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The Jazzer's Cookbook

Creative Recipes for Players and Teachers


Item #: 114424     Status: Available

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A must have exciting collection of favorite tips from 57 of today's most outstanding educators, performers, and industry pros in the jazz education world. This is an ideal source that contains proven successful suggestions that will not only aid the teacher/director from junior high school to university levels, but the conductor and performer - novice to professional! Performance tips on instrument technique, rehearsals, programming, technology, improvisation and much more! Enjoy this quick-to-read enjoyable book that will inform and inspire creativity and improvement at all levels. Sample recipes include: Jamey Abersold, legendary jazz educator and publisher, NEW Jazz Master and LeJENd of Jazz Education Honoree Advanced Jazz Improve, How to Cook! John Clayton, Grammy award winning Bassist and composer, JEN Vice-President Left Hand Bass-ics Dennis DiBlasio, jazz saxophonist with Maynard Ferguson and others, arranger, composer, educator Get Started Improvising by Using a Single Scale-Heat, Simmer, Boil! Diane Downs, founder and artistic director of the renowned Louisville Leopard Percussionists All About the Blues! Dr. Lou Fischer, co-founder/past president of the Jazz Education Network, performer, composer, author Big Band Shake 'n Bake-Successful Performance Tips Dan Haerle, faculty/Regents professor in Jazz studies at the UNT 25 years, LeJENds of Jazz Education recipient Expand Your Palette-a taste of Voicings Dave Liebman, NEA Jazz Master, LeJENd of Jazz Education, award winning performer, lecturer, author Beyond the Music-Jazz Education in the Century of Change Darmon Meader, distinguished vocalist, arranger, and saxophonist, founder/performer New York Voices Stir, Don't Shake-Recipe for Vocal Improv Bob Mintzer, 23-year member of Yellowjackets, Grammy award-winning big band leader and composer of big band music performed globally Spice Up your Life with Music-words from one who knows! Dr. Gary Motley, recognized by National Endowment for the Arts, Great American Jazz Piano Competition, and American Composers Forum Jazz and the iPad - Add this to your Menu! Dr. Larry Ridley, educator, performer, authors and is founder/executive director for the African-American Jazz Caucus, Inc., (AAJC) Jazz Gumbo, sage advice Paris Rutherford, Regents Professor Emeritus of Jazz, Univ. of North Texas 30 years, author, arranger, LeJENds of Jazz Education recipient Recipe for Arranging Amazing Vocal Jazz Goodies

Categories: Cookbook Series, Jazz, Teaching & Conducting Resources, Teaching/Conducting

Number of Pages: 168

Format: Softcover

Discipline: Band