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Act Your Age Act Your Age (CD with Bonus DVD)
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band - Immergent

For the fourth recorded edition of his "Big Phat Band," Grammy-winning Gordon Goodwin's Act Your Age continues to display dynamic big-band writing executed with complete aplomb! A bevy of guest soloists... view details
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Advanced Rhythms in Improvisation Advanced Rhythms in Improvisation
Ed Saindon - Advance Music

This book offers improvisers material on polyrhythms and mixed rhythmic figures that will help expand their rhythmic vocabulary. Additionally, working on this material will help them fine tune their sense of... view details
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Alternative Styles Alternative Styles (Music Book Series)
Doug Cameron - C.F. Peters Corp.

Doug Cameron's Alternative Styles music book series offers a unique look into solo jazz violin technique.  In the introductory book, he offers tips on writing, arranging, recording, practicing, improvising,... view details
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Anita O'Day Live in '63 & '70 Anita O'Day Live in '63 & '70
Anita O'Day - Hal Leonard Corporation

Two wonderful concerts from 1963 and 1970 that present the "jazz singer supreme" in impeccable form. O'Day's horn-based approach to singing is in full effect throughout both shows including standout renditions... view details
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An Approach to Comping: The Essentials An Approach to Comping: The Essentials (A Guide to Jazz Accompanying)
Jeb Patton - Sher Music Company

This book with two CDs focuses on how pianists play (or comp) behind jazz soloists. It's a step-by-step guide to basic comping of rhythms, voicings, and progressions as played by the masters.... view details

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Arranging for Horns Arranging for Horns (A Berklee Guide)
Jerry Gates - Berklee Press

Arrange and write for a horn section! In this book, aspiring arrangers will learn how to add saxophones and brass to a rhythm section ensemble. The capabilities and characteristics of the most common... view details

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Art Blakey Live in '65 Art Blakey Live in '65
Art Blakey - Hal Leonard Corporation

This DVD boasts an exceptional one-hour concert by Art Blakey from Paris in 1965. The performance showcases one of the few undocumented Blakey bands, the "New Jazzmen," featuring the incomparable Freddie... view details
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Art Farmer Live in '64 Art Farmer Live in '64
Art Farmer - Hal Leonard Corporation

This DVD highlights an amazing one-hour concert from 1964 featuring the great flugelhornist in his prime. Farmer's topnotch band includes iconic guitarist Jim Hall (fresh from Sonny Rollins' band), drummer... view details
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Barry Harris: NYU Jazz Master Class DVD Barry Harris: NYU Jazz Master Class DVD
Barry Harris - Hal Leonard Corporation

This DVD was recorded and filmed November 14, 2004 at the Center for Jewish History in New York City. It includes performances, interviews and a transcription of "Barry Plays". Songs performed include:... view details
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Basics in Jazz Arranging Basics in Jazz Arranging
Paris Rutherford - Hal Leonard Corporation

Renowned educator and writer Paris Rutherford has adapted the text he used for over 30 years in teaching university-level instrumental arranging at one of the most illustrious jazz schools. For anyone wanting... view details
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Beginning Blues Guitar Beginning Blues Guitar
Al Ek - Hal Leonard Corporation

Get your blues grooves movin!? Al Ek teaches six different rhythm parts, each with its own solo, and shows you how each solo can work over different rhythm grooves and keys. Designed for the beginning blues... view details

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Benny Golson: NYU Jazz Master Class DVD Benny Golson: NYU Jazz Master Class DVD
Benny Golson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Benny Golson interacts with students and discusses the elements of his life and artistry in this DVD recorded and filmed on April 25, 2005 at Loyola University in New Orleans. Songs performed include: Along... 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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Bill Evans Live in '64 and '75 Bill Evans Live in '64 and '75
Bill Evans - Hal Leonard Corporation

Five separate performances from one of the most revered pianists in music history, Bill Evans, are the centerpiece of this DVD. Covering an 11-year span and highlighting Evans' ever deepening artistry, he... view details
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Body and Soul: The Evolution of a Tenor Saxophone Standard Body and Soul: The Evolution of a Tenor Saxophone Standard
Eric Allen - Jamey Aebersold Jazz

For all serious jazz musicians! From Coleman Hawkins to Chris Potter, the evolution of jazz style and harmony is carefully examined and clearly explained in this monumental work centered around iconic solos... view details

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Buddy Rich Live in '78 Buddy Rich Live in '78
Buddy Rich - Hal Leonard Corporation

Historically important, this DVD highlights the relentless power and unparalleled artistry of the man who was known as "The World's Greatest Drummer." This 75-minute concert, taped in Holland in 1978,... 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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Candy Candy
Chet Baker - Hal Leonard Corporation

This classic video recorded in 1985 features legendary jazz trumpeter Chet Baker joined by pianists Michel Graillier and Red Mitchell and bassist Jean-Louis Rassinfosse. Also included is an interview with... view details
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Cannonball Adderley Live in '63 Cannonball Adderley Live in '63
Cannonball Adderley - Hal Leonard Corporation

Cannonball Adderly was one of the most highly respected alto saxophonists in the history of jazz who could play anything in superb fashion. His sextet is captured at the top of their game on this DVD of two... view details
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Cecil Taylor: Nyu Jazz Master Class DVD Cecil Taylor: Nyu Jazz Master Class DVD
Cecil Taylor - Hal Leonard Corporation

Recorded and filmed in 2004 in New York City, this DVD featuring Cecil Taylor contains a full master class as well as interviews and a question and answer session. Duration: 2 hours, 46 minutes. ... view details
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Charles Mingus Live in '64 Charles Mingus Live in '64
Charles Mingus - Hal Leonard Corporation

Charles Mingus is showcased in three exceptional concerts performed in April 1964 featuring his most celebrated line-up of players: Jaki Byard (piano), Dannie Richmond (drums), Johnny Coles (trumpet), Clifford... view details
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Chet Baker Live in '64 and '79 Chet Baker Live in '64 and '79
Chet Baker - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here are two concerts by the foremost interpreter of the West Coast school of cool jazz. Filmed in Europe 15 years apart, these two shows seen together provide an overview of Baker's illustrious career. The... view details
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