ok-ish during rehearsals but when I get to the gig my ideas freeze up. This maybe due to not having enough jazz language to use. Without doubt your etudes are helping me cement a better awareness of the language.'

Trumpet player with the Halle Orchestra

"The études are exactly what I need to break the impasse and have the confidence to overcome years of "slavery to the dots". Darren has achieved so much by Intelligently applying himself to the task of understanding the language and developing his own talent. The études are a wealth of genuine standards from the "greats" across the genres. Darren's articulate presentation encourages you to persist and really achieve. See you at the other end.....

BBC | Alfred and Hal Leonard
Andrea Bocelli | Wayne Bergeron

'Darren’s material is fantastic . Well organised Etudes set to the great standards in comfortable ranges . In my experience as a jazz teacher, there is no better way to absorb the language than jazz etudes and Darren has done a wonderful job in doing this. In this time of social distancing, Darren has made practicing fun with great play alongs and a healthy amount of material. As a very experienced performer himself, his wealth of experience comes thru his etudes and online updates. I recommend these for all levels.'

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