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Jazz Instructional MaterialsJohn Kuzmich, Jr. 1. Title- Author - Publish - Date Published - Price - Web Site, Address 2.Level of Teaching Application: i.e., EL, MS, HS, College, Educator and/or Professional 3.Teaching Approaches: i.e., Scalar/Chordal, Theory, Ear Training, Patterns 4.Musical examples of Solos: i.e., Written, Recorded 5.Play-along Recordings ...
V.I.P. Shortcuts for Selecting Jazz Band Charts by John Kuzmich, Jr. July, 2011 Ever get confused about purchasing jazz band music for your music program that best meets the needs of your ensembles? Although there are six levels of difficulty level to consider first, knowing the range requirements for each brass instrument family, improvisation demands, ...
  Contact: Falk Associates contact@falkpr.com 847-675-2580 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Superscope PSD430: An Easy-To-Use Digital Recording System for Musicians, Educators and Students Geneva, IL – Superscope Technologies, Inc. is announcing its newest addition to the PSD400 Series of professional digital recording systems. Loaded with features, flexi ...
RECORDING YOUR BAND BY STEVE SAVAGEauthor, The Art of Digital Audio Recording Oxford University PressAvailable Here >> Many school ensembles release their own CD’s as both motivation for the band members and as a revenue stream for the band program. Creating high quality recordings is very important to making these recordings successful. Whe ...
Neil A. Kjos Music Company Tradition of Excellenceby Bruce Pearson and Ryan Nowlin Beginning Band Instruction Has Changed Forever! An Audio INTERVIEW with Bruce Pearson by John Kuzmich Jr.PLAY AUDIO INTERVIEW >> Meet Tradition of Excellence: An Innovative New Band Method By John Kuzmich, Jr. September 14, 2011 This isn’t your grandpa&r ...
Review 05/24/2011Standard of Excellence: First Jazz Performance Dean SorensonNeil A Kjos Music Company - 2008If you are new to jazz education or looking for a structured approach on how to instruct students at the elementary and middle school levels, look no further than the Kjos Standard of Excellence: Jazz Performance with its step-by-step rehearsal guide. ...
Review 02/24/2011Tenor Saxophone Method Hal Leonard"Essential Jazz Instructional Materials"John Kuzmich Jr. I  Jazz Saxophone:  Tenor Saxophone Method  – Dennis Taylor -  Hal Leonard – 2009.  II  HS.  Improvisation:  Chordal-scalar/Ear Training/Theory/Rhythm patterns.  IV Recorded & ...
Review 02/24/2011Alfred Publishing"Essential Jazz Instructional Materials"John Kuzmich Jr. I. The Music of Gordon Goodwin, Play Along Series 4 – Alfred Publishing – 2010. II. HS – College. III. Big-Band Play-Along. IV. Recorded solo. V. Play-along recording minus particular part. VI. Individual. VII. Full recording included. VIII ...
  Video Conferencing and "Live"  Jazz Education Workshops   by Dr. John Kuzmich Jr.    Find Out More >>     Associate Editor   Roslyn Kuzmich >>     More Jazz Education Reviews >>     More Technology Reviews >& ...
An Audio Interview and Book Review with Kevin WhiteheadWhy Jazz? a concise guideby John Kuzmich Jr.Oxford University Press   Click on the link below to download the Mp3 file Interview  (may take a moment to download)Audio Interview Five tunes that come up in our discussion (with Kevin Whitehead’s comments): Louis Armstrong, “P ...
Review 10/10/2010Sher Music "Essential Jazz Instructional Materials"John Kuzmich Jr. The Real Easy Book, Volume 3 - Sher Music - 2007 - $25.00 for book. II. HS. III. Fake/Scalar-chordal/Bass Lines/Guitar voicings. VI. Individual.   The Read Easy Book, Volume 3, is the ultimate teaching fake book. Available in C, Bb, Eb and bass clef editi ...
Review 10/10/2010Sher Music "Essential Jazz Instructional Materials"John Kuzmich Jr. Walking Basics - Ed Fuqua - Sher Music Company - 2007 - $22 for book and CD. II. MS/HS. III. Walking bass lines. IV. Play-along. VI. Individual. Walking Basics is a knockout publication dealing with the fundamentals of jazz bass playing in learning how to creat ...
  Review 10/10/2010Jamey Aebersold "Essential Jazz Instructional Materials"John Kuzmich Jr.Bobby Watson, Volume 119 - Jamey Aebersold - Jamey Aebersold Jazz - 2007 - $15.90 for booklet and CD. II. HS/College. III. Scalar-chordal. IV. Play-along with rhythm section. VI. Individual. Bobby Watson, Volume 119, is a challenging play-along compr ...
"Essential Jazz Instructional Materials" by John Kuzmich, Jr. October 10, 2010 1. Jazz Piano Handbook - Michel Weir - Alfred Publishing - 2007 - ? II. HS/College. III. Comping/Chordal-Scalar/Voicing. Play-along. VI. Individual. Price $22.95 Jazz Piano Handbook is a must publication for jazz singers, teachers and instrumentalists who don’t al ...
REVIEW 11/2010 Hal LeonardThe Best Of Easy Jazz   The Best of Easy Jazz -Hal Leonard Corp. 2005 - $19.95 for full score, $9.95 for piano, $4.95 for parts and $14.95 for CD. II. MS. III. 15 Jazz band charts. VI. Individual. The Best Of Easy Jazz is an outstanding collection of 15 jazz ensemble charts for the young jazz ensemble (grade 2 primarily ...
REVIEW 11/2010 Hal Leonard Best of Discovery Jazz   The Best Of Discovery Jazz - Hal Leonard Corp.  2005 - $19.95 for full score, $9.95 for piano, $4.95 for parts and $14.95 for CD.  II.  MS.  III.  15 Jazz band charts.  VI. Individual.     The Best Of Discovery Jazz is an outstanding collection of 15 j ...
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American Wind Symphony History & Interview Robert Boudreau, conductor » Watch History & Background Video » Watch the Interview with Conductor Robert Boudreau Music Titles» Click here to learn more about all pieces commissioned by the AWSO. The American Wind Symphony Orchestra, visiting cities and towns along t ...
Oboe Art and Method by Martin Schuring In Oboe Art and Method, veteran oboe performer and instructor Martin Schuring describes in detail all of the basic techniques of oboe playing and reed making, with expert tips and step-by-step instructions for how best to perform each of these tasks with grace and technical efficiency.  It has been ne ...
FLEX-ABILITY Classics and More Pops Alfred Music Publishers Arranged by Victor Lopez   Reviewed by Vince Corozine   These series of books are for Solo-Duet-Trio-Quartet or any small or large ensemble such as woodwinds, brass, strings, or percussion.   Each book states “Play together in harmony with classmates, family, and frie ...