The Blues Scales,
by Alexandre Silvério
Digital book + HD Video “The Blues Scale – A Guide to Practice and Improvise
It is very important for the jazz player to be knowledgeable of the blues scale.
In this book, you will find several examples and exercises to control the use of the blues scale and to develop important concepts of jazz improvisation at the same time.
There are playback tracks included* for you to play along and have fun in addition to examples in HD quality videos. Enjoy!
* Playback tracks by Band in a Box
Release date: January 19th, 2018
Update: February 8th, 2022
About the author.
Alexandre Silvério is one of the few bassoonists in the world who plays both Classical and Jazz. He is the principal bassoonist of the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (OSESP), but also a very committed jazz bassoonist.
In 1999, Alexandre was awarded a scholarship from the Vitae Institute to study at the “Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin”, with bassoon legend Klaus Thunemann. In 2002, he was accepted into the Berlin Philharmonic Academy.
In Berlin, he played with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, where he also had the opportunity to work with some of the best musicians and conductors of our days, like Seiji Ozawa, André Previn, Mariss Jansons, Pierre Boulez, and others.
In addition to playing with OSESP, Alexandre teaches at the prestigious “Academia de Música da Osesp” (Osesp Academy of Music), is part of CAMALEON BASSOONS and is part of a jazz group named after himself.