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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 to

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:

Chattin’ Some Latin - Score (Ciechomski) - ZB447F / $7.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

A cool Latin chart that sounds like an evening dance party. Everyone gets a chance to play the melody at some point. Everyone will be talking about this one.

Duration: 2:03


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


One Eyed Jack (Sorenson) - ZB445 / $48.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

Minor modes seem to work great with young players, and this medium tempo swinger holds all the cards. The melody is played in a call and response pattern, while the shout chorus includes solid concerted figures.

Duration: 2:20


Funky See, Funky Do - Score (Sorenson) - ZB443F / $7.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

A grooving chart that encourages enough mischief to be fun, without going over the top. Funk rhythms are presented in a very teachable way with plenty of repetition and clear articulation markings.

Duration: 2:10


Blues Testing - Score (Sorenson) - ZB444F / $7.00audio available for this titlesample available for this title

Finally, a test that students will look forward to taking! This straight ahead swinger is perfect for teaching swing rhythm interpretation and improvising on a blues. Ideal for any program.

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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