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Jazz Guitar Icons Jazz Guitar Icons (An In-Depth Look at the Styles of 25 Masters)
Wolf Marshall - Hal Leonard Corporation

Follow the "fretprints" of the most influential jazz guitar icons from the last 100 years with this detailed overview of the genre's key players. Written by acclaimed guitar aficionado Wolf Marshall, this... view details
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The Jazz Harmony Book The Jazz Harmony Book
David Berkman - Sher Music Company

Beginning with the most basic harmonic situations and progressing to contemporary jazz harmony, this book shows how to uncover and determine the best choices for chords to accompany any melody. Topics... view details

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Jazz Pedagogy Jazz Pedagogy
J. Richard Dunscomb and Willie Hill - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

A comprehensive guide that opens the doors to the world of jazz education. Written by internationally recognized and successful jazz educators experienced at teaching jazz to elementary, middle school, high... view details
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Jazz Theory Book Jazz Theory Book
Mark Levine - Sher Music Company

Over 500 pages of text and over 750 musical examples. Written in the language of the working jazz musician, this book is easy to read and user-friendly. At the same time, it is the most comprehensive study... view details

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Jazz: a History of America's Music Jazz: a History of America's Music
Ken Burns/Ward - Random House LLC

This exciting companion book to the ten-part TV series "Jazz" by Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward will be treasured by both jazz musicians and jazz enthusiasts alike!  The story of the birth of this American art... view details
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The Jazzer's Cookbook The Jazzer's Cookbook (Creative Recipes for Players and Teachers)
Various Authors - Meredith Music Publications

This is a must-have exciting collection of favorite tips from 57 of today's most outstanding educators, performers and pros in the jazz education world. The Jazzer's Cookbook is an ideal resource... view details
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Latin Jazz Guide Latin Jazz Guide (A Path to Authentic Percussion and Ensemble Performance)
James Dreier - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Latin Jazz Guide covers in depth the 12 most common Latin jazz styles including bossa nova, samba, mambo, cha-cha and others with style-specific information. The content for each style... view details

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Miles Davis - The Complete Illustrated History Miles Davis - The Complete Illustrated History
Various Authors - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's the complete illustrated history of Miles Davis, the popular jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and musical visionary. At the forefront of bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz and jazz/rock fusion,... view details
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Minor is Major! Minor is Major!
Dan Greenblatt - Sher Music Company

Minor is Major! gives jazz improvisers hundreds of ways to negotiate their way through chord progressions in minor keys, including scale choices, hidden chords within those scales, and melodic... view details

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Modern Jazz Voicings: Arranging for Small and Medium Ensembles Modern Jazz Voicings: Arranging for Small and Medium Ensembles
Ted Pease & Ken Pullig - Berklee Press

The definitive text used for the time-honored chord/scales course at the Berklee School of Music, this book concentrates on scoring for every possible ensemble combination and teaches performers and... view details

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Playing for Singers Playing for Singers (The Art of Accompaniment for the Jazz Pianist)
Mike Greensill - Sher Music Company

Playing for Singers explores, in depth, the art of accompaniment for the jazz and cabaret pianist. It covers all the fundamentals of playing for vocalists, as it applies to the performance of the... view details

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Rhythm First! Rhythm First! (A Beginner's Guide to Jazz Improvisation)
Tom Kamp - Sher Music Company

In a step-by-step fashion, Rhythm First! builds up the student's library of rhythmic figures and has them playing along with the accompanying CD to get the sound and feel of jazz soloing under... view details

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue Something Borrowed, Something Blue (Principles of Jazz Composition)
Andy Jaffee - Advance Music

This book is a broad survey of the wider principles of harmony, form, adaptation, and developmental technique underlying jazz composition in its various instrumental formats. It examines compositions ranging... view details
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The Teacher's Guide to Music, Media, And Copyright Law The Teacher's Guide to Music, Media, And Copyright Law
James Frankel - Hal Leonard Corporation

In this era of unprecedented access to information, teachers have a wealth of resources readily available for lesson planning, but determining what legally can and cannot be used in the classroom is a... view details
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Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles
Richard Miles - GIA Publications

For the first time, this volume from the acclaimed Teaching Music series is available for directors of beginning jazz ensembles. This edition pairs practical perspectives from world-class jazz educators and... view details

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Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 1 Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 1
Richard Miles & Ronald Carter - GIA Publications

Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz continues in the best tradition of the Teaching Music series, bringing together insights from top jazz educators and invaluable analysis of the best... view details

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Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 2 Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 2
Richard Miles & Ronald Carter - GIA Publications

This long-awaited Volume 2 of Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz continues in the best tradition of the Teaching Music series. As in Volume 1, it brings together insights from top jazz... view details

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Uncommon Bebop Uncommon Bebop (From Common Bebop Practices & Concepts)
Mike Rossi - Advance Music

Uncommon Bebop demonstrates how to develop a colorful chromatic language for improvisation from common bebop practices and devices. It shows how to alter melodic lines beyond their fixed state to create... view details
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