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  • Gandy Dancer by Jeff Jarvis, from Kendor

    hoff | Print & Digital | October 11, 2013

    Named after a ski run in Vail, Colorado, this driving funk original sports a solid introduction, tuneful melody, and rich chord progression for developing groups. Written or ad lib solos are offered for all winds and the chart features Kendor Konvertible scoring for 9-17 players. It also includes a guitar chord chart by Jim Greeson and optional parts for flute, clarinet, horn in F, tuba and vibes. Duration 3:30.

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  • Hal Leonard Pop Piano Hits Series

    hoff | Print & Digital | October 11, 2013

    The latest edition in Hal Leonard’s Pop Piano Hits series lets piano students of all ages play megahits like “Blurred Lines” (Robin Thicke featuring T.I. + Pharrell), “Brave” (Sara Bareilles), “Cruise” (Florida Georgia Line) • “Get Lucky” (Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams), and more. Each book contains five simple and easy-to-read arrangements with lyrics, important fingerings, and chord symbols.

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  • Hal Leonard’ The Martin Ukulele

    hoff | Print & Digital | September 16, 2013

    The Martin Ukulele is a detailed look at the ukuleles built by the C. F. Martin Co. and at how the instruments' success forever changed the company that made them. Martin's ukulele making led the small, respected builder of fine guitars and mandolins into an era of unprecedented growth in the 1920s and helped it become one of the most notable manufacturers of high-quality guitars in the world.   Drawing heavily from the extensive archives at the Martin factory, the authors examine the company and its development, featuring production records, sales ledgers, and a vast collection of correspondence as well as hundreds of photos, including pictures of many of the rarest ukuleles the company produced.

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  • Carl Fischer’s Complete Conservatory Method for Trumpet

    hoff | Print & Digital | September 16, 2013

    This re-engraved edition of Jean-Baptiste Arban’s invaluable Complete Conservatory Method for Trumpet keeps intact the Arban system, while adding insights that reflect how the trumpet is taught in the 21st century. This new edition contains Arban’s Original and Complete Method, The Art of Phrasing (150 Songs and Operatic Airs), 68 Duets for Two Cornets, 14 Characteristic Studies, and the 12 Celebrated Fantaisies and Airs Variés. The included data CD provides listening examples of the 14 Characteristic Studies as performed by Hooten, along with piano accompaniment tracks for the 12 Celebrated Fantaisies and Airs Variés, recorded by pianist John Walker.

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  • Alfred’s ‘Kinky Boots’ and ‘Pippin’

    hoff | Print & Digital | September 16, 2013

    From the six-time Tony® Award winning musical comes Kinky Boots: Sheet Music from the Broadway Musical. This colorful 164-page souvenir songbook contains sheet music for every song written by Cyndi Lauper on the show’s original cast recording. An updated, newly-engraved songbook was produced in direct consultation with Stephen Schwartz to coincide with the 2013 Broadway revival Pippin: Sheet Music from the Broadway Musical. This songbook for the musical that won “Best Revival of a Musical” during this year’s Tony Awards ceremony contains 13 songs.

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  • Suzuki Method Products from Alfred Music

    hoff | Print & Digital | August 8, 2013

    The new editions of Suzuki Violin School Part, Volume 6 (Revised) and Nurtured by Love (Revised Edition) include updates to the method of pedagogue Shin’ichi Suzuki. The revised edition for Suzuki Violin School, Volume 6 has been edited by the International Violin Committee and is now available for purchase. The revised edition features new engravings in a 9 x 12 format that allows a more readable page for students. The bowings and fingerings have been edited to optimize the musical performance of each piece. The violin part is available both by itself and packaged with the CD, which features soloist William Preucil in a stunning new recording.

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  • Fingerstyle Jazz Guitar Essentials from Stringletter

    hoff | Print & Digital | August 8, 2013

    This 84-page book and audio package by Sean McGowan is a comprehensive course in learning the art of fingerstyle jazz guitar, taught by a world class jazz guitarist and instructor. From building chord vocabulary to separating bass and melody voices and to developing improvisation techniques, McGowan’s approach will help readers learn to play a variety of dynamic solo fingerstyle arrangements. The book includes 12 lessons on chord voicings and inversions, building jazz arrangements, and more, with over 120 musical examples, exercises, and songs, with audio.

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  • Retail Truths from Hal Leonard

    hoff | Print & Digital | August 5, 2013

    Retail Truths: The Unconventional Wisdom of Retailing and 50 Ideas to Train Your Sales Staff in 15 Minutes a Day is a collection of more than 400 street-smart lessons on retailing that Chip Averwater has gathered from his own experience in business, as well as from his mentors and retailer friends.

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  • Hal Leonard’s David Jahnke on New Products at Summer NAMM

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  • Hal Leonard’s ‘The Rickenbacker Electric Bass – 50 Years as Rock’s Bottom’

    hoff | Print & Digital | July 17, 2013

    The Rickenbacker Electric Bass – 50 Years As Rock’s Bottom provides hundreds of color photos and descriptions, along with the history to sort out the legend from the lore. This book is for people like author and Rickenbacker aficionado Paul Boyer: bass players and collectors. But musical instrument dealers, pawn shops, and auction houses will also find the book useful when assessing instruments.

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  • Meredith Music Publications ‘New Work for Trombone and Euphonium’

    hoff | Print & Digital | July 15, 2013

    This text covers styles appropriate to an intermediate book for brass.  It includes music from the 14th century up to the beginning of the twentieth century from dozens of countries, including original compositions that mimic many historic styles. The musical selections outside the standard repertoire compare well in quality to the more famous works and have unique elements that increase students’ musical vocabulary. In additional to classical etudes, a number of jazz etudes are incorporated that represent important jazz styles including Dixieland, Swing, Bebop, Blues and various Latin forms.

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  • “Saxophone Artistry in Performance and Pedagogy” by Eugene Rousseau

    hoff | Print & Digital | July 11, 2013This new pedagogical work defines and describes the factors for success in both classical and non-classical performance. Throughout the book, Dr. Rousseau discusses a variety of saxophone topics from an historical view of the sound quality, articulations, learning techniques and many other topics. Rousseau covers such topics as the proper use of the air, embouchure, […] Read More...
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