Essential Elements for Band offers beginning students sound pedagogy and engaging music, all carefully paced to successfully start young players on their musical journey. EE features both familiar songs and specially designed exercises, created and arranged for the classroom in a unison-learning environment, as well as instrument-specific exercises to focus each student on the unique characteristics of their own instrument. EE provides both teachers and students with a wealth of materials to develop total musicianship, even at the beginning stages.
A technique-building program for any band, Essential Technique for Band is also an excellent tool for individual or small group study. This is Book 3 of the Essential Elements for Band beginning band system and features:
Individual Instrument Studies:
Special Studies Section Reading Skill Builders, Rhythm Pages, Jazz Style and Improvisation, Full Chorales, Rubank Scales and Arpeggios Integrated History, Theory and Creativity More Great Music Classical, world music, folk and more.
Book also includes My EE Library (www.myeelibrary.com) - Instant Stream/ Download/CD*...with Play-along mp3 tracks for many of the exercises
*Internet access required for My EE Library. Book includes instructions to order free optional CD.