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L'Art de Jouer du Saxophone (The Art of Saxophon Playing) de Larry Teal, le "P?re" de l'?cole am?ricaine du saxophone, est d?sormais disponible en fran?ais! Il est rest?, de sa parution en 1963 jusqu'? nos jours, le livre de r?f?rence en mati?re d'apprentissage du saxophone dans le monde anglo-saxon et est qualifi? de "must have" par la plupart des ressources du saxophone sur le web. Il contient un ensemble pr?cieux d'informations et de m?thodes tr?s utiles pour toute personne qui d?sire apprendre ? jouer du saxophone, pour tout saxophoniste souhaitant approfondir ses connaissances ou corriger d'?ventuels d?fauts, et pour tout professeur de saxophone comme base de travail et d'enseignement.
[According to Larry Teal, the best method of learning to play the saxophone is to study with a competent teacher. Teal's studies were mostly of instruments other than the saxophone, but as a student at a Chautauqua summer session, he came under the influence of Georges Barr?re, the eminent French flutist. He played bass clarinet with the Detroit Symphony, but he continued to be absorbed by the saxophone. As a result of his acquired expertise and growing reputation, he was appointed to a full-time faculty position as a saxophone teacher by the University of Michigan -- the first ever to receive such an appointment from a major university. During his 21-year tenure, he attracted students from all over, thus exerting an ever widening influence on saxophone teaching and performing.]