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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 & Doug Beach - Kendor Music Publishing

The second edition of The Jazz Educator’s Handbook has been revised and updated by co-authors Doug Beach and Jeff Jarvis. First published in 2002 this new edition has been streamlined and 

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$55.00
Total Jazz Theory book cover Total Jazz Theory book cover
Total Jazz Theory Total Jazz Theory (A Flexible Workbook Approach to the Fundamentals of Jazz)
Dean Sorenson - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

This is a flexible workbook for learning the fundamentals of jazz theory. Includes worksheets, tests, and answer keys, and provides thorough lessons from pitch and meter to modes and guide tones.

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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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$29.99
Berklee Music Theory - Book 2 book cover Berklee Music Theory - Book 2 book cover
Berklee Music Theory - Book 2 Berklee Music Theory - Book 2 (2nd Edition)
Paul Schmeling - Berklee Press
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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

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$26.99
Rehearsing the Jazz Band book cover Rehearsing the Jazz Band book cover
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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$19.95
The Music Lesson book cover The Music Lesson book cover
The Music Lesson The Music Lesson (A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music)
Victor Wooten - Alfred Music Publishing

From Grammy-winning musical icon and legendary bassist Victor L. Wooten comes The Music Lesson, the story of a struggling young musician who wanted music to be his life, and who wanted his life to be great.

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$18.00
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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
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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$46.95
Jazz Ensemble CD 3-CD Set
$39.50
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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$9.95
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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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$9.95
Jazz Theory Book book cover Jazz Theory Book book cover
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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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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$39.50
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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$17.99
Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns book cover Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns book cover
Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns
Yusef A. Lateef - Alfred Music Publishing

This legendary spiral-bound book, with a wealth of patterns, licks, and ideas, has long been popular among jazz players. Page after page of material has been collected from around the world - this

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Spiral-Bound Book Treble Clef
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$39.95
Spiral-Bound Book Bass Clef
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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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$34.00
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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$21.00
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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$19.99
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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$22.99
Jazz Pedagogy book cover Jazz Pedagogy book cover
Jazz Pedagogy Jazz Pedagogy (The Jazz Educator's Handbook and Resource Guide)
J. Richard Dunscomb & Willie Hill, Jr. - Alfred Music Publishing

This comprehensive guide opens the doors to the world of jazz education. It is written by internationally recognized and successful jazz educators experienced at teaching jazz to elementary, middle school,

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$69.99
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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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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$44.95
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$25.95
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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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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$22.99