Dick Lowell and Ken Pullig: Arranging For Large Jazz Ensemble

Dick Lowell and Ken Pullig: Arranging For Large Jazz Ensemble

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Create horn arrangements with texture and style! Learn the same jazz ensemble arranging techniques taught by renowned Berklee College of Music faculty, and studied by the best and brightest arrangers working today. This book focuses on classic big band and jazz styles, but the core information about horn harmony and arranging can be used for any style, from hip-hop to ska. It includes all the information you need when creating horn charts, fueling and inspiring you with the written charts of Berklee legends Jeff Friedman, Ted Pease, Scott Free, Greg Hopkins, and Bill Scism.

Topics include: Writing Techniques; Voicing Techniques; special effects, styles of leading arrangers. Includes analysis of a complete arrangement, annotated and performed on the CD which also includes over 60 demo tracks and arrangements written in the style of the masters like Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Gil Evans, all performed by Berklee faculty members. Bk/CD, 208 pages