The Fun Factory Violin Book: Fun, facts and puzzles for violin players everywhere (BH Chamber Music)

The Fun Factory Violin Book: Fun, facts and puzzles for violin players everywhere (BH Chamber Music)
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(Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music). When was the clarinet invented? What is the best way to look after your violin? Why is a Stradivarius violin so special? Find out in this book! Packed with fascinating facts, helpful hints and perplexing puzzles, it also contains suggestions of violin music to listen to, advice about choosing a violin, and even ideas to make practicing fun!

The Jazz Scene: An Informal History from New Orleans to 1990

The Jazz Scene: An Informal History from New Orleans to 1990
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No one can tell us more about jazz than the musicians themselves. Unfortunately, most oral histories have limited scope–focusing on a particular era or style–and fail to capture the full, rich story of jazz. Now, in this vivid oral history, W. Royal Stokes presents nearly a century of jazz–its people, places, periods, and styles–as it was seen by the artists who created America’s most distinctive music. Here, along with the author’s enlightening commentary, are the words of musicians famous and little-known, veterans of the early years and pathbreakers of the present, telling us about their origins and adventures, about the….

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The Jazz Violin and Harmony Handbook

The Jazz Violin and Harmony Handbook
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A guide for improvisation on violin, viola, and cello. Whether you are a beginning improviser or an advanced string player, you will benefit from this comprehensive guide on improvisation for string instruments! Complete with charts detailing the teaching, this is a must for any jazz string player!

The Power of Your Love: C Treble Clef (Flute, Oboe, Violin)

The Power of Your Love: C Treble Clef (Flute, Oboe, Violin)
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(Book). This jazzy collection features 12 sacred songs arranged for instrumental solo: Be Thou My Vision * Brethren, We Have Met to Worship * Come, Ye Sinners Poor and Needy * Lamb of God * Let It Rise * Oh, I Want to Know You More * On My Cross * The Power of Your Love * Praise to the Lord, the Almighty * Take This Life * Wonderful Words of Life * You Are My King (Amazing Love). Moderate to moderately advanced level.

The Ultimate Christmas Fake Book: for Piano, Vocal, Guitar, Electronic Keyboard & All "C" Instruments (Fake Books)

The Ultimate Christmas Fake Book: for Piano, Vocal, Guitar, Electronic Keyboard & All
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(Fake Book). The 5th edition of this bestseller features 275 traditional and contemporary Christmas hits! Includes the melody line, lyrics and chords for: Away in a Manger * Blue Christmas * The Christmas Shoes * The Christmas Song * Coventry Carol * Deck the Hall * Do You Hear What I Hear * Feliz Navidad * Frosty the Snow Man * Fum, Fum, Fum * Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer * Happy Holiday * A Holly Jolly Christmas * I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day * I’ll Be Home for Christmas * Jingle-Bell Rock * Jingle Bells….

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The World Of Count Basie (Da Capo Paperback)

The World Of Count Basie (A Da Capo paperback)
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The late Count Basie is one of the jazz immortals. The master of swing, whose beat was the subtlest and supplest of all the bandleaders, Basie featured some of the great soloists in jazz history while he sat unobtrusively at the piano, keeping time with his unmatched rhythm section, showing off the surging power of his brass players, and commenting wittily with a single chord or phrase. A man and musician of reserve and modesty, Basie nonetheless will always be a landmark for his won achievements and for the jazz musicians who passed through his band. In this sociable and….

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The World Of Duke Ellington

The World Of Duke Ellington
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“The ultimate in art is self-expression, not escape.”-Duke Ellington In this fascinating portrait of one of America’s greatest musical legends, longtime friend and jazz historian Stanley Dance recounts the life of the incomparable Duke Ellington in his own words and in the words of the artists who played along with him: longtime co-composer Billy Strayhorn, saxophonists Johnny Hodges and Ben Webster, trumpeters Cootie Williams and Clark Terry, drummer Sonny Greer, vocalist Alice Babs, and organist Wild Bill Davis, among many others. There are also first-hand accounts of Ellington’s world tours, performances in churches and the White House, interviews and public….

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Tipbook – Violin and Viola

Tipbook - Violin and Viola
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(Book). Here is a totally new and expanded edition of the 2005 original. The new 6″x9″ format offers string players at all levels essential information on auditioning and buying a new instrument, bow, and strings. Chapters on maintenance and tuning are included, as well as background information on the family, the history, and the production of the instruments, a glossary and an index, interactive Tipcodes, and a new chapter on practicing.

Take the Lead Swing: Violin (Book & CD)

Take the Lead Swing: Violin, Book & CD
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This swinging new series from Warner Bros. Publications is guaranteed to jazz up any musician. This great book features full backing tracks, demonstration tracks, chord symbols in concert pitch, and wonderful arrangements. An essential tool in jazz education, this text is a must have for all swing lovers! Titles include: Chattanooga Choo Choo * Choo Choo Ch’Boogie * I’ve Got a Gal in Kalamazoo * In the Mood * It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing) * Jersey Bounce * Pennsylvania 6-5000 * A String of Pearls.