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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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$19.99
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 easy-to-understand... view details
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$55.00
The Jazz Ensemble Director's Manual The Jazz Ensemble Director's Manual
Rick Lawn - C L Barnhouse Company

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
The Jazz Harmony Book The Jazz Harmony Book
David Berkman - Sher Music Company

Beginning with the most basic harmonic situations and progressing to contemporary jazz harmony, this book shows how to uncover and determine the best choices for chords to accompany any melody. Topics

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$34.00
Jazz Improvisation (Practical Approaches to Grading) Jazz Improvisation (Practical Approaches to Grading)
Antonio J. Garcia - Meredith Music Publications

If grading music students in any creative course for credit is a challenge, how much more difficult is it to grade something as personal and nebulous as jazz improvisation? Should students be evaluated on

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The Jazz Language The Jazz Language (A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation)
Dan Haerle - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

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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Jazz Pedagogy Jazz Pedagogy
J. Richard Dunscomb & Willie Hill - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

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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$65.99
Jazz Theory Book Jazz Theory Book
Mark Levine - Sher Music Company

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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Jazz: a History of America's Music Jazz: a History of America's Music
Ken Burns/Ward - Random House LLC

This exciting companion book to the ten-part TV series "Jazz" by Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward will be treasured by both jazz musicians and jazz enthusiasts alike!  The story of the birth of this American art... view details
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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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$24.95
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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Modern Jazz Voicings: Arranging for Small and Medium Ensembles Modern Jazz Voicings: Arranging for Small and Medium Ensembles
Ted Pease & Ken Pullig - Berklee Press

The definitive text used for the time-honored chord/scales course at the Berklee School of Music, this book concentrates on scoring for every possible ensemble combination and teaches performers and

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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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The Rough Guide to Jazz The Rough Guide to Jazz (3rd Edition)
Ian Carr, Digby Fairweather & Brian Priestley - Alfred Music Publishing

The third edition of The Rough Guide to Jazz has over 2,100 critical biographies, ranging from greats like Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis to rising stars like Stacey Kent and Jamie Cullum. As well as... view details
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The Teacher's Guide to Music, Media, and Copyright Law The Teacher's Guide to Music, Media, and Copyright Law
James Frankel - Hal Leonard Corporation

In this era of unprecedented access to information, teachers have a wealth of resources readily available for lesson planning, but determining what legally can and cannot be used in the classroom is a... view details
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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
Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 1 Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 1
Richard Miles & Ronald Carter - GIA Publications

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
Jazz Ensemble CD 3-CD Set
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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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$46.95
Jazz Ensemble CD 3-CD Set
$39.50