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4 January 2021

Press release by Schott Music

The Essence of Bebop – Flute

10 great studies in the style and language of bebop

Jim Snidero / Anders Bostrom (soloist)


  • Flute studies and methods to help you master bebop
  • Play-along online audio file performed by soloist Anders Bostrom
  • For intermediate to advanced-level flautists


The Essence of Bebop is the new series by critically acclaimed New York saxophonist Jim Snidero. The Essence of Bebop reveals the heart and soul of this groundbreaking jazz style and is the first real “manual” for mastering bebop.

The 10 enjoyable-to-play studies are inspired by Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and many more, offering a unique basis for study and analysis. Historical insights as well as recommended listening and reading make this edition an indispensable part of jazz education.

The soloist Anders Bostrom is known, among other things, as a versatile flutist in numerous Broadway productions.