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A trusted training method for aspiring and serious players, "The Saxophone Bible" covers tuning, tone production, fingering, breath control, playing low and high ranges, scales, intervals, and much more.
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A comprehensive guide that opens the doors to the world of jazz education. Find practical solutions to challenges such as the jazz concept, understanding the rhythm section, jazz improvisation and jazz styles, including a great section on Latin jazz. This innovative, one-of-a-kind handbook incorporates the Web as an ongoing resource tool that provides the ultimate in reference information. The included DVD presents over three hours of audio/video demonstrations of rehearsal techniques, how to really teach jazz improvisation, and how to understand and improve the rhythm section. An essential addition to every library and/or jazz pedagogy class.
An ideal reference for instrumental music teachers. The first section focuses on essential issues for a successful instrumental program: objectives, assessment and evaluation, motivation, administrative tasks, recruiting and scheduling (including block scheduling), and rehearsal techniques from the first day through high school. The second section devotes a chapter to each wind instrument plus percussion and strings, and includes troubleshooting checklists for each instrument. Features photographs, additional musical examples, and troubleshooting checklists for each instrument.History of Instrumental Music. Objectives. Evaluation. Motivation. Administration. Recruiting and Scheduling. Rehearsal Techniques: Routines and Procedures. Rehearsal Techniques: Concert Preparation. Principles for Strings. An Overview of Wind Instruments. The Flute. The Oboe. The Bassoon. The Clarinet. The Saxophone. Principles for Brass. The Trumpet and Cornet. The Horn. The Trombone. The Tuba and Baritone/Euphonium. Percussion Instruments. String Instruments: Violin/Viola, Cello, Bass.For instrumental music teachers.