Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 February 2012

544 Pages | richly illustrated with extensive musical examples throughout


ISBN: 9780195381009

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Jazz Composition and Arranging in the Digital Age

Richard Sussman and Michael Abene

  • Visit the companion web site
  • Presents traditional jazz arranging concepts alongside contemporary music technology and notation software
  • Features real world applications of the technology as actually used by the contemporary composer/arranger
  • Examples of fundamental principles are based on familiar tunes
  • Covers techniques of arranging for both small and large jazz ensembles
  • Emphasizes the creative, artistic, and aesthetic aspects of the process
  • Perfect for undergraduate jazz composition and arranging courses
  • Includes comprehensive and up-to-date companion website
  • Includes helpful listening lists for further study