Jazz

$15.25

Basix® Bass Method supplies you with everything you need to get started! It includes tips on buying and maintaining your instrument, teaches how to read TAB and standard music notation and includes instruction in a wide range of popular styles including rock, blues, country, jazz and more! There are essential licks and bass lines from different eras. The CD includes accompaniments for songs and exercises.

Author:Ron Manus, Morton Manus
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-16764
Format:Book & CD
$8.90

Jazz, Rags & Blues, Books 1 through 5 contain original solos for late elementary to early advanced-level pianists that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom. An excellent way to introduce your students to this distinctive American contribution to 20th century music. Available separately (item #18115), the CD includes dynamic recordings of each song in Books 1-3 of this series.

TITLE COMPOSER
Dandelion Rag Martha Mier (composer)
Fickle Fourths Martha Mier (composer)
Low C Boogie Martha Mier (composer)
Persistent Rhythm Martha Mier (composer)
Pine Cone Rag Martha Mier (composer)
Railroad Street Blues Martha Mier (composer)
Taking It Easy Martha Mier (composer)
Waterfront Jazz Martha Mier (composer)
What a Glorious Day! Martha Mier (composer)
Worrisome Blues Martha Mier (composer)

Composer:Martha Mier
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-16871
Format:Book
$11.10

This volume teaches five different ways to play eight pages from Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer. There are five sections, each consisting of the eight solo exercises from pages 37 through 44.

Author:Ted Reed
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-17313
Format:Book
$12.70

Anyone with basic keyboard skills (equivalent to Alfred's Basic Piano, Lesson Book 2) can dig right in and begin learning jazz right away. Spanning from the major scale and basic triad theory all the way through 7th chords, pentatonic scales and modulating chord progressions, this book features a full etude or tune demonstrating every new concept introduced. Beginning Jazz keyboard breaks the age-old tradition of dry, intimidating and confusing jazz books, and provides an actual step-by-step and enjoyable method for learning to play in this style. The CD demonstrates examples and offers opportunity to play along.

Author:Noah Baerman
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-17854
Format:Book
$26.65

This book is great for keyboardists who have learned the basics of jazz harmony and improvisation. Topics include a brief review of concepts and skills from Beginning Jazz Keyboard, and continue with the modes of the major scale, chord extensions, making the changes, using chromatic tones and guide tones, chord substitution, "rhythm changes," the blues, altered dominant chords and more. Continuing the format of Beginning Jazz Keyboard, new concepts are reinforced by etudes and songs for practice. Packed with hundreds of harmony and improvisation ideas, this book is essential for any serious student of jazz keyboard. The CD includes examples and opportunities to play along.

Author:Noah Baerman
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-17858
Format:Book & CD
$12.70

Solid guitar instruction at a great value. Each book in this series comes with a CD so you can listen and play along with every song and example—all for the same price as the book alone! Learn by playing familiar blues, rock, jazz, classical, folk and country songs, from the fundamentals of level 1 to the more advanced techniques of level 4. 40 pages.

Author:Morton Manus, Ron Manus
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-17864
Format:Book & CD
$25.40

The Classical Guitarist's Guide to Jazz

World-famous guitarist and composer Andrew York has created the "Classical Cats" series to be the classical guitarist's ultimate guide to jazz. This book includes introductory lessons on harmony. The CD includes exercises and examples performed by the author.

Author:Andrew York
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-18471
Format:Book & CD
$8.90

Jazz, Rags & Blues, Books 1 through 5 contain original solos for late elementary to early advanced-level pianists that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom. An excellent way to introduce your students to this distinctive American contribution to 20th century music.

TITLE COMPOSER
Birmingham Blues Martha Mier (composer)
Good Time Rag Martha Mier (composer)
Grandview Boulevard Martha Mier (composer)
Jackson Street Blues Martha Mier (composer)
Katy's Dance Martha Mier (composer)
Last Chance Blues Martha Mier (composer)
Mr. Trumpet Man Martha Mier (composer)
Steamboat Rag Martha Mier (composer)
Tuxedo Jazz Martha Mier (composer)

Composer:Martha Mier
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-18770
Format:Book
$23.50

The Classical Guitarist's Guide to Jazz

World-famous guitarist and composer Andrew York has created the "Classical Cats" series to be the classical guitarist's ultimate guide to jazz. This book includes introductory lessons on chord voicings, voice leading, and arranging for solo guitar.

Author:Andrew York
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-19383
Format:Book & CD
$8.90

Students will be inspired and motivated by the syncopated rhythms and the colorful, rich harmonies of jazz. Detailed articulation, dynamic and pedal markings create a thoughtful and thorough performance. Titles: Christmas Medley * The First Noel *Go Tell it on the Mountain * Jingle Bells * Jolly Old St. Nicholas * We Three Kings of Orient Are * We Wish You a Merry Christmas.

TITLE COMPOSER
Christmas Medley
The First Noel
Go, Tell It on the Mountain
Jingle Bells
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas
Silent Night
We Three Kings of Orient Are
We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Arranger:Martha Mier
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-22419
Format:Book
$8.90

Students will be inspired and motivated by the syncopated rhythms and the colorful, rich harmonies of jazz. Detailed articulation, dynamic and pedal markings create a thoughtful and thorough performance. Titles: Away in a Manger * Deck the Halls * Fum, Fum, Fum * God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen * Good King Wenceslas * Jingle Bells * Jolly Old Saint Nicholas * Joy to the World * Toyland * Up on the Housetop * We Three Kings of Orient Are.

TITLE COMPOSER
Away in a Manger Martha Mier (arranger)
Deck the Halls Martha Mier (arranger)
Fum, Fum, Fum Martha Mier (arranger)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen Martha Mier (arranger)
Good King Wenceslas Martha Mier (arranger)
Jingle Bells Martha Mier (arranger)
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas Martha Mier (arranger)
Joy to the World Martha Mier (arranger)
Toyland Martha Mier (arranger)
Up on the Housetop Martha Mier (arranger)
We Three Kings of Orient Are Martha Mier (arranger)

Arranger:Martha Mier
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-24435
Format:Book
$21.60

The Stew Musical

This innovative new musical won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Book and is soon to be a Spike Lee film. Singer-songwriter and performance artist Stew brings to the stage the story of a young black musician traveling from L.A. to Amsterdam to Berlin and back, all in search of “the real.” Heartfelt and hilarious, the soulful songs “pass” from gospel, punk, blues, jazz, and rock. The 15 songs are arranged in standard piano/vocal format with the melody in the piano part. Includes: Amsterdam • The Black One • Love like That • Mom Song • Must Have Been High • Work the Wound • Youth's Unfinished Song • and more.

Song List:
•Amsterdam
•Arlington Hill
•The Black One
•Come Down Now
•Cue Music
•Keys
•Love Like That
•Merci Beaucoup, M. Godard
•Mom Song
•Must Have Been High
•Prologue (We Might Play All Night)
•Stoned
•We Just Had Sex
•Work The Wound
•Youth's Unfinished Song

Composer:Stew
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL00313425
Format:Book