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Teaching Music through Performance Resources


Volume 1
Table of Contents
Chapters include “Why Teach Jazz?” by Wynton Marsalis; “A Multi-Cultural Approach to Jazz Education” by Ronald Carter; “Rehearsal Techniques: A Holistic Approach Integrating Composition, Improvisation, Theory, and Cultural Considerations in the Rehearsal” by Ron McCurdy; “The Rhythm Section: The Band within the Band” by Reginald Thomas; and “Promoting a High School Jazz Band” by Ron Modell.

Volume 2
Table of Contents
Chapters include "Creative Clinic Workshop: How to Stimulate Your Individual Creative Process," "Cultural Approaches to Teaching Jazz Improvisation," "The Human Art of Improvisation," "Building A Successful Middle School Jazz Program," and "The Role of the Double Bass."

Beginning Jazz Band

Jazz for Beginning Ensembles
Table of Contents

Chapters include: "Recruitment and Rehearsal Strategies for the Beginning Jazz Ensemble," "Scheduling Options for the Beginning Jazz Ensemble," "Beginning Jazz Ensemble Instrumentation," "Basic Jazz Articulations for Beginning Jazz Band," "Beginning Jazz Improvisation," and "Selected Resources."

Kristina Shanton

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Kristina Shanton
Subjects: Music