Features beginning through advanced jazz improvisation and saxophone lessons by long-time jazz saxophone instructor and author, Randy Hunter. The lessons include video and written instruction. Some of the lessons include play-along tracks. All lessons are available for download.
Beginning Saxophone: The Jazz Approach, features beginning sax lessons with an emphasis on learning to play jazz. The lessons include video and written instruction along with mp3 demonstrations, jazz improvisation lessons, and play-along tracks. This complete method is easy-to-follow, fun, and available for download or in book format with USB flash drive. Free introductory lessons are available at the website.
First Steps to Jazz Improvisation can jump-start your journey into jazz by using the basics that all students and musicians already know - major scales.
By Trumpeter Jason Klobnak,Targeting: Improvisation With Purpose" reveals some of the many different ways we can creatively target notes and create a more meaningful message to our audience. Skype lessons available.
Improvise For Real distills modern harmony down to its pure mathematical essence – basic tonal structures that the student immediately learns to hear and create. Through a simple and elegant framework of "tonal maps," IFR empowers the student to truly understand modern harmony and to weave melodies effortlessly across any song or chord progression.
TRADITION IS A TEMPLE explores New Orleans’ unique musical culture & the fragility of tradition in the modern world. The movie weaves together intimate personal discussions shot over a four year span with once-in-a-lifetime studio performances by New Orleans greats. We’re currently fundraising for post-production costs through a crowd funding website called Kickstarter.com.
Website of Jude Hibler & Dale Bruning featuring educational jazz books, CD's, & concert information.
"Free Improvisation: A Practical Guide" - This is a 120 page Improvisation Workbook that students & professionals alike can enjoy.
Craig's site features his blog, workshops, CD's, & ear training method entitled, "New Ears Resolution". By playing along with the “New Ears” CD, you learn to recognize all of the various notes in the major scale, & you become adept at finding any scale degree on your instrument in any key.
Michele Weir is an internationally respected arranger, teacher & singer/pianist. Visit the MichMusic Store for books, CDs, vocal group & Big Band arrangements. Contact her for MichMusic Personal Study, or visit the Free Downloads page.
Trevor Salloum is a percussionist & teacher specializing in jazz, Afro-Cuban & Middle Eastern music. He is a best selling author with Mel Bay Publications.
We here at Sher Music Company are pleased to make available to musicians world-wide an assortment of the finest jazz and Latin music books on the market. Our books are made by musicians, for musicians and are designed to be the most informative and comprehensive books ever published on their respective topics.
Website of guitarist, composer, educator, and author Garrison Fewell offers information on his lessons, clinics, jazz workshops, educational publications, recordings, and performances
This site sells CD's and Sheet Music by award winning composer, Jens Wendelboe, for Big Band, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band & more.
In this series of books the player internalizes the "theory" by playing: they create their own technique exercises which are from the beginning played without reading. * See the review of David Beecroft's new book, "Perfecting Intonation" on the Jazz Reviews Page.
Richard Corpolongo has four books on improvisation, "217 Sequences For The Contemporary Musician" and Improvisation" a set of three books (Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced). One play-a-long DVD to cover all the material in the three improvisation books.
An affordable place to find and have jazz solos transcribed. Tune transposing and music notation services are also available.
Aaron Santee is a Christian saxophonists and EWI player, author of several instructional books, saxophone designer, and private instructor based in southern Wisconsin. Some of his publications include:"SAXOPHONE - Everything Sax Players Should Know!" and "Jazz Improv Lab Dominant 7"
The World's Only Source for Downloadable Play-Along Tracks is owned and operated by Bill Harrison. These tracks allow you to practice the forms, turnarounds and harmonic cycles that are the backbone of traditional and contemporary jazz. You'll be able to study and internalize many of the harmonic and rhythmic fundamentals you'll need to play any tune, any style, any tempo. You can also work on specific tunes with the new STANDARDS tracks.
This site features a jazz book and CD by jazz clinician Lenore Raphael called Jazz Master Class. Started in 1980 as a company that published songs in the jazz and musical theater vein, we expanded our catalog to include show tunes and children’s music.
"It is our goal to create and distribute the best original music in the world of jazz and cabaret. "
Whether you are at a beginner's level or an advanced player looking to improve your drumming basics, you'll find Practical Drumset to be a useful tool.
Professional 8 String Lap Steel Guitars & Console Steel Guitars Instructional DVDs C6th Tuning for Beginners