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Teaching Music through Performance in Beginning Jazz Band (CD)



Teaching Music through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles pairs practicle perspectives from world-class jazz educators and performers—who specialize in working with beginning ensembles—together with Teacher Resource Guides for more than 60 of the best jazz charts published for beginning ensembles. Teaching Music through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles is truly a significant resource for both beginning jazz educators and their students, and an invaluable contribution to the field.

This companion 2-CD set contains premier recordings of 29 of the most significant works for beginning jazz band that were ever composed. For more information about each piece, as well as conducting insights, refer to the book Teaching Music through Performance in Jazz for Beginning Ensembles (GIA Publications, Inc., G-9022), compiled and edited by Richard Miles, with additional contributions from Ronald Carter , Roosevelt Griffin, Ben Huntoon, Brian Logan, Rob Parton, Willis Rapp, and Dean Sorenson.

Performed by the Bryan Carter Big Band—Bryan Carter, Director

Grade 1
1. Gospel—Strommen
2. Milestones—Davis, arr. Murtha
3. Poco Loco—Strommen
4. Watermelon Man—Hancock, arr. Edmondson
Grade 1.5
5. Dance, Big’un, Dance—Ford
6. Done Deal—Harris
7. Embraceable You—Gershwin, arr. Lewis
8. Moanin’—Timmons, arr. Sweeney
9. Take the “A” Train—Strayhorn, arr. Gassi
10. The Creeper—Hefti, arr. Phillippe
11. Work Song—Adderley, arr. White
Grade 2
12. Aftershock—Barton
13. Água de Beber—Jobim, arr. Berry
14. April in Paris—Duke, arr. Stitzel
15. Blue Bossa—Dorham, arr. Sweeney
16. Blues in Hoss Flat—Foster, arr. Taylor
17. Bottom Line Blues—Jarvis

Grade 2 (cont.)
1. Flight of the Foo Birds—Hefti, arr. Phillippe
2. Opus in Chartreuse—Roland, arr. Murtha
3. St. James Infirmary—Primrose, arr. Kamuf
Grade 2.5
4. Bags’ Groove—Jackson, arr. Taylor
5. Blue Note Special—Tomaro
6. Cantaloupe Island—Hancock, arr. Kamuf
7. For Lena and Lennie—Jones, arr. Taylor
8. Running of the Bulls—Beach & Shutack
Grade 3
9. Indiana—Hanley, arr. Berry
10. It Only Happens Every Time—Jones, arr. Carubia
11. Sugar—Turrentine, arr. Taylor
12. Topsy—Battle & Durham, arr. Berry

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