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Accompaniment Band Method Books

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Every musician needs to practice their musical instrument to become a better player. With that being said, you can certainly speed up your musical progression with the right accompaniment band method books to guide you on your musical journey. These books and book/CD combos feature interactive accompaniments like the piano along with supplemental written material to make your favorite band method guides even more enjoyable. No doubt, if you're looking to increase your musical knowledge and become an even more versatile musician, accompaniment band method books are just the answer.

For a perfect example of what band methods can be found here, check out Hal Leonard's Essential Elements 2000 for Band- Piano Accompaniment Books 1 and 2. Ideal for music educators, these volumes provide easy-to-follow guidance for beginner instrumentalists. They feature well-known songs, specially-crafted exercises, and even instrument-specific exercises so you can concentrate on individual students. Give one of these accompaniment band method books a chance and see for yourself why they continually receive high ratings from teachers and band instructors.

Now for those who want an accompaniment band method book that's paired with an interactive CD, you'll find choices for the alto sax, flute/piccolo and piano/keyboard. One of the more popular choices here is the Alfred Pop & Rock Hits Instrumental Solos Piano Acc. Book & CD. This option is part of an instrumental series that's designed for flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, alto sax and tenor sax. It's for level 2-3 musicians and features songs by Green Day, Katy Perry, Plain White T's and Lady Antebellum - to name a few. Each arrangement is completely compatible with each other and can be played as a solo or together. Plus, the included CD contains a live instrumental performance of each song.

Whether you've been playing your instrument on stage for years or are still in the learning stages, any band member would benefit from owning a decent collection of accompaniment band method books. After all, you can never go too in depth when it comes to expanding your musical vocabulary and technique - and with these accompaniment band method books at your side, you'll notice a huge improvement in your performances.