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Berklee Music Theory - Book 1
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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Jazz Theory & Workbook
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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Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 1
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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$43.95
Jazz Ensemble CD 3-CD Set
$39.50
Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles
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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Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 2
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 Theory Book
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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Berklee Music Theory - Book 2
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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Rehearsing the Jazz Band
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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The Jazz Ensemble Director's Manual
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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Rhythm First!
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
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How to Play from a Real Book
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 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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The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony
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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Jazz Ear Training
Jazz Ear Training Jazz Ear Training
Jamey Aebersold - Jamey Aebersold Jazz

This practical method for developing your ear for jazz performance includes two hours of ear training exercises with instructions before each exercise.  The exercises start simply and gradually increase in... view details
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Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns
Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns
Yusef A. Lateef - Alfred Music Publishing

This iconic 282 page spiral-bound book, with a wealth of patterns, licks, and ideas, has been popular among jazz players for a long time. Page after page of material, it is often referred to as a jazz

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An Approach to Comping, Vol. 1 (The Essentials)
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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The Essential Jazz Harmony Book
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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Jazz Educator's Handbook
Jazz Educator's Handbook Jazz Educator's Handbook
Jeff Jarvis and Doug Beach - Kendor Music, Inc.

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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$55.00
The Chord Voicing Handbook
The Chord Voicing Handbook The Chord Voicing Handbook
Matt Harris & Jeff Jarvis - Kendor Music, Inc.
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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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Berklee Jazz Piano
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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The Jazzer's Cookbook
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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Introduction to Jazz Piano A Deep Dive
Introduction to Jazz Piano A Deep Dive Introduction to Jazz Piano A Deep Dive (60 Workouts with Classic Recordings for Building a Strong Foundation)
Jeb Patton - Sher Music Company

This thorough and in-depth introduction to jazz piano starts from the beginning and helps you develop all the skills necessary to become a functional jazz pianist. It covers a wide range of subjects: the

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Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 2
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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Latin Jazz Guide
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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