Introducing Flute and Clarinet to Saxophonists in Jazz Band

 

  by Brett McDonald Introduce Flute and Clarinet Early Many music programs in North America begin potential saxophonists on flute and clarinet in Middle and Junior High School. I believe this tradition holds true, since between the three instrument families there are some similarities between tone production (saxophone and clarinet) and fingerings (saxophone, flute and […]


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Jazz Lick of the Week: October 26, 2015

 

 Our free Jazz Lick of the Week is courtesy of MTM writer, Scott Arcangel. Scott has some excellent charts for Big Band, which you can check out here. Click below to download a PDF version.


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Jazz Lick of the Week: October 19, 2015

 

 This week’s Free Jazz Lick is courtesy of MTM writer Oscar Utterstrom. Check out Oscar’s charts and e-books here. Click below to download a PDF version.


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Jazz Lick of the Week: October 12, 2015

 

  This week’s Jazz Lick comes from MTM writer Phil Dwyer. Check out Phil’s charts here. Click below to download this week’s Jazz Lick of the Week for free!  



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Jazz Lick of the Week: April 6, 2015

 

 This Jazz Lick of the Week is courtesy of MTM writer, Tyler Summers.  Get 20% off Tyler’s chart “Changing Spaces” for Big Band, using coupon code SPACES20 at checkout!


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Jazz Lick of the Week: March 30, 2015

 

 Thank you to MTM writer, Brett McDonald, for providing this week’s Jazz Lick of the Week! Be sure to check out Brett’s charts for Big Band in our catalog.


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Jazz Lick of the Week: March 23, 2015

 

 Thank you to MTM writer, Tyler Mire for providing this week’s Jazz Lick of the Week! Be sure to check out Tyler’s charts for Big Band and Jazz Ensemble in our catalog.


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Jazz Lick of the Week: March 16, 2015

 

 This week’s Jazz Lick of the Week is courtesy of MTM writer, Bobby Selvaggio. Browse Bobby’s charts in our catalog here. And be sure to check out Bobby’s e-book “The Art of Spontaneous Improvisation”. Click below to download the Jazz Lick of the Week for free! More from Bobby Selvaggio.


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Jazz Lick of the Week: March 9, 2015

 

 This week’s Jazz Lick of the Week is courtesy of MTM writer, Paul Tynan. Browse Paul Tynan charts in our catalog here. Click below to download the Jazz Lick of the Week for free!


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10 Tips to Better Your Musicianship

 

  By Phil Dwyer Remember that you have 2 ears and one mouth… don’t be afraid to ask questions, but often your questions will be answered anyway. Try to put yourself within range of people who are really good at what you want to do and learn by example. Develop an enthusiasm for what you […]


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Jazz Lick of the Week: March 2, 2015

 

  This week’s Jazz Lick comes from MTM writer Phil Dwyer. Check out Phil’s charts here. Click below to download this week’s Jazz Lick of the Week for free!


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Jazz Lick Of The Week: February 16, 2015

 

 This week’s Jazz Lick comes from MTM writer Scott Arcangel. Check out Scott’s charts for Big Band here. Click below to download this week’s Jazz Lick of the Week for free!


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Jazz Lick Of the Week: February 9, 2015

 

  This week’s Jazz Lick comes from MTM writer Phil Dwyer. Check out Phil’s charts here. Click below to download this week’s Jazz Lick of the Week for free!


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Jazz Lick of the Week: February 2, 2015

 

 This week’s Jazz Lick comes from MTM writer Brett McDonald. Check out Brett’s charts here. Click below to download this week’s Jazz Lick of the Week for free!