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  • 352 pages
  • Essential Dictionary of Orchestration: Pocket Size Book (Essential Dictionary Series)
  • Dave Black
  • English
  • 19 June 2019
  • 0739000217

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Essential Dictionary of Orchestration: Pocket Size Book (Essential Dictionary Series) At last, an orchestration book tailor made for the classroom musician on a budget Any teacher, student or professional musician, whether a composer, orchestrator, arranger, performer or enthusiast will find this thoroughly comprehensive dictionary full o

About the Author: Dave Black

Percussionist, composer, and author, Dave Black, received his Bachelor of Music in percussion performance from California State University, Northridge He has traveled around the world with a variety of entertainers and shows, performing and recording with such artists as Alan King, Robert Merrill, June Allyson, Anita O Day, Pete Jolly, Frankie Capp, Gordon Brisker, Kim Richmond, Victor Lewis, Jerry Hey, and Steve Huffsteter A prolific composer and arranger,than 60 of his compositions and arrangements have been published by most of the major publishers, many of which have been recorded Mr Black has written with, and for the bands of Louie Bellson, Sammy Nestico, Bill Watrous, Bobby Shew, Ed Shaughnessy, Gordon Brisker and the C.S.U., Northridge Jazz Ensemble He has been the recipient of numerous awards and commissions, including 26 consecutive ASCAP Popular Composer Awards, two Grammy participation nomination certificatesone for his performance contribution on Anita O Day s Grammy nominated album In a Mellow Tone, and the other for his contribution as album track composer on Louie Bellson s Grammy nominated album Airmail Special He is also the recipient of the 2012 Percussive Arts Society Presidents Industry Award, a Modern Drummer Readers Poll award best drum book , two Drum Magazine Drummie awards best drum book , and a certified Gold Record award for the sale ofthan 500,000 copies of Alfreds Drum Method, Book 1 In addition, many of his compositions have been used as source background music on numerous TV shows including All My Children, Coach, The Drew Carey Show, General Hospital, Ellen, Grace Under Fire, Nightline, Roseanne and Good Morning America In addition, he co wrote the Final Rudimental Solo from Alfred s Drum Method, Book 2 featured in the 20th Century Fox hit movie, Drumline.As one of the biggest selling percussion authors in the world, Mr Black is the author or co author of several bestselling books published by Alfred Music Publishing Company Alfred s Drum Method, Books 1 2 the world s current best seller Alfred s Beginning Drumset Method Drumset 101 Alfreds Kids Drum Course, Books 1 2 Living Praise Cymbals A Crash Course A Jazz Diary chosen for the 1998 2000 National Federation of Music Club s Junior Festival Bulletin Drumset Independence Syncopation The Essential Dictionary of Orchestration Sound Innovations for Concert Band the worlds first customizable method and Big Band Drumming Fill osophy His books and music are used and or performed by hundreds of thousands of young people all over the world, with combined sales totaling two million units He has also written countless articles, book reviews, and concert reviews for prominent magazines such as DownBeat, The Instrumentalist, Modern Drummer, Modern Percussionist, Drums and Drumming, Drum Tracks, Grammy Pulse, Jazz Educators Journal, Drum , S.B.O., and Music Connectionin addition to being a featured subject in many of these publications He presently serves as Vice President and Editor in Chief, School and Pop Publications, for Alfred Music Publishing Company.