Michael & Stroman: Creative Jazz Education

Michael & Stroman: Creative Jazz Education

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Creative Jazz Education has been created by two of the country's leading jazz educators. The book and CD are designed as a practical guide for teachers at all levels, with hundreds of musical examples.

It provides practical guidance for GCSE, Standard Grade, a comprehensive view of jazz incorporating swing, Latin, rock and African music, written vamps for keyboard accompaniments, a step-by-step approach to teaching improvisation, guidance in arranging for the classroom, clear discussion of jazz harmony in various styles along with hints on directing.

Listen to a sample of some of the lessons on the CD:

The accompanying CD gives a clear idea of how some of the musical examples should sound.

Bk/CD, 118 pages

"A beautifully produced book which will help teachers set up and, of course, direct workshops and ensembles in a college or secondary school." - Music Teacher Magazine

"An invaluable teaching handbook which displays a refreshing common sense about music." - Ian Carr, international jazz performer, writer and educator

"Scott Stroman's teaching methods have long been the subject of my admiration, having watched him work. But if you can't be there, then this excellent volume is surely the next best thing." - John Dankworth, UK jazz legend