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Starting a Jazz Ensemble Program C. L. Barnhouse During the past twenty five years, jazz has fought for a permanent status in the music curriculum and for valid reasons. It is unfortunate that some administrators and music educators have worked not to encourage its devel­opment, but to undermine the growth and advancement of one of America's few ...
BUZZ to Brilliance VIDEO REVIEW by Dr. John Kuzmich Jr. Available at Oxford University Press(use code 29300-banddirector) Brilliant 20-in-1 Trumpet Method For years I have taught young students by piecing together bits and pieces from 20 or 30 method books and other texts. I would gladly have traded all of these for one comprehensive, detailed book that ...
By: John Kuzmich Jr. John Kuzmich Jr. HOME 1. V.I.P. Music Publishers2. Essential Jazz Instructional Materials: "Best of the Rest3. Cutting-Edge Pedagogy Considerations4. Meet the Pros: Videoconferencing Series 5. Technology Reviews6. Band Jamming 1017. New Release & Upgrade Spotlight Trends8. Technology Reviews   Play-Along Anytime An ...
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Improvisation by Jody Espina, Founder & President JodyJazz Inc. This article dedicated to any player or teacher who is interested in improvisation. Beginners will find some helpful ideas here about how to construct an interesting solo. Advanced players will probably know everything in this article, but sometimes being reminded of good ideas can freshen ...
John Kuzmich Jr. HOME 1. V.I.P. Music Publishers2. Essential Jazz Instructional Materials: "Best of the Rest3. Cutting-Edge Pedagogy Considerations4. Meet the Pros: Videoconferencing Series 5. Technology Reviews6. Band Jamming 1017. Spotlight Trends8. Technology Reviews   Meet Music Minus One: Jazz Play-Along Extravaganza! by John Kuzmich, Jr., ...
  Jamey Aebersold Presents: Notable Product Upgrades! The Jamey Aebersold play-along recordings have been available since 1967 and have been the standard for jazz education improvisation practice and study ever since with 133 play-along CD volumes available. This library of CD recordings represent a vast repertory of major jazz luminaries (Charlie Par ...
By: John Kuzmich Jr. John Kuzmich Jr. HOME 1. V.I.P. Music Publishers2. Essential Jazz Instructional Materials: "Best of the Rest3. Cutting-Edge Pedagogy Considerations4. Meet the Pros: Videoconferencing Series 5. Technology Reviews6. Band Jamming 1017. Spotlight Trends8. Technology Reviews9. Classical Charm   New Release & Upgrade Spotligh ...
Back to Band Jamming 101   Essential Instructional & Organizational Techniques In Developing a Successful Jazz Band Program   by John Kuzmich, Jr., Ph.D. http://www.banddirector.com   Three Significant Dilemmas for Music - Jazz Education! Unfortunately today, many music educators are not necessarily trained or familiar with how to ...
By: John Kuzmich Jr. John Kuzmich Jr. HOME1. V.I.P. Music Publishers2. Essential Jazz Instructional Materials: "Best of the Rest3. Cutting-Edge Pedagogy Considerations4. Meet the Pros: Videoconferencing Series 5. Technology Reviews6. Band Jamming 1017. Spotlight Trends8. Technology Reviews9. Classical Charm   Band Jamming 101 Essential Instruct ...
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Essential Jazz Instructional Materials: “Best of the Rest”See More "Best of the Rest" Volume 2 Improvisation Handbook Jazz Handbook by Jamey Aebersold, Jamey Aebersold Jazz, 2000, 2010, 2013, www.jazzbooks.com. Download a free hard copy from web site in English and French. Designed to provide improvisation basics to both music educators and as ...
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By: John Kuzmich Jr. John Kuzmich Jr. HOME 1. V.I.P. Music Publishers2. Essential Jazz Instructional Materials: "Best of the Rest3. Cutting-Edge Pedagogy Considerations4. Meet the Pros: Videoconferencing Series 5. Technology Reviews6. Band Jamming 1017. Spotlight Trends8. Technology Reviews9. Classical Charm   Essential Jazz Instructional Mater ...
Vandojam 2015 LIVEAnaheim Hilton Avalon Room Wednesday January 21, 2015 The VandoJam at NAMM 2015 features jazz star Eric Marienthal, Conan O'Brien saxophonist Jerry Vivino,multi Grammy™ winner Paquito D'Rivera and an all-star rhythm section. Sponsored by Vandoren ...
NEW Legends Series Tenor Saxophone Mouthpieceby RS Berkeley Product Name: Chris Potter Legends Series Tenor Saxophone MouthpieceModel Number: LPOTTN105Material: Metal, NaturalTip Opening: .105" “I was very pleased the first time I played this mouthpiece and was amazed to find it's even a little better than the vintage piece it was based on for t ...
Cannonball Run by Gordon Goodwin - Cannonball Musical Instruments Cannonball Musical Instruments commissioned Gordon Goodwin to write a fast, groovin' samba for five saxophones & rhythm section. To show their company is truly run by musicians, Cannonball management and staff performed the debut recording of the new song, Cannonball Run:Tevis Laukat, Pre ...
 VandoJam 2014 Recorded Live Wednesday January 22, 2014 Sponsored by Vandoren Don't miss the 2014 VandoJam in Anaheim, CA! The Jam will begin at 8pm at our new location, the Hilton Anaheim Hotel in the Avalon Room. Featuring: Jerry Vivino, Eric Marienthal, Ralph Bowen  Watch Vandojam 2013 Videos Here> Watch VandoJam 2012 Videos H ...