Band Expressions™, Book One: Student Edition

Band Expressions™, Book One: Student Edition

By Robert W. Smith, Susan L. Smith, Michael Story, Garland E. Markham, and Richard C. Crain with contributions from Linda J. Gammon and James Campbell Level: 1 available in SmartMusicavailable in SmartMusic Item: 00-EMCB1013CD

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Learning was never so much fun! If you're looking for a revolutionary band curriculum that builds solid musicianship while motivating your students to practice throughout the year, then you've found it! This full band curriculum is sound in its pedagogy, written by leading young band composers and educators, including Robert W. Smith and Michael Story. The integration of important songs from the band world, that are both familiar and fun to play, is one of the stellar aspects of this course.

Throughout the book, students experience music from a veritable "who's who" list of great band composers. They'll discover the musical contributions of Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst, Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, John Williams and John Philip Sousa as well as classical composers. Some of the notable features include:
A wonderful variety of melodies that span various styles and periods, including many popular themes students will know:
-A 96-track CD in each student book spans exercises throughout the lesson book
-Professional accompaniments in diverse styles keep practice fun
-A comprehensive score with related activities and supplementary lesson ideas
-A DVD that complements the content of the lesson and offers short clips that are perfect for recruitment purposes
-Historical notes on some of the most notable composers of band music
-A percussion book that exposes students to performing more than 25 different instruments
-Develop compositional skills, music reading skills, and learn the correlation between art and music
-Includes 9 full band pieces written by Michael Story and Robert W. Smith
-A teacher CD that includes wonderful listening opportunities for the students.

Your students will love playing along with the CD accompaniment tracks! And, for the director the Teacher's Resource Kit provides a comprehensive score makes lesson planning easy and enjoyable. Related activities, supplementary lesson ideas, curriculum planning information and much, much more are offered to assist and inspire you. This title is available in SmartMusic.


Title Composer
'S Wonderful George Gershwin (contributor); Ira Gershwin (contributor)
A Rock Naphobia
African Patapan
All Through the Night
Anchors Aweigh Alfred H. Miles (contributor); Chas. A. Zimmermann (contributor)
Angel Band
Around Her Neck
Arre Mi Burrito
Augie's Great Municiple Band John Williams (contributor)
Back to Home
Balance Our Sound
Bang the Drum All Day Todd Rundgren (contributor)
Batman Theme Neal Hefti (composer)
Breaking Away
Can Can
Canon Roll
Catch a Falling Star Paul Vance (contributor); Lee Pockriss (contributor)
Celebration Kool & The Gang (contributor)
Change the Drum
Che Che Koolay
Checki Morena
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Richard Sherman (contributor); Robert Sherman (contributor)
Cielito Lindo
Claire de Lune
Concert Chorale
Creative Expression
Crescent Moon
Cucu Cucu
Dance of the Reed Flutes
Donkey Song
Doo Wah Diddy Diddy Jeff Barry (contributor); Ellie Greenwich (contributor)
Duermo Pronto
Duke's Place (a/k/a C Jam Blues) Duke Ellington (contributor); Ruth Roberts (contributor); Bill Katz (contributor); Bob Thiele (contributor)
Echo Warm Up
El Juego Chirimbolo
El Relicario
El Toro
Feel the Force
Feliz Navidad Jose Feliciano (contributor)
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue Ray Henderson (composer); Sam M. Lewis (lyricist); Joe Young (lyricist)
Getting Even
Git Along Little Doggies
Go Go Allegro
Going the Distance
Golden Gate March
Goodbye Old Paint
Great Grandad
Green Sally Up
Ha Kyo Jung
Half the Time
Hao Peng You
Happy Birthday to You Mildred Hill (contributor); Patty Hill (contributor)
Hello Lungile
Heroes March
The Hey Song Gary Glitter (contributor); Mike Leander (contributor)
The Hey Song Gary Glitter (contributor); Mike Leander (contributor)
Hill and Gully
Hine Ma Tov
Holiday Warmup
Hua Gu Ge
I Got Rhythm George Gershwin (contributor); Ira Gershwin (contributor)
In the Bleak Midwinter
It Don't Mean a Thing Duke Ellington (contributor); Irving Mills (contributor)
Jingle Bell Rock Joe Beal (composer); Jim Boothe (composer)
Jingle Bells James Pierpont (contributor)
Jingle Bells / Auld Lang Syne
Kaeru No Uta
Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree Marion Sinclair (composer)
La Cucaracha
Largo from New World Symphony
Lil Liza Jane
Long Legged Sailor
Los Pollitos
Lotta Latin
March Flam
Mary with My New Notes
Mary's New Groove
Matchmaker Sheldon Harnick (contributor); Jerry Bock (contributor)
The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down Cliff Friend (contributor); Dave Franklin (contributor)
Mi Caballo Blanco
Mixing the Three
Moderato March
Mouthpiece Rock
My Quarters
Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye) Paul Leka (composer); Gary DeCarlo (composer); Dale Frashuer (composer)
New Vistas
Norwegian Mountain Dance
Ode to Joy
Oh Dear What Can the Matter Be
Ok Chorale
One Not Reggae
One Note Shout
Oranges and Lemons
Over the Rainbow (from "The Wizard of Oz") Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist)
Over the Rainbow (from "The Wizard of Oz") Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist)
Over There George M. Cohan (composer)
Over There
Peep Squirrel
Phrase Phun
Playing the Phrase
Putting It Together
Quarter Note Rock
Rain Rain Go Away
Reading the Eighths
Rhapsody in Blue George Gershwin (composer)
Round and Round We Go
Royal Fireworks Music Sandra Dackow (contributor)
San Serini
Satin Doll (Instrumental) Duke Ellington (contributor)
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You David Mook (contributor); Ben Raleigh (contributor)
Sea Chanty
Shaker Hymn
Shepherds Hey
Shusti Fidli
Smooth Sailing
Sole Sounds
Soli Jam
Solo Rock
Song in Eb
Song of the Volga Boatmen
Summertime George Gershwin (contributor); Ira Gershwin (contributor); Dubose Heyward (contributor); Dorothy Heyward (contributor)
Sunrise, Sunset Sheldon Harnick (contributor); Jerry Bock (contributor)
Surprise Symphony
Thanksgiving Song
The Chicken Dance Terry Rendall (contributor); Werner Thomas (contributor); Paul Parnes (contributor)
The Long and Short of It
The Rooster's Call
Theme from Ice Castles Marvin Hamlisch (contributor); Carole Bayer Sager (contributor)
Theme from Jaws John Williams (contributor)
There Are Many Flags in Our Land
There's No One Exactly Like Me Betty Ann Ramseth (contributor)
Three at a Time
Three Pairs and a Caterpillar
Tinga Layo
Two for the Show
Two Tone Workout
Up on the Housetop
Wade in the Water
Walking Waltz
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
When the Saints Go Marching In
Whole Lotta Fun
Winter Wonderland Felix Bernard (composer); Dick Smith (lyricist)
Wipe Out The Surfaris (contributor)
Woodchopper's Ball Joe Bishop (contributor); Woody Herman (contributor)
Woodchopper's Ball (C Version) Joe Bishop (contributor); Woody Herman (contributor)
You're a Grand Old Flag

Additional Information

Series: Band Expressions
Arranged by: Linda J. Gammon, James Campbell
Author: Robert W. Smith, Susan L. Smith, Michael Story, Garland E. Markham, Richard C. Crain
Instrument: Trombone
Format: Book & CD
Instrumentation: Trombone
Page Count: 56
Item Number: 00-EMCB1013CD
ISBN 10: 0-7579-1811-5
ISBN 13: 978-0-7579-1811-7
UPC: 654979070436

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