Essential Jazz Instructional Materials: "Best of the Rest"!by John Kuzmich, Jr.
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“All dressed up and nowhere to go” hints at a long-standing dilemma in jazz education. We are blessed with a plethora of incredible teaching materials that too o ...
Bringing Fund Raising Into The 21st Century
For years fundraising has been limited to the same old products, cookie dough, pizza kits, wrapping paper, raffles, fruits, plants and chocolates. Most of the time, students will simply bring these home to their parents for their parents to sell. There’s really nothing motivating about what you are selling, ...
Maestros in Minivans
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Maestros is brought to you by a collaboration with the Mesquite Independent School District and jonesLeadership M n' M is the place where Charlie Rose meets Jerry Seinfeld (so to speak). Take a ride in Jeff's (wife's) SWEET van and meet the legends of the wind band pro ...
2015 Viewer's Choice Marching Festival
Banddirector.com welcomes Kansas State University,
Central States Marching Festival to the Viewer's Choice Marching LIVE Series.
3:00pm (Central) Kimberly Beaver “Band Tower Safety” 4:00pm (Central) Gary E. Smith “System +Spirit = Success” 6:30pm (Central) Marching Fund ...
Helpful Tools for Band Directors End of School Year
1) Form letter to send to Parents of 1st year instrumental students2) Free recruitment tools courtesy of Jupiter and Be Part of the Band3) Resource Hub: GatBanded.com link.
Click the Image aboveto view the Letter for Parents of 1st year band students written by renowned Music Educator, Antony Mazzocchi. ...
Keys to Effective Music Department Storage
Because most music equipment is fragile, expensive and prone to theft or vandalism, storage spaces must be durable and secure. Also, storage solutions should be tailored to specific facility and program needs. Here are some key considerations:
Maximum Security and DurabilityFor a typical music prog ...
Improving Your Jazz Band Saxophone Section
Dr. Patrick Jones
Playing in jazz band is a great opportunity for every student. Besides the obvious change of genre and music style from concert band, it also allows for students to develop good listening habits by working in an ensemble with just one instrument per part. If you are working with a young jazz band ...
Title: Top Apps for Your Student Performance Trip (Part 1)
Author: Todd Rogers
This is the first in a three-part series highlighting the best apps for student performance travel. Read part two and part three.
Mobile apps for your smartphone or tablet can be extremely useful both for planning and executing a trip. Here are the top 6 apps to help with thes ...
Last Minute Trip Ideas for your Student Performance Tour
Author: Bob Rogers Travel
If you haven’t had time to plan a 2015 trip, there is still time! There are many destinations that won’t break the bank, and are perfect for an overnight or weekend performance trip. Keep reading to find out what makes each of our four favorite destinations for s ...
Everything you need to know about Vandoren Saxophone Mouthpieces
Due to the positive response we received from ‘A Crash Course on Vandoren Bb Clarinet Mouthpieces,’ we wanted to make sure we had a similar all-inclusive guide for the extensive line of Vandoren saxophone mouthpieces.
Whether you need a mouthpiece to suit your classical, jazz, roc ...
2015 College Band Directors National Conference
Ensemble Performances and Interviews
Recorded LIVE March 26-28th.
For more information Please visit CBDNA
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