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Inside the Score book cover Inside the Score book cover
Inside the Score Inside the Score
Rayburn Wright - Kendor Music Publishing

Rayburn Wright's acclaimed text that reveals the writing secrets of Thad Jones, Sammy Nestico, and Bob Brookmeyer! A detailed examination of eight of their best charts analyzes voicings, melodic construction,... view details
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Jazz Educator's Handbook book cover Jazz Educator's Handbook book cover
Jazz Educator's Handbook Jazz Educator's Handbook
Jeff Jarvis and Doug Beach - Kendor Music Publishing

Two of the biggest names in jazz education, Jeff Jarvis and Doug Beach,  have combined their experience in the most comprehensive "how-to" manual for jazz educators ever published. Contains

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Berklee Music Theory - Book 1 book cover Berklee Music Theory - Book 1 book cover
Berklee Music Theory - Book 1 Berklee Music Theory - Book 1 (Second Edition)
Paul Schmeling - Berklee Press
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This essential method features rigorous, hands-on, "ears-on" practice exercises that helps students explore the inner workings of music, presenting notes, scales, and rhythms as they are heard in pop, jazz,

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Pathways to Improvisation book cover Pathways to Improvisation book cover
Pathways to Improvisation Pathways to Improvisation
Denis DiBlasio - Northeastern Music Publications

Pathways to Improvisation is a highly organized method for developing the necessary skills to becoming a great improviser. It is not just another scale book. The scales are organized in such a way that... view details
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$42.95
Jazz Theory & Workbook book cover Jazz Theory & Workbook book cover
Jazz Theory & Workbook Jazz Theory & Workbook
Lilian Dericq & Etienne Guereau - Hal Leonard Corporation

Jazz Theory & Workbook is designed for all instrumentalists eager to understand how the jazz standards they play and improvise over are constructed. It is also a great resource for arrangers and

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$19.99
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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

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$22.00
Book & CD B-flat Version
$22.00
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$22.00
The Chord Voicing Handbook book cover The Chord Voicing Handbook book cover
The Chord Voicing Handbook The Chord Voicing Handbook
Matt Harris & Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music Publishing
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How many times have you heard a jazz ensemble that sounds great, except the chords played by the pianist do not "agree" with the ensemble voicings?  This handbook is intended to be a reference guide,

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$21.95
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Rehearsing the Jazz Band Rehearsing the Jazz Band
Mary Jo Papich & Ryan Adamsons - Meredith Music Publications

Want to have a better jazz ensemble? If so, this book is for you! It provides one huge "room" where everyone can gather to ask questions on the art of rehearsing the jazz band and then listening to answers

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Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 2 book cover Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 2 book cover
Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 2 Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 2
ed. 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

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Jazz Ensemble CD 3-CD Set
$39.50
Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles book cover Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles book cover
Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles
ed. Richard Miles - GIA Publications

For the first time, this volume from the acclaimed Teaching Music Through Performance series is available for directors of beginning jazz ensembles. This edition pairs practical perspectives from

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Jazz Ensemble CD 2-CD Set
$25.95
The Essential Jazz Harmony Book book cover The Essential Jazz Harmony Book book cover
The Essential Jazz Harmony Book The Essential Jazz Harmony Book (For All Instrumentalists and Arrangers)
Dan Haerle - Jamey Aebersold Jazz

Jazz has evolved its own harmony apart from other genres of music. In order to improvise and compose in the idiom, a basic understanding of this harmony, how chords move and connect with each other, is

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$17.95
An Approach to Comping, Vol. 1 (The Essentials) book cover An Approach to Comping, Vol. 1 (The Essentials) book cover
An Approach to Comping, Vol. 1 (The Essentials) An Approach to Comping, Vol. 1 (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.

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

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Jazz Ensemble CD 3-CD Set
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Jazz Theory Book Jazz Theory Book
Mark Levine - Sher Music Company
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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

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The Jazz Ensemble Director's Manual book cover The Jazz Ensemble Director's Manual book cover
The Jazz Ensemble Director's Manual The Jazz Ensemble Director's Manual
Rick Lawn - C L Barnhouse Company
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This should be the "Bible" for every jazz educator! It covers all aspects of conducting and instructing a jazz band. Including a wealth of practical methods and materials, Rick Lawn covers such topics

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Building a Jazz Vocabulary book cover Building a Jazz Vocabulary book cover
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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The Jazz Language book cover The Jazz Language book cover
The Jazz Language The Jazz Language (A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation)
Dan Haerle - Alfred Music Publishing

This text provides all of the materials commonly used by the jazz musician in a logical order dictated both by complexity and need. The book is not intended to be either an arranging or improvisation text,

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Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 2 book cover Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 2 book cover
Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 2 Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 2 (Jazz Ensemble Rhythm Section)
Dean Sorenson - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Noted jazz educator Dean Sorenson takes a look at the jazz ensemble rhythm section, "the engine that powers the band."  Leading a jazz ensemble successfully requires not only a basic knowledge of each

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The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony book cover The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony book cover
The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony
Tom Hojnacki & Joe Mulholland - Berklee Press

Learn jazz harmony, as taught at Berklee College of Music. This text provides a strong foundation in harmonic principles, supporting further study in jazz composition, arranging, and improvisation. It covers... view details
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Latin Jazz Guide book cover Latin Jazz Guide book cover
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

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Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 1 book cover Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 1 book cover
Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 1 Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 1 (Jazz Ensemble Auditions & Repertoire Selection)
Dean Sorenson - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

In Volume 1: Jazz Ensemble Auditions and Repertoire Selection, the author takes a look at the reasons for teaching jazz in school music programs, the rationale behind the grading of jazz materials,

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How to Play from a Real Book book cover How to Play from a Real Book book cover
How to Play from a Real Book How to Play from a Real Book
Robert Rawlins - Hal Leonard Corporation

All musicians should be able to sit down at the keyboard and make sense of a tune. With that goal in mind, every instrumentalist and singer can profit from this book. It covers many techniques for exploring,... view details
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Concepts for Improvisation Concepts for Improvisation (A Comprehensive Guide for Performing and Teaching)
Richard DeRosa - Hal Leonard Corporation

Jazz improvisation fundamentals for teachers and students, covering the blues, modes, scales, progressions and more. Plus, chapters on phrasing melodies, the swing concept, phraseology in modern jazz, chord

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Berklee Jazz Piano Berklee Jazz Piano
Ray Santisi - Berklee Press
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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

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