by Harry Miedema
After 3 decades, the alto saxophonists Bible is back!!! Harry's legendary treatise on jazz alto includes transcribed solos of over 100 players (19 early period, 28 swing era, 60 bop to fusion era.) A musical HISTORY of jazz alto saxophone. Many players are represented with more than 1 solo. Some of the artists included are Don Redman, Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Budd Johnson, Willie Smith, Earl Bostic, Jimmy Dorsey, Stomp Evans, Woody Herman, Louis Jordon, Don Pasquall, Jerome Richardson, Buster Smith, Cannonball Aderley, Gary Bartz, Buddy Collette, Sonny Criss, Paul Desmond, Lou Donaldson, Sonny Fortune, Herb Geller, Bunky Green, Paul Horn, John Laporta, Charlie Mariano, Jackie Mclean, Charles McPherson, James Moody, Ted Nash, Fathead Newman, Oliver Nelson, Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Parker, Art Pepper, Sonny Red, Dave Sanborn, Bud Shank, Sonny Stitt, Frank Strozier, Eddie Vinson, Ernie Watts, Phil Woods, Pete Yellin, and many more!