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Grand Mesa Music Publishing presents “Looking Grimm” for Grade 2 Plus.

Read more: Grand Mesa Marching Shows: Looking Grimm, by Jason K. Nitsch,

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Written for developing bands, this chart is a swinging, shuffle blues with a fun saxophone soli, a written or ad lib solo for trumpet, and a richly scored ensemble section. Showcasing the entire dynamic range of the band, from a whisper to a roar, it also features Kendor Konvertible scoring for 9-17 players. Each set includes a guitar chord chart by Jim Greeson and optional flute, clarinet, F horn, tuba and vibes parts. Duration 3:35. Kendor Jazz Gateway Series #60042, $45.00

Read more: Kendor Back Online, Bebop Ballgame, and Funk Tank

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(c) ShutterstockIn the late 1970s, the independent roll technique was reserved for a handful of major new works for marimba. The focus of this article is the roll as developed by marimba virtuoso Leigh Howard Stevens. Over the past forty years, the independent roll has become common in marimba literature. It is also a technique that has no published method book devoted solely to its development.

Read more: Mastering Marimba: Laying the Foundation for Independent Rolls

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Divertimento for BandThis installment of concert band repertoire reviews features music in a range of difficulty levels by Gustav Holst, Samuel Adler, William Himes, Percy Grainger, Donald Grantham, Warren Benson, and Stravinsky. “Frank Ticheli’s List” is a compilation of core repertoire for concert band selected by composer Frank Ticheli of USC. These pieces have been reviewed by Gregory Rudgers and Dr. Alan Lourens.

Read more: Frank Ticheli's List: July

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This installment of concert band repertoire reviews features music in a range of difficulty levels by Gustav Holst, Samuel Adler, William Himes, Percy Grainger, Donald Grantham, Warren Benson and Stravinsky. “Frank Ticheli’s List” is a compilation of core repertoire for concert band selected by composer Frank Ticheli of USC. These pieces have been reviewed by Gregory Rudgers, Dr. John A. Darling, and Dr. Alan Lourens.

Read more: April Essential Repertoire: Frank Ticheli's List

 


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