Publications

Current Publications

Some for sale and some for free!

Conga Rhythms
A Collection of Conga Rhythms

Collected by Ralph Martin

Collection of Conga Rhythms has a large selection of rhythms for congas from around the world. Included in this collection are some basic rhythms that can be used in almost any situation and help with hand technique and co-ordination. Latin rhythms, such as Samba, Clave, Mambo, and others are also shown. You will find Afro-Latin rhythms such as Bamba, Guaguanco, and Mozambique. West African rhythms Toro, Funga, Kakilambe, Lamba are also included. A selection of Middle Eastern rhythms shown such as Maqsum, Ayub, Baladi and others. There are a few Universal breaks or endings shown. There were some common rhythms taken from a drum machine to show how drum machine manufacturers view various rhythms. There is a section on how to experiment with a rhythm to come up with new variations. Lastly, you will find a conga drum history and suggestions on how to play congas. You will not find all this valuable information in one place anywhere else! Please click on the link below to purchase the book.


SJBD
Selected jazzified Bach Duets Complete

Can be used for treble clef insrtuments

Selected Jazzified Bach Duets Complete is a collection of JS Bach piano inventions adapted to jazz for C, Bb and Eb instruments and Alto Sax/Tenor Sax instruments. Suggested for intermediate to advanced students. Great supplement to standard lesson books.. Arranged by Ralph Martin

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Major Scales
Major Scales and Triads for Saxophone

Can be used for most treble clef instruments

Scales and triad are used in almost every form of music. Here is a practical method to study, learn and practice all major scales and major triads.

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Exercises for Improvisation
Exercises for Improvisation

Chord exercises

This book has exercises for almost any melodic instrument using two of the most universal and basic chord patterns; the IIm7 – V7 and the Imaj7 - VIm7 – IIm7 – V7 chords. These chord patterns will greatly enhance any musician’s improvisation ability. The book contains chord progressions, patterns and exercises. Dedicated and diligent use of the exercises will increase playing and improvising technique, confidence and ability.

FREE!

Practice Regiment
Practice Regimen

For Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced students

Musicians from beginners to professionals have always struggled with what to practice on a regular basis. Well, the struggle is over.

We have put together in three different books, according to the various stages of development of a musician, the techniques, scales, chords etc. that make up the tools for playing music.

No matter what style of music you strive to play these simple tools are a requirement for every musician. They are presented in an easy to understand format. They show you how to practice and what to practice on a day by day basis. So that every thirteen sessions you start and another level.

Practicing music is hard enough without wondering if you are practicing the right thing. this book is specially dedicated to help you get the most out of your practice time by learning how and what to practice in each practice session. Increase your playing ability smoothly and consistently. Learn about a great way to warm up with long tones to improve your sound. Learn major and minor scales, modes, and other scales. Learn to play intervals on various scales. Learn your triads, various seventh (7th) chords and much more! These books was specifically written for the dedicated musician.

You will not find all this valuable information in one place any where else!

There are three books in the series. They are now FREE! Download here.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced

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Combo Charts

Payable by PayPal Only $15USD each

These Charts are arranged for a Lead Instrument C, Eb, Bb and a Rhythm Section with Guitar, Piano, Bass and Drum Set. Score and individual parts included! These are not transcription charts, but real arrangements for live performances! Most have been tested under actual live performances. All charts are sure to please both the performers and the audience!

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Charts for Saxophone Quartet

Absolutely Free!

Saxophone Quartets in PDF format

(with optional Rhythm Section on most charts)

Arranged by Ralph Martin

We know how hard it is to start a Saxophone Quartet and get new music, so we are offering some of our arrangements for FREE!

All we ask is that you give Ralph Martin credit if you use any of these arrangements for public performance or recording (of any kind). Also please give us feedback on the arrangements. We would be glad to hear any comments and answer any questions. Just click on the email icon at the bottom of the page. If you wish to record any arrangements please send an email stating your intent to record with as much pertinent information as possible.

We also ask that you not to post the files anywhere on the internet, but you may provide links to my web site. Please just send us a email note where you are posting the link.

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CHRISTMAS MUSIC in PDF format

for Saxophone Quartets in PDF format

Arranged by Ralph Martin

We know how hard it is to find decent Christmas Music for a Saxophone Quartet, so we are offering some of our arrangements for FREE!

Same as our other arrangements; all we ask is that you give Ralph Martin credit if you use any of these arrangements for public performance or recording (of any kind). Also please give us feedback on the arrangements. We would be glad to hear any comments and answer any questions. Just click on the email icon at the bottom of the page or email us at RyuzaProductions@Ryuza.com. If you wish to record any arrangements please send an email stating your intent to record with as much pertinent information as possible.

We also ask that you not to post the files anywhere on the internet, but you may provide links to my web site. Please just send us a email note where you are posting the link. These arrangements are hours of work and dedication; please follow these simple rules so that we can create more and not get ripped off.

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Amazing Grace

Angels We Have Heard On High

Carol Of The Bells

Christmas Time Is Here

God Rest, Ye Merry Gentlemen

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

I'll Be Home For Christmas

Nutcracker Suite - March

O Come O Come Emmanuel

O Come, All Ye Faithful

Santa Baby

Sleigh Ride

We Wish You A Merry Christmas