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Analyzing Jazz a Schenkerian Approach Analyzing Jazz a Schenkerian Approach
Steve Larson - Pendragon Press

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Barney Kessel: a Jazz Legend Barney Kessel: a Jazz Legend
Maurice J. Summerfield - Hal Leonard Corporation

Born in 1923, Barney Kessel played and recorded for over 40 years with hundreds of jazz greats, including Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, Buddy Rich, Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, and Lester Young. This is... view details
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Berklee Jazz Piano Berklee Jazz Piano
Ray Santisi/ed. Mallikarjuna - Hal Leonard Corporation

Play jazz piano with new facility and expression as Ray Santisi, one of the most revered educators at the Berklee College of Music, reveals the pedagogy at the core of Berklee's jazz piano curriculum.  From... view details
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Berklee Music Theory - Book 1 Berklee Music Theory - Book 1 (2nd Edition)
Paul Schmeling - Berklee Press

This essential method features rigorous, hands-on, "ears-on" practice exercises that help you explore the inner workings of music, presenting notes, scales, and rhythms as they are heard in pop, jazz, and... view details
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Berklee Music Theory - Book 2 Berklee Music Theory - Book 2 (2nd Edition)
Paul Schmeling - Berklee Press

This volume focuses on harmony, including triads, seventh chords, inversions, and voice leading for jazz, blues and popular music styles.  You'll develop the tools needed to write melodies and create effective... view details
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Beyond Time and Changes Beyond Time and Changes (A Musicians Guide to Free Jazz Improvisation)
Hal Crook - Kendor Music, Inc.

Acclaimed jazz trombonist, pianist, composer, arranger, teacher and author Hal Crook offers a methodology to guide the advancing improviser through the unchartered musical territory known as free jazz.  This... view details
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Big Boss Man Big Boss Man (The Life and Music of Jimmy Reed)
Will Romano - Hal Leonard Corporation

First Printing.  The first biography of this influential R&B artist.  Includes selected discography, selected bibliography, and index.  Paper, 360 p. ... view details
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Blues Fell This Morning-2nd Edition Blues Fell This Morning-2nd Edition
OLIVER, P - Cambridge University Press

Oliver, Paul. Published by Cambridge University Pr., New York, NY. Copyright 1990. A classic study, updated and revised that examinesthe blues as folk music from the 1920's to the 1950's by a leading expert on... view details
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Bonanza Bonanza (Insights and Wisdom from Professional Jazz Trombonists)
Julie Gendrich - Advance Music

Imagine that you had an opportunity to ask your favorite jazz trombone player any question. Now imagine that you had over 30 of these great musicians in one place, giving you their advice. Subtitled... view details
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Building a Jazz Vocabulary Building a Jazz Vocabulary
Mike Steinel - Hal Leonard Corporation

A valuable resource for learning the basics of jazz from Mike Steinel of the University of North Texas.  It covers the basics of jazz, how to build effective solos, a comprehensive practice routine, and a jazz... view details
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Django Reinhardt Django Reinhardt
Charles Delaunay - Hal Leonard Corporation

At last, the original biography of the great gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt is available again. This deluxe edition features three parts. The first part is devoted to Charles Delaunay's charming and... view details
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Down Beat 60 Years of Jazz Down Beat 60 Years of Jazz
ALKYER, F - Hal Leonard Corporation

Alkyer, Frank (ed.). Published by Hal Leonard, Milwaukee. Copyright 1994. More than 100 classic articles and photos from Down Beat, the premier jazz magazine. Rare glimpses of the great musicians from Art... view details
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Downbeat - the Great Jazz Interviews Downbeat - the Great Jazz Interviews (A 75th Anniversary Anthology)
Frank Alkyer & Ed Enright - Hal Leonard Corporation

In honor of its 75th anniversary, DownBeat's editors have compiled the best interviews, insights and photos from the world's top jazz magazine in this 352-page anthology. Features include early legends... view details
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Duke Ellington's America Duke Ellington's America
Harvey G. Cohen - University of Chicago Press

Few American artists in any medium have enjoyed the international and lasting cultural impact of Duke Ellington. With Duke Ellington's America, Harvey G. Cohen paints a vivid picture of Ellington's life... view details
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Exploring Jazz Arranging Exploring Jazz Arranging (An Interactive Guide to the Techniques and Aesthetics)
Chuck Israels - Hal Leonard Corporation

Perfect for both new and experienced arrangers, this book/CD-ROM set covers concepts that guide the beginner and stimulates new thinking among more seasoned musicians. The musical examples are creative and... view details
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Gene Krupa Gene Krupa (The Pictorial Life of a Jazz Legend)
Bruce Klauber - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Over 200 photographs, spanning six decades of jazz history, tell the story of drummer and jazz legend Gene Krupa!  Many of today's leading drummers share their insight about Gene, including: Peter Erskine, Ed... view details
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Great Jazz Drummers Great Jazz Drummers
SPAGNARDI, R - Hal Leonard Corporation

Spagnardi, Ronald. ed. William F. MillerPublished by Modern Drummer Publ., Cedar Grove, N.J.. Copyright 1992. A highly interesting collection of profiles on thegreat drummers who span the development of jazz... view details
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Harmony of Bill Evans Harmony of Bill Evans
REILLY, J - Hal Leonard Corporation

Reilly, Jack. Published by Unichrom, Brooklyn, NY. Copyright 1993. Collection of essays on the compositions of jazz pianist Bill Evans. These are selected from Letter From Evans, a quarterly newsletter... view details
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History of Jazz History of Jazz
Ted Gioia - Oxford University Press

A panoramic history of jazz, from slave dances in Congo Square to post-modern jazz at the Knitting Factory.  Provides commentary on the music as wellas on the social context in which it grew. ... view details
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I Feel So Good I Feel So Good (The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy)
Bob Riesman - University of Chicago Press

I Feel So Good traces Big Bill's career from his rise as a nationally prominent blues star, including his historic 1938 appearance at Carnegie Hall, to his influential role in the post-World War II... view details
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Instrumental Jazz Arranging Instrumental Jazz Arranging (A Comprehensive and Practical Guide)
Mike Tomaro and John Wilson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Instrumental Jazz Arranging consists of a systematic presentation of the essential techniques and materials of jazz arranging. Authors Mike Tomaro and John Wilson draw upon 50+ years of combined... view details
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Jazz - Then and Now Jazz - Then and Now
Dr. David Lee Fish - Hal Leonard Corporation

Starting with the origins of jazz, this book traces the genre's history as it evolved from ragtime in the clubs of New Orleans. Each of the book's 15 chapters covers an era in jazz history focusing on the... view details
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Jazz Arranging Jazz Arranging
Peter Herborn - Advance Music

Comparable to a college course, the reader will be guided step by step from beginning to more advanced writing techniques. The explanations cover the questions time and again asked by students as well as the... view details
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Jazz Arranging Jazz Arranging
Norman David - Ardsley House

An excellent course in arranging methods to be used in jazz studies programs or as a reference manual for musicians.  The text features a historical overview of jazz ensemble instruments and their... view details
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