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  • Essentials of Music Theory: Complete - Music Theory Book
    Item # QTT230651
    | Mfg # 17234
    | UPC # 038081149196
    By Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morton Manus Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-tr...
  • The Ghosts of Christmas Eve by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
    Item # DD0128
    | Mfg # WEA53127
    | UPC # 085365312722
    Trans-Siberian Orchestra's The Ghosts of Christmas Eve is a timeless holiday story of a young runaway who breaks into an old movie palace looking for shelter on a snow filled Christmas Eve. There she is discovered by the old caretaker who uses the ghosts and spirits that inhabit this long abandoned world to turn her life around. This enchanting tale featuring Ossie Davis, singer/songwriter Jewel, and Broadway superstar Michael Crawford, is highli...
  • The Daily Adventures of Mixerman, Hardcover by Backbeat Books
    Item # QTT286776
    | Mfg # 332789
    | UPC # 884088275600
    Series: Book Publisher: Backbeat Books Medium: Hardcover Author: Mixerman Mixerman is a recording engineer working with a famous producer on the debut album of an unknown band with a giant recording budget. Mixerman is supposed to be writing about recording techniques, but somehow, through that prism, he has hit upon a gripping story. Like all great narratives, Mixerman's diary has many anti-heroes for whom we, the readers, can have nothing ...
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  • A 4-time Grammy Award winner and perennial Downbeat poll topper, Phil Woods has established himself as the most formidable alto sax player to explode on the scene since Charlie Parker...."fluid and passionate," wrote noted jazz critic Leonard Feather. With his feet and his roots in Charlie Parker's blues and bebop, Phil Woods has for nearly 40 years been one of the most captivating, hypnotic soloists in all jazz. Woods was a standout i...
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  • The Creative Director: Conductor, Teacher, Leader By Edward S. Lisk
    Item # QTT252176
    | Mfg # 317165
    | UPC # 884088135904
    Conducting-listening skills, harmonic and melodic content, ensemble sonority and expressive conducting are only a few of the insightful topics included in Ed Lisk's latest publication. The complexities of instrumental music as related to Howard Gardner's Theories of Multiple Intelligences are thoroughly discussed and provide an overwhelming foundation for the support of music in the schools. From philosophy to practicality, this book has it all!
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  • The Beginner's Guide to Electronic Drums - Softcover with CD
    Item # QIU319027
    | Mfg # 6620157
    | UPC # 884088549916
    An Introduction to Electronic Drums and PercussionWhether you are a beginning drummer or a working professional, you'll find that the use of electronics has become standard practice. This book is a comprehensive study of all things electronic. Author Bob Terry clearly demonstrates and discusses the advantages of using (and the many professional uses for) the full electronic drum kit, percussion pad, MIDI controller, and hybrid drum kit. Includes ...
  • Buddy Rich - Live at the 1982 Montreal Jazz Festival DVD
    Item # DD335
    | Mfg # 320423
    | UPC # 073999204230
    This DVD features Buddy Rich and The Buddy Rich Big Band at the height of their popularity and influence. Contains seven beautiful arrangements that display not only Rich's virtuosity, but his unsurpassed musicianship as well. These include a rare example of Buddy on brushes and a brilliant rendition of his signature piece, the medley from ?West Side Story.? Other songs include: Hookin It ? If They Could See Me Now ? Good News ? Carioca ? Time Ch...
  • How to Play from a Real Book - Softcover
    Item # QIF324769
    | Mfg # 312097
    | UPC # 884088548186
    All musicians should be able to sit down at the keyboard and make sense of a tune. With that goal in mind, every instrumentalist and singer can profit from this book. It covers many techniques for exploring, understanding, and performing the songs found in real books. You will learn how to analyze the form and harmonic structure, insert an introduction, interpret the melody, improvise on the chords, construct bass lines, voice the chords, add sub...
  • Producing Music with Ableton Live - Softcover w/ DVD
    Item # QTT321972
    | Mfg # 333215
    | UPC # 884088566043
    Series: Music Pro Guide Books & DVDsPublisher: Hal LeonardFormat: Softcover with DVDAuthor: Jake Perrine Start producing your own music from the ground up! Ableton Live is a groundbreaking program whose unique nonlinear, incredibly flexible features set it well apart from all the other digital audio applications. It is equally at home with making beats, remixing, live recording, DJing, live looping, sound design, electronic music, hip-ho...
  • 100 Superstar Guitar Sounds On A Stompbox Budget - Reference Book/CD
    Item # QIU171897
    | Mfg # 2503100
    | UPC # 073999168006
    Learn how you can use affordable effects pedals to duplicate the sounds of rock's greatest guitarists! Straight from the ?Sound F/X? columns in Guitar magazine are the effects settings and setups for great songs from artists such as AC/DC, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Foo Fighters, Jimi Hendrix, Korn, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, Pantera, Pink Floyd, Joe Satriani, Van Halen, Stevie Ray Vaughan and many more! Each effects setting is accur...
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  • Buddy Rich Up Close - Drum DVD
    Item # DD0714
    | Mfg # DV10001102
    | UPC # 813894010273
    In 1982, Buddy Rich filmed three shows over three days at the Statler Hotel in New York. They were never aired - in fact, never edited. This Masterpiece is in pristine condition and will be released on Drum Channel as The Buddy Rich Show - coming soon. This event, Buddy Rich: Up Close, is a special edit of The Buddy Rich Show. It spotlights six songs with as many cameras as possible focusing on Buddy and his incredible drumming technique. Not ...
  • Artist Interviews, Artist Performances, Product Information In addition to commemorating Drum Workshop's 25th Anniversary, "The American Dream II" is an exciting, behind the scenes documentary about the leading American drum, pedal and hardware manufacturer - featuring interviews with DW's Don Lombardi (president) and John Good (vice-president) along with performances and appearances by a who's who of the world's top drummers. Artist ...
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