Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble (Tuba) (A Comprehensive Method for Jazz Style and Improvisation). Composed by Mike Steinel. For Jazz Ensemble, Tuba. Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble. Jazz and Instructional. Grade 1-2. Method book and accompaniment CD. Leadsheet notation, instructional text and introductory text. 32 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.841623).
ISBN 0634029886. With leadsheet notation, instructional text and introductory text. Jazz and Instructional. 9x12 inches.
Specifically designed to teach jazz basics to students with 1 or 2 years playing experience, but with no prior experience playing jazz. Great for individual or classroom use. Teaches the basics of swing style in a step-by-step approach using well-known songs. Improvisation is made easy starting with simple 2-measure phrases. Scales and basic theory are introduced in a simple and easy to understand approach. 2 CD's are included with recordings of all exercises and arrangements. Other features: 7 full band arrangements, sample solos, jazz history and people.