Learn to Play Clarinet! Book 1

A Carefully Graded Method That Develops Well-Rounded Musicianship

Author: Frederick Jacobs

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 48

View: 326

Carefully graded methods written by instrumental specialists that emphasize good tone production, build a strong rhythmic sense and develop well-rounded musicianship.

Clarinet For Dummies

Author: David Etheridge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 360

View: 174

Master the most popular woodwind Want to play the clarinet? No problem! This hands-on guide teaches you all the fundamental techniques you need to play this popular woodwind alone or in a group setting. Clarinet For Dummies gives you the ideal introduction to play clarinet. You?ll begin by learning how to properly hold a clarinet and move on to getting a consistent sound, reading music, and playing songs in a variety of styles, including classical, pop, and jazz. Step-by-step instruction on finger placement, posture, and basic up-keep for the instrument Tips on how to buy or rent a clarinet Accompanying CD offers play-along recordings of every exercise featured in the book Whether you?ve never held a clarinet or are looking to brush up on skills from your youth, Clarinet For Dummies is packed with friendly, easy-to-follow instructions to have you playing this versatile instrument with ease! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Tenor saxophone

Author: Alfred Publishing Staff

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 23

View: 494

Sittin In with the Big Band: Jazz Ensemble Play-Along is written at the easy to medium-easy level. It provides an opportunity to play along with a professional jazz ensemble to improve your playing 24/7. As you play along and listen to the outstanding players in the band, youll learn about blend, style, phrasing, tone, dynamics, technique, articulation, and playing in time, as well as a variety of Latin, swing, ballad and rock styles. Performance tips and suggestions are included in each book. Books are available for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar and drums.Titles include: Vehicle, Sax to the Max, Nutcracker Rock, Fiesta Latina, Now What, Goodbye My Heart, Two and a Half Men, Burritos to Go, Drummin Man, Swingin Shanty and Play That Funky Music.Features: Eleven big-band charts arranged by a variety of top writersPlay-along CD with demo trackSolo improvisation opportunities

Song Sheets to Software

A Guide to Print Music, Software, and Web Sites for Musicians

Author: Elizabeth C. Axford

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 267

View: 376

This second edition of Song Sheets to Software includes completely revised and updated listings of music software, instructional media, and music-related Internet Web sites of use to all musicians, whether hobbyist or professional. This book is a particularly valuable resource for the private studio and classroom music teacher.

Belwin 21st Century Band Method, Level 1

Author: Jack Bullock

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 36

View: 904

Level One of this method is comprised of books for all the primary band instruments plus electric bass and guitar. Motivational aspects are emphasized, such as using frequent duets and rounds, popular tunes as well as classical, traditional, folk, and other styles, and "Songs Just for the Fun of It," which appear at strategic learning intervals. Most of all, the Level One book can be completed in just one year, which encourages students to want to learn more. Lessons are carefully sequenced, and include in-depth rhythm study, consistent reinforcement of topics newly presented, theory exercises, and points on individual instrument needs. The conductor's score includes lesson plans and teaching suggestions correlated with the National Standards for Arts Education. Three complete concerts are included in Level One.

Sittin' in with the Big Band: Trombone

Author: Alfred Publishing

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 23

View: 724

Sittin In with the Big Band: Jazz Ensemble Play-Along is written at the easy to medium-easy level. It provides an opportunity to play along with a professional jazz ensemble to improve your playing 24/7. As you play along and listen to the outstanding players in the band, youll learn about blend, style, phrasing, tone, dynamics, technique, articulation, and playing in time, as well as a variety of Latin, swing, ballad and rock styles. Performance tips and suggestions are included in each book. Books are available for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar and drums.Titles include: Vehicle, Sax to the Max, Nutcracker Rock, Fiesta Latina, Now What, Goodbye My Heart, Two and a Half Men, Burritos to Go, Drummin Man, Swingin Shanty and Play That Funky Music.Features: Eleven big-band charts arranged by a variety of top writersPlay-along CD with demo trackSolo improvisation opportunities

Best of Belwin Jazz: First Year Charts Collection for Jazz Ensemble

Author: Staff, Alfred Publishing

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 24

View: 285

The Best of Belwin Jazz: First Year Charts for Jazz Ensemble is a collection of twelve outstanding jazz ensemble arrangements for the young player. Each chart is written by experienced educational arrangers and composers in various styles and tempos: swing, Latin, ballad, waltz, holiday and pop. This collection is written for full instrumentation---five saxophones, three trumpets, three trombones, and four rhythm---but is designed to sound full and complete with reduced instrumentation of three saxes, two trumpets, one trombone and three rhythm. Optional parts are available for flute, clarinet, tuba, horn in F, and baritone T.C. The rhythm section parts offer suggestions for rhythms, piano voicings, and guitar chord frames. All solos are written out in improvised sections. Titles: * Bill Bailey * Won‰€™t You Please Come Home * Birth of the Blues * Embraceable You * First Time Around * Gospel * Hot Chocolate * Jazzmin Tea * Jingle Bell Rock * Poco Loco * Splanky * Sunday Morning * TMI

15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes

Instrument

Author: Bob Mintzer

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 36

View: 700

Written for a wide variety of musicians, 15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes will appeal to both aspiring players and to more experienced musicians. For the younger player, particular care is given to range, rhythmic figures and overall playability. The more accomplished musician will appreciate the high level of musicality, the lyrical compositions and the opportunities to improvise. Either way, the format is simple: Bob Mintzer plays and demonstrates each etude with a stellar rhythm section on the included CD. You learn each etude slowly. When ready, you play the etude with the CD accompaniment.