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Jazz Educator's Handbook, The (Text & 2 Compact Discs)

By Beach Jarvis

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Composed by Beach Jarvis. Jazz Improvisation Method. Book and 2 CDs. 271 pages. Kendor Music Inc #20825. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.20825).

Item Number: KN.20825

This book is the most comprehensive, how-to handbook for jazz educators ever published. Featuring easy-to-understand text, loads of notated examples, photos, and unique illustrations by Steve Wiest, this 271-page compendium with two CD recordings provides inexperienced and seasoned teachers alike with tons of practical information. Topics include:

  • Starting a Jazz Program
  • Recruiting and Retaining Students
  • Jazz Combos and Chamber Groups
  • Choosing Charts
  • Rehearsal Techniques
  • Phrasing, Articulations, Dynamics
  • Coaching Wind & Rhythm Sections
  • Improvisation
  • Jazz Listening Skills
  • Festival Performances
  • Guest Artists and Clinicians
  • Fundraising
  • Making a Recording
  • Organizing Jazz Festival and Tours

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