ResourcesSupplemental aids that can enhance your curriculum
  • NEA Jazz in the Schools: a web-based curriculum and DVD toolkit that explores jazz as an indigenous American art form and a means to understand American history.
  • The Musical Source: Provided sample music for the clinic: "Cooking Up Some Vocal Jazz!". Distribution source for your print sheet music needs from domestic and international publishers to throughout the world.
Blue Skies, Berlin arr. Emerson (40302094, Hal Leonard)Doctor Blues, Peter Blair (15/1744H, Heritage Choral)Rock This Town, Setzer arr. Shaw (08202382, Hal Leonard)
  • Singers.com (Primarily A Cappella): your one-stop shop for all things vocal! Purchase music, recordings, educational resources, etc.; updated news/blogs about upcoming events in the vocal world; learn about the movers and shakers in the industry; and so much more!!!!
  • Michele Weir: "Vocal Improvisation": designed for individual jazz singers, classroom students and teachers of vocal jazz. Exercises appropriate for all levels of experience.
  • Chop Monster 1: A new jazz language tutor that teaches young players how to improvise in an ensemble setting while enjoying every minute. New concepts are easily covered in 10-15 minutes utilizing a "call and response" CD. Special challenge sections are provided for advanced students.
  • Dr. Stephen Zegree: "The Complete Guide To Teaching Vocal Jazz": written to help "classically trained" choral directors begin a vocal jazz group or improve an existing ensemble.
  • Diana Spradling: "Jazz Singing: Developing Artistry and Authenticity": a substantial definition of what vocal jazz artists actually do physically and vocally.
  • Bob Stoloff: "Scat! Vocal Improvisation Techniques": A contemporary, comprehensive approach to vocal improvisation with rhythmic and melodic exercises, transcribed solos, vocal bass lines and drum grooves, syllable articulation etudes, and more.