J.W. Pepper Catalogs

2016 Fall Jazz

J.W. Pepper Music Catalog

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4Editors' Choice (Best of 2016 Publications) lNew for 2016 HPepper Basic Library Available via ePrint All Prices in U.S. Dollars & Subject To Publisher Revision 64 jazz ensemble l Arranging for Horns (A Berklee Guide)— Jerry Gates. Arrange and write for a horn section! In this book, aspiring arrangers will learn how to add saxophones and brass to a rhythm section ensemble. The capabilities and characteristics of the most common instruments, and how to order them effectively are fully explained. The different roles that a horn section can serve in various ensembles are clarified and demonstrated. Online audio tracks fully demonstrate these concepts as exemplified in a complete score. 10530882 Paperback Book with Online Audio Access . . . . . 19.99 Building a Jazz Vocabulary—Mike Steinel. A valuable resource for learning the basics of jazz from Mike Steinel of the University of North Texas. It covers the basics of jazz, how to build effective solos, a comprehensive practice routine, and a jazz vocabulary of the masters. 5375225 Paperback Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.95 l The Essential Jazz Harmony Book (For All Instrumentalists and Arrangers)— Dan Haerle. Jazz has evolved its own harmony apart from other genres of music. In order to improvise and compose in the idiom, a basic understanding of this harmony, how chords move and connect with each other, is essential. In this book, noted author and educator Dan Haerle explains all the fundamental chord/scale theory and harmony you need to know. At the end of the book are voicings to over 20 standard chord progressions so that you can clearly see and hear how the various rules apply in real world situations. Written for all musicians, no keyboard skills are required, but knowing the names of the notes on a keyboard will be helpful. 10590270 Spiral Bound Book . . . . . . . . . . . 17.95 l Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy, Vol. 1 (Jazz Ensemble Auditions & Repertoire Selection)—Dean Sorenson. In Volume 1: "Jazz Ensemble Auditions and Repertoire Selection," the author takes a look at the reasons for teaching jazz in school music programs, the rationale behind the grading of jazz materials, and some of the basics to starting a jazz ensemble program - in particular holding auditions and selecting repertoire. Included with each book is online access to correlated duplicable resources. 10567989 Paperback Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.95 H Jazz Educator's Handbook—Jeff Jarvis and Doug Beach. Two of the biggest names in jazz education, Jeff Jarvis and Doug Beach, have combined their experience in the most comprehensive "how-to" manual for jazz educators ever published. Contains easy-to-understand text, loads of notated examples, photos, diagrams, drawings, and two CDs with over 150 recorded examples. Topics include: Starting a Jazz Program, Recruiting and Retaining Students, Jazz Combos and Chamber Groups, Choosing Charts, Rehearsal Techniques, Phrasing, Articulations, Dynamics, Coaching Wind and Rhythm Sections, Improvisation, Jazz Listening Skills, Festival Performances, Guest Artists and Clinicians, Fundraising, Making a Recording, and Organizing Jazz Festival and Tours. 2471446 Book/CD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55.00 H The Jazz Ensemble Director's Manual— Richard Lawn. This should be the "Bible" for every jazz educator! It covers all aspects of conducting and instructing a stage band. Including a wealth of practical methods and materials, Richard Lawn covers such topics as beginning a jazz education program, funding the program, improvisation, size, scheduling, performance, philosophy, and many more. Don't miss it! 2075240 Book/CD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.00 The Jazz Language (A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation)— Dan Haerle. This text provides all of the materials commonly used by the jazz musician in a logical order dictated both by complexity and need. The book is not intended to be either an arranging or improvisation text, but a pedagogical reference providing the information musicians need to pursue any activity they wish. 2070845 Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.99 H Jazz Pedagogy—J. Richard Dunscomb and Willie Hill. A comprehensive guide that opens the doors to the world of jazz education. Written by internationally recognized and successful jazz educators experienced at teaching jazz to elementary, middle school, high school and college students as well as to teachers and administrators. You will find realistic and 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. Uniquely innovative, this one-of-a-kind handbook incorporates the web as an ongoing resource tool that provides the ultimate in reference information. The included DVD presents 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 your library and/or jazz pedagogy class. 5970441 Book/DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65.99 The Jazzer's Cookbook (Creative Recipes for Players and Teachers)—Various Authors. This is a must-have exciting collection of favorite tips from 57 of today's most outstanding educators, performers and pros in the jazz education world. The Jazzer's Cookbook is an ideal resource containing proven successful suggestions that will not only aid the teacher/director from junior high school to university levels, but the conductor and performer from novice to professional. Also included are performance tips on instrument technique, rehearsals, programming, technology, improvisation and more. This book can inform and inspire creativity and improvement at all levels! 10439100 Paperback Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.95 l Latin Jazz Guide (A Path to Authentic Percussion and Ensemble Performance)— James Dreier. The Latin Jazz Guide covers in depth the 12 most common Latin jazz styles including bossa nova, samba, mambo, cha-cha and others with style-specific information. The content for each style references "at-a-glance" basic information pages; "percussion solutions" scores for basic and advanced players; rhythm section sample scores for bass, piano and guitar; background information on each style; performance tips; additional resources; recommended listening examples; exclusive example and play-along videos on the companion website, and more! 10557361 Paperback Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.99 l Rhythm First! (A Beginner's Guide to Jazz Improvisation)—Tom Kamp. In a step-by-step fashion, Rhythm First! builds up the student's library of rhythmic figures and has them playing along with the accompanying CD to get the sound and feel of jazz soloing under their fingers. Melodically, the book starts with playing simple rhythmic figures on any note, then on the tonic of the F blues scale, followed by the tonic and one other note. Over the course of the book, it progresses to show how and when to use three kinds of blues scales. This method is more fun and therefore more successful in getting students starting to improvise than many other approaches. A must for any school jazz program! 10567894 C Version Book/CD . . . . . . . . . . 18.00 l Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles— Richard Miles. For the first time, this volume from the acclaimed Teaching Music series is available for directors of beginning jazz ensembles. This edition pairs practical perspectives from world-class jazz educators and performers, who specialize in working with beginning ensembles, together with Teacher Resource Guides for more than 60 of the best jazz charts published for beginning ensembles. As in the other volumes, each resource guide includes background information on both the composer and the history of each chart, technical and stylistic considerations, a discussion of the musical elements, and measure-by-measure rehearsal suggestions for the best repertoire tailored for beginning jazz bands. Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles is a truly significant resource for jazz educators and their students, and an invaluable contribution to the field of jazz education! Contributors: Ronald Carter, Roosevelt Griffin, Ben Huntoon, Brian Logan, Rob Parton, Willis Rapp, and Dean Sorenson. 10563813 Hardcover Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44.95 H Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 1—Richard Miles & Ronald Carter. Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz continues in the best tradition of the Teaching Music series, bringing together insights from top jazz educators and invaluable analysis of the best repertoire published for jazz ensembles of all skill levels. This book is the ideal resource for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the preeminent music for jazz ensembles by seminal jazz composers. This 592-page book includes Teacher Resource Guides to more than 65 of the top jazz charts broken down into developing, intermediate and advanced levels. Each guide includes vital information on the composer, the composition, historical background, technical requirements, stylistic considerations, musical elements and more. Additionally, leading jazz educators and musicians contribute chapters on pertinent topics in the field of jazz education. Some of these contributors are Wynton Marsalis, Ron Carter, Ron McCurdy, Reginald Thomas and Ron Modell. This book is an essential resource for jazz leaders at all levels and a major contribution to the jazz field! 10043376 Hardcover Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43.95 l Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, Vol. 2—Richard Miles & Ronald Carter. This long-awaited Volume 2 of Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz continues in the best tradition of the Teaching Music series. As in Volume 1, it brings together insights from top jazz educators and invaluable analyses of the best repertoire published for developing, intermediate and advanced jazz ensembles. Included are Teacher Resource Guides to 100 of the top jazz charts broken down by difficulty levels. Additionally, each guide includes vital information on the composer, the composition, historical background, technical requirements, stylistic considerations musical elements and more. Also featured are chapters by leading jazz educators and musicians on topics pertinent to the field of jazz education. Here is a major contribution to the genre and an essential resource for all jazz educators! Contributors: Randy Brecker, Ronald Carter, Robert Knatt, Thara Memory, and Rodney Whitaker. 10563812 Hardcover Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46.95 EXCELLENT RESOURCES FOR JAZZ EDUCATORS Go to cart

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