(Essential Elements 2000 Book 3)Tim Lautzenheiser, John Higgins, Charles Menghini, Paul Lavender, Tom C. Rhoades & Don Bierscheink - Hal Leonard Corporation
This practical book will help take your band to the next level! This can function as a follow-up book to the popular "Essential Elements" and "Essential Elements 2000" lesson books, but will also work well as a follow-up book for any band ready to go beyond the second level of study. Written in a key-centered approach, this collection offers scales, etudes and chorales in 9 major and relative minor keys which are ideal for ensemble or individual technique study. Special study sections on music reading skills, jazz style and improvisation, Rubank scales and arpeggios, as well as rhythm exercises make this book stand apart. The CD included with each student book contains recordings of professional soloists to help students develop a sense of good tone production. This is a pedagocially sound, practical addition to the curriculum of any developing band program!