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New Methods:

2016 Kjos Concert Band Repertoire

Bach and Before for Band - Book 2
Bach and Before for Band, the popular collection of four-part chorales for concert band has just been extended to a Book 2!

*WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 29, 2016

Standard of Excellence Festival Solos, Book 3
Festival Solos Books 1, 2, and 3, by Bruce Pearson, Mary Elledge, and Dave Hagedorn, are collections of outstanding solo arrangements of classic literature from master composers—ideal for contests, festivals, concerts, and private study.

*WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 29, 2016

Tradition of Excellence: Excellence in Chamber Music
Tradition of Excellence: Excellence in Chamber Music is a collection of flexibly scored ensembles— perfect for festivals, fall or spring concerts, summer camps, or ensemble practice. All fifteen songs are arranged for any combination of band instruments, from solo to small ensemble to full concert band. Excellence in Chamber Music Book 1 is correlated with Tradition of Excel


New Repertoire:

Fantasy on American Folk Songs - WB476 / $80.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

Dwayne Milburn, composer of the popular American Hymnsong Suite (WB365), writes a fantastic treatment of four popular American folk songs: Little Liza Jane, Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair, All the Pretty Little Horses, and Sweet Betsy from Pike. Independent writing and chamber-music like passages will sharpen your late intermediate band’s musicality. Perfect selection for a patriotic concert!

Duration: 6:33


Groovy Loops - WB480 / $85.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

This short, energetic, and jazzy piece is a lot of fun to play and listen to. The title refers to repeated patterns and phrases that provide support for the melodies. Intertwined syncopated lines require players with excellent rhythmic sense. Composer Scott McKenzie uses a large palette of colors with moving lines, percussive effects, and rich harmonies that will make Groovy Loops an essential part of every band’s library.

Duration: 4:30


Excellence In Chamber Music Book 1 - Percussion (Nowlin / Pearson) - W40PR / $8.99

Tradition of Excellence: Excellence in Chamber Music is a collection of flexibly scored ensembles— perfect for festivals, fall or spring concerts, summer camps, or ensemble practice. All fifteen songs are arranged for any combination of band instruments, from solo to small ensemble to full concert band. Excellence in Chamber Music Book 1 is correlated with Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method, Book 1.

Perfect Addition To Any Starting Band Program!

• 15 favorite melodies scored for maximum performance flexibility.
• Mix-and-match any combination of band instruments.
• Playable as solos, duets, trios, larger ensembles, or even full concert band.
• Add the Piano/Guitar Accompaniment to enhance performance.


Excellence In Chamber Music Book 1 - Eb Alto Clarinet (Nowlin / Pearson) - W40CLE / $6.99

Tradition of Excellence: Excellence in Chamber Music is a collection of flexibly scored ensembles— perfect for festivals, fall or spring concerts, summer camps, or ensemble practice. All fifteen songs are arranged for any combination of band instruments, from solo to small ensemble to full concert band. Excellence in Chamber Music Book 1 is correlated with Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method, Book 1.

Perfect Addition To Any Starting Band Program!

• 15 favorite melodies scored for maximum performance flexibility.
• Mix-and-match any combination of band instruments.
• Playable as solos, duets, trios, larger ensembles, or even full concert band.
• Add the Piano/Guitar Accompaniment to enhance performance.


Excellence In Chamber Music Book 1 - Electric Bass (Nowlin / Pearson) - W40EBS / $6.99

Tradition of Excellence: Excellence in Chamber Music is a collection of flexibly scored ensembles— perfect for festivals, fall or spring concerts, summer camps, or ensemble practice. All fifteen songs are arranged for any combination of band instruments, from solo to small ensemble to full concert band. Excellence in Chamber Music Book 1 is correlated with Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method, Book 1.

Perfect Addition To Any Starting Band Program!

• 15 favorite melodies scored for maximum performance flexibility.
• Mix-and-match any combination of band instruments.
• Playable as solos, duets, trios, larger ensembles, or even full concert band.
• Add the Piano/Guitar Accompaniment to enhance performance.

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New Methods & Collections:

2016 Kjos Concert Band Repertoire

Bach and Before for Band - Book 2

Standard of Excellence Festival Solos, Book 3

Tradition of Excellence: Excellence in Chamber Music

 

 

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