The Complete Woodwind Instructor

When teaching beginning students to play a woodwind instrument in a classroom situation, many educators, especially those who are not woodwind players themselves, have found it difficult to address the needs of each individual at every step of their musical and...

The Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music

William H. Rehrig IMPORTANT NOTE: This CD-ROM version is now obsolete as the Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music is now available in an online version, continuously updated. Notes for the CD-ROM version: All of the information now expanded and revised from the...

Jazz Ensemble Director’s Manual

Completely revised in 1995. Now includes the most up-to-date information available for jazz educators. New charts, lists and bibliographies have been included as well as a complete chapter on Computers, Technology and Jazz Education. This text is a must for the...

Reflections

“Reflections” is a musical portrayal of the people and moments in our lives which shape and change us. Musical elements from various sources are woven into a rich tapestry of sounds and colors that show the full expressive range of the band. Perfect for...

Tricinium

A dynamic composition written in three connected sections by popular Ohio composer Tracy Behrman that is an outstanding programming choice for mid-level bands. Impressive and unique sounds combined with effective scoring that will challenge your players while making...

Jubilance

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor 13 outstanding new compositions by eight popular composer/arrangers are premiered on this spectacular new compact disc. Composers whose works are showcased include James Swearingen, Robert Sheldon, Ed Huckeby, Alfred...

Raise Your Voice In Song

One of Claude T. Smith’s last completed works, “Raise Your Voice in Song” was commissioned by the Nebraska Music Educators Association for the 50th Anniversary on NMEA! It was written for the 1986 All-State Band, Choir and Orchestra for their...

The Complete Percussionist

As one of America’s most well-known college percussion instructors and Past-President of the Percussive Arts Society, Bob Breithaupt’s The Complete Percussionist has been a mainstay on the shelf of music educators for a generation. His clinics and...

Command Performance CD

This CD contains accompaniment tracks for all Command Performance products. CONTENTS: The COMMAND PERFORMANCE BAND BOOK tracks: (These titles are all included in the book. Not available separately.) 1. Bb Concert Tuning Note; 2. Rock Star – Andy Clark; 3. Rock...

The Eternal Journey

Written as a tribute to Mike Bandman, Ruth Moore and Jeff Worth, band directors in Gurnee School District 56 Gurnee, Illinois in recognition of their 94 years of combined service to the band and music programs, “The Eternal Journey” opens with a strong...

Escape From Krypton

Although a chemical element on the periodic table, Krypton is also a fictional planet in comic book lore that explodes just after the escape by our favorite super hero. Robert W. Smith’s “Escape From Krypton” captures the energy and suspense of the...

Pride of Pittsburgh

Sousa’s unique and never-before published concert “grand march” was composed as a tribute to two other popular American composers, Stephen Foster and Ethelbert Nevin. Along with an original Sousa march theme it includes Foster’s “Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming” and...

Raise Your Voice In Song

One of Claude T. Smith’s last completed works, “Raise Your Voice in Song” was commissioned by the Nebraska Music Educators Association for the 50th Anniversary on NMEA! It was written for the 1986 All-State Band, Choir and Orchestra for their...

As The Eagle Flies

Both bold and dramatic, this new work by celebrated composer James Swearingen is sure to inspire your young students to aim high for that special performance. Comfortable ranges, accessible rhythms and well- marked parts all combine to create a magical opportunity for...

Reflections From The Wall

“Reflections From the Wall” commemorates the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, and is inspired by the men and women who served our country during this conflict. The basis of the music is an emotional representation of the composer’s...

The Eternal Journey

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor An eclectic collection by many of the top composers of concert band music that is performed by The Washington Winds, Conducted by Edward S. Petersen. Composers represented include Matt Conaway, James Swearingen,...

Studio and Big Band Drumming

This book is extremely useful in providing the drummer with the fundamental skills to perform in a studio orchestra, big band, show band or small combo. It includes concepts, ideas and philosophies concerning how to play musically with any type of ensemble. Ideally,...

The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa

Leonard B. Smith and The Detroit Concert Band Originally recorded for the Detroit Concert Band’s “Sousa American Bicentennial Collection” LP record series, these recordings were renowned for the immaculate performances of the Detroit Concert Band....

Developing the Language of Jazz

DEVELOPING THE LANGUAGE OF JAZZ is a unique & comprehensive warm-up method that will have your jazz ensemble reading and playing stylistically more correct after a few 5 to 8 minute warm-up sessions. This method has been used for years at the middle school and...

Journey To The Stars

The exciting drive of the percussion section introduces the glorious sounds of woodwinds and brass, a bold declaration that the best is yet to come. As if on cue, our musical journey is then woven into a beautiful theme that your audience will find highly appealing....

And The Angels Called

Reflective, joyous and uplifting are but a few of the words that best describe this highly dramatic work by noted composer James Swearingen. Intended as a tribute, this composition musically celebrates three wonderful high school students whose lives were all...

Flight of Valor

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor James Swearingen is one of the most performed contemporary wind band composer of the last quarter-century for all grade level . “Flight of Valor – The Band Music of James Swearingen” is his fifth CD...

Black Ops

This up-tempo rock tune is guaranteed to rock the first time and every time you play it! “Black Ops” successfully captures the feel of a covert mission, and when combined with the composer’s signature driving rock feel, makes for a winning combination. Written solidly...

Songs Of Christmas Cheer

This joyous medley of three of the most popular Christmas songs of all time will allow you to program a crowd favorite for that special yuletide concert. “O Come, All Ye Faithful,” “Deck The Halls,” and “We Wish You A Merry...