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The Power Of Two                                   ‘Tis The Season To Be Funky

                      by Doug Beach                               arranged by Doug Beach & George Shutack
                      & George Shutack
                                                                  Bring the holidays on with this medley of Christmas classics in a half-
                           Playing duets is the perfect way to    time funk style. The funky groove will have everyone tapping their feet
                           learn many of the skills necessary to  or even dancing in the aisle! Great tunes, solid voicings and space for
                           become a successful musician. In       your soloists (written or ad lib) all add up to a medley that will be the hit
                           jazz, duets are especially effective   of your holiday program.
                           when they are performed with a         #42885 .......................................................................................... $52
rhythm section accompaniment. The professionally
recorded tracks that accompany this book provide players          ScoreSync                                                                          SoloMate 1
with that opportunity. Skills that can be refined include style,
phrasing, conception, tone, articulations and dynamics. The       Turning Point                                                                      SoloMate 2
12 jazz originals included in this book feature a variety of
styles, tempos and harmonic progressions.                         by Doug Beach

There are a number of different ways in which this book and       Looking for an exciting opener that breaks away from the 12-bar blues
the accompanying recordings can be used:                          format? This swing chart has everything you need! The strong intro-
                                                                  duction leads right into the exciting minor based melody. Plenty of
   • An individual can play either duet part while the            exciting ensemble work, an open solo section (written or ad lib) and a
      recording plays the other part.                             sax soli round out the package.
                                                                  #42915 .......................................................................................... $52
   • Two players can practice playing both parts along
      with the rhythm-section-only tracks.                        ScoreSync                                                                          SoloMate

   • A player can also work on improvisation skills by            Uptown Walk
      playing along with the rhythm-section-only tracks.
                                                                  by Bret Zvacek
   • These duets also work very well in a private lesson
      where the teacher plays along with the student,             Every program needs a change of pace piece, and this pop/hip-hop
      demonstrating firsthand all of the above mentioned          influenced fusion chart is the perfect choice for your next program. The
      skill sets.                                                 infectious groove creates a modern sound, while the melodic lines
                                                                  maintain jazz phrasing concepts. The open solo section can be played
The parts are fully interchangeable among the various             as written or improvised. A wide variety of music can serve as a guide
books. In other words, a tenor saxophone player and a             for the chart, ranging from Robert Glasper all the way back to Tower of
trumpet player may perform these duets together just as           Power and Earth, Wind & Fire.
effectively as two trumpets or two tenor saxophones.              #42949 .......................................................................................... $52

             Flute Duet • #19621, $16.95                          ScoreSync                                                                          SoloMate
             Clarinet Duet • #19622, $16.95
             Alto (Bari) Saxophone Duet • #19623, $16.95          The Jazz                                                                           The Jazz
             Tenor Saxophone • #19624, $16.95                      Commandments                                                                      Commandments
             Trumpet • #19625, $16.95
             Trombone • #19626, $16.95                                    GUIDELINES FOR JAZZ ARTICULATION AND STYLE                                 (Guidelines For Jazz Articulation
             Guitar • #19627, $16.95                                                                                                by Jerry Tolson
                                                                                                                                                     And Style)
These books can also be played in a combo setting by
adding the piano, bass and drum accompaniment books.                                    by Jerry Tolson

             Piano Combo Book • #19631, $16.95                                                This book with MP3s addresses articu-
             Bass Combo Book • #19632, $8.95                                                  lation and style situations that are com-
             Drums Combo Book • #19633, $8.95                     monly found in jazz music by introducing a set of guidelines
             Full Score Book • #19634, $19.95                     that can be used to make decisions regarding the treatment
                                                                  of notes and rhythms in the swing style. Exercises and
The rhythm section players can also practice their comping        catchy tunes that can be used to sound more stylistically
skills by using specially designed MP3’s:                         accurate and authentic make this a valuable resource for
                                                                  directors, individual students, combos, and big bands. Users
   • Play along with the duet part (2 trumpets) and rhythm        of this book and MP3s will see immediate improvement in
      section.                                                    jazz articulation and style performance.

   • Play along with the duet part (2 trumpets) and rhythm                                      C Treble Clef Instruments • #20820, $19.95
      section minus your specific instrument.                                                   Bb Instruments • #20821, $19.95
                                                                                                Eb Instruments • #20822, $19.95
   • Play with just the other members of the rhythm                                             C Bass Clef Instruments • #20823, $19.95
      section.

View Sample Book  Sample MP3

ScoreSync: follow along to the music with the full score on YouTube                                                                                              7
SoloMate: rhythm section track of just the solo section for students to practice improvisation
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