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New Methods:

2016 Kjos Jazz Band Repertoire

Excellence In Jazz Pedagogy
Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy is a series of short, targeted publications by renowned jazz educator, composer, and performer Dean Sorenson. Each book in this collection focuses on specific topics important to anyone teaching or studying jazz. Use the books in the series as: · reference guides for the working music educator. · supplements

First Place for Jazz Charts
All charts in the First Place for Jazz series feature flexible instrumentation. They can be performed by the full jazz ensemble, or will sound full and complete with as few as nine players: 1st and 2nd Alto Saxophone, 1st Tenor Saxophone, 1st and 2nd Trumpet, 1st Trombone, Piano, Bass, and Drums. Parts are also included for Flute, Clarinet, F Horn, Tuba, and Baritone T.C.

Kjos FlexJazz Charts
The Kjos FlexJazz Series includes charts that allow everyone get into the game. Scored at a grade 1 level, these pieces are playable by virtually any combination of instruments. Solo sections are completely flexible and included suggested solos as well as solo scales. All rhythm section parts are completely notated. If you have an uneven or uncertain instrumentation, this is the ser


New Repertoire:

Jazz Ensemble Rhythm Section (Sorenson) - W79 / $9.95

Excellence in Jazz Pedagogy is a series of short, targeted publications by renowned jazz educator, composer, and performer Dean Sorenson. Each book in this collection focuses on specific topics important to anyone teaching or studying jazz.
Use the books in the series as:
· reference guides for the working music educator.
· supplements to instrumental techniques and methods courses that are a part of music education degree programs.
· stand-alone texts for undergraduate or graduate level jazz pedagogy courses.
· introductions to jazz topics for students studying privately.
· refreshers for seasoned jazz professionals.
In Volume 2: Jazz Ensemble Rhythm Section, the author takes a look at the jazz ensemble rhythm section–the engine that powers band. Leading a jazz ensemble successfully requires not only a basic knowledge of each rhythm section instrument and notation used for that instrument, but also a thorough understanding of how to dissect and perfect the rhythm section sound and groove. This book will address those needs in a comprehensive yet concise manner. Included with each book is online access to correlated duplicable resources in the Kjos Multimedia Library.


Chin Music (Sorenson) - ZB446 / $48.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

A straight ahead rocker that refers to a baseball pitch that is thrown to the high and inside part of the plate. A very high-energy chart that is a perfect closer or opener.

Duration: 2:05


Minnesalsa (Freier) - ZB449 / $48.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

Heating up the north woods, this is a very authentic yet playable salsa groove. Clearly notated rhythm section parts help students be successful playing this challenging style.

Duration 4:00


Nature’s Cacophony, Book 1 (Allred) - WP620 / $6.50

A perfect collection for pre-teen and teenage students who are picky with what repertoire they want to study and play. Diverse and contemporary writing that advance skills and showmanship. Each book contains eight piano solos that capture, with dramatic flair, some of the wonderment of nature. These books are perfect for study and for recitals.

Level: Intermediate/ Late Intermediate


Chin Music - Score (Sorenson) - ZB446F / $7.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

A straight ahead rocker that refers to a baseball pitch that is thrown to the high and inside part of the plate. A very high-energy chart that is a perfect closer or opener.

Duration: 2:05

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New Methods & Collections:

2016 Kjos Jazz Band Repertoire

Excellence In Jazz Pedagogy

First Place for Jazz Charts

Kjos FlexJazz Charts

 

 

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