Clarinet For Dummies

Author: David Etheridge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047087533X

Category: Music

Page: 360

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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.
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15 Easy Jazz, Blues & Funk Etudes

Instrument

Author: Bob Mintzer

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780769297903

Category: Music

Page: 36

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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.
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Belwin 21st Century Band Method, Level 1

Author: Jack Bullock,Anthony Maiello

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457446986

Category: Music

Page: 32

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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.
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Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band Play Along

Tenor Saxophone

Author: Gordon Goodwin

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739039663

Category: Music

Page: 68

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Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band Play-Alongs are the perfect opportunity to sit in with outstanding players from the Big Phat Band in order to measure and improve your ability. Learn volumes of information about style, phrasing, tone, dynamics, technique, articulation, playing in time, Latin grooves, and a variety of swing styles as you play along and listen to the players in the Phat Band. Performance tips and suggestions from the Big Phat Band's lead players and Gordon himself are included in each book. The Alto and Tenor Sax books include tips from Eric Marienthal, who can be heard on recordings with artists such as Chick Corea Electric Band and the Rippingtons. Since improvisation is important for saxes, chord changes for solo sections are included on the play-along CD, and selected transcriptions of the solos recorded by various band members are also included. Titles: Swingin' for the Fences * La Almeja Pequena * Hunting Wabbits * Whodunnit * Count Bubbas Revenge * Get in Line * Horn of Puente * The Jazz Police * High Maintenance * Cut 'n Run.
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Boom Boom! Boomwhackers on Broadway (for Boomwhackers Musical Tubes): Book & CD

Author: Gayle Giese

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780757908613

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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These ten top Broadway tunes will satisfy every student's Boomwhacker(R) urge! The package includes teaching suggestions, reproducible visuals, and a cool play-along CD with full performance and accompaniment tracks. The written arrangements include melody and accompaniment parts, with many teaching options for various skill levels. Contains: [ I Don't Need Anything But You (Annie) * Big Spender (Sweet Charity) * Aquarius (Hair) * Kids! (Bye, Bye Birdie) * Day by Day (Godspell) * If I Were a Rich Man (Fiddler on the Roof) * Let the Sunshine In (Hair) * Applause (Applause) * Hernando's Hideaway (The Pajama Game) * One Boy (Girl) (Bye, Bye Birdie).
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Tenor saxophone

Author: Alfred Publishing Staff,Alfred Publishing

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739045145

Category: Music

Page: 23

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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
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College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0804125791

Category: Study Aids

Page: 384

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No one knows colleges better than The Princeton Review! Not sure how to tackle the scariest part of your college application—the personal essays? Get a little inspiration from real-life examples of successful essays that scored! In College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition, you’ll find: • More than 100 real essays written by 90 unique college hopefuls applying to Harvard, Stanford, Yale, and other top schools—along with their stats and where they ultimately got in • Tips and advice on avoiding common grammatical mistakes • Q&A with admissions pros from 20 top colleges, including Connecticut College, Cooper Union, The University of Chicago, and many more This 6th edition includes application essays written by students who enrolled at the following colleges: Amherst College Barnard College Brown University Bucknell University California Institute of Technology Claremont McKenna College Cornell University Dartmouth College Duke University Georgetown University Harvard College Massachusetts Institute of Technology Northwestern University Pomona College Princeton University Smith College Stanford University Swarthmore College Wellesley College Wesleyan University Yale University From the Trade Paperback edition.
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