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Bring more freedom and creativity to every performance, no matter what instrument you play. From keyboard to guitar, percussion, or voice, from Jazz and rock to Afro-Cuban, Salsa---develop your techniques, strengthen your chops, and put it all together on stage or on-studio.

thumbnail A Modern Method for Guitar, Volume 3
Expanding on skills learned from Volumes 1 and 2, features an in-depth study of advanced techniques relating to scales, arpeggios, rhythm guitar, chord/scale relationship, chord construction, and chord voicings.  
thumb nail Arranging For Large Jazz Ensemble
It’s high time that someone published a complete guide to arranging for large horn sections. Now, for the first time, learn the same jazz ensemble arranging techniques taught by renowned Berklee College of Music faculty, and studied by the best and brightest arrangers working today.  
Basic Afro DVD Basic Afro-Cuban Rhythms
Learn how to play and practice the classic rhythms of the Afro-Cuban tradition.  
gtr phase Berklee Basic Guitar: Phase 1
Ideal for beginning guitar students or guitar classes. Technique and reading skills are developed through solo, two-, three-, and four-part ensemble arrangements. Phase I introduces chords. Phase II develops your ability to create a unique and personal sound.  
thumbnail Berklee Basic Guitar: Phase 2
A continuation of Phase 1, this volume includes solo, two-part, and three-part ensemble arrangements of traditional and newly-composed music for beginning to intermediate students or classes.  
thumbnail Berklee Practice Method - Alto Sax
Learn techniques specific to playing the saxophone in a contemporary ensemble. When you play sax in a band, your primary concern is with melody and improvisation, how to develop your mastery of phrasing, articulations, breathing, chords, scales, and improvisation techniques.  
thumbnail Berklee Practice Method - Bass
Lessons throughout this book guide you through playing basic grooves, walking bass lines, and other standard bass techniques.  
front cover Berklee Practice Method - Drum Set
Master basic rhythms, beats, and subdivisions that every drummer in a band needs to keep the band rockin'.  
thumbnail Berklee Practice Method - Guitar
Lessons throughout this book guide you through chord voicings and changes, scales, improvisation techniques, rhythm accompaniments, tablature, and traditional notation.  
thumbnail Berklee Practice Method - Keyboard
When you play keyboard in a band, your primary concern is chords, how to read and play them, how to progress from one to the next, and how they interact with other instruments, melodically and rhythmically. It's all inside!  
thumbnail Berklee Practice Method - Tenor Sax
Practice the techniques that are vital for the tenor sax player in an ensemble: melody and improvisation, and how to develop your mastery of phrasing, articulations, breathing, chords, scales, and improvisation techniques.  
thumbnail Berklee Practice Method - Trombone
Playing trombone in a contemporary ensemble? Learn to play melody, support a soloist, and improvise over chord changes, essential techniques for any trombonist playing with a band.  
thumbnail Berklee Practice Method - Trumpet
Learn to play melody, support a soloist, and improvise over chord changes; essential techniques for any trumpeter playing with a band.  
BPM Violin Berklee Practice Method Violin
This is the first-ever method that teaches you how to play violin in a rock band.  
Front cover Beyond The Backbeat From Rock & Funk to Jazz & Latin
Learn how to take any rock drum beat and morph it into jazz and world music feels. Improve your chops, expand your versatility, and develop your own style.  
thumbnail Blues Improvisation Complete - Bb
Master the art of blues improvisation. Learn to play the blues in several styles- jazz, Latin, fusion, and funk- with step-by-step instructions, practice tips, and a play-along CD. Even if you are a complete beginner, this easy-to-understand guide will have you improvising in no time!  
thumbnail Blues Improvisation Complete - C Bass
Learn to play the blues in several styles—jazz, Latin, fusion, rock, and funk—in all keys with step-by-step instructions, practice tips, and a play-along CD.  
thumbnail Blues Improvisation Complete - C Treble
Master the art of blues improvisation. Learn to play the blues in several styles- jazz, Latin, fusion, and funk- with step-by-step instructions, practice tips, and a play-along CD. Even if you are a complete beginner, this easy-to-understand guide will have you improvising in no time!  
thumbnail Blues Improvisation Complete - Eb
Learn to play the blues in several styles—jazz, Latin, fusion, rock, and funk—in all keys with step-by-step instructions, practice tips, and a play-along CD. Even if you are a complete beginner, this easy-to-understand instructional guide will get you improvising in no time!  
Brazilian Rhythms Brazilian Rhythms for Drum Set and Percussion
Learn to play the most popular Brazilian rhythms on both traditional percussion instruments and the standard drum set.  
Chop Builder small Chop Builder for Rock Guitar
Improve your technique, increase your speed and get your chops in shape for the intense physical demands of the rock guitar idiom.  
thumbnail Chord Studies for Electric Bass
Designed for intermediate to advanced electric bass players, this book develops all aspects of technique. Covers basic and extended chords in all keys. Also applies to acoustic bass study.  
thumbnail Classical Studies for Pick-Style Guitar
An outstanding collection of solos and duets for intermediate to advanced pick-style guitarists. Features over 20 compositions, including pieces by Carcassi, Carulli, Sor, Bach, Paganini, Kreutzer, and Clementi.  
thumbnail Creative Reading Studies for Saxophone
This Berklee Workshop, designed for intermediate to advanced players, improves technique, phrasing, and rhythmic accuracy with material that is both technically challenging and musically compelling.  
Front cover Essential Ear Training
Step-by-step introduction to the basics of ear training and sight singing, as taught at Berklee College of Music. Develop your inner ear and learn to hear what you see. Complete course with rhythmic and melodic studies.  
Rock Grooves DVD Essential Rock Grooves for Bass
Build your bass vocabulary, play with more variety and character, and learn how to lock into an airtight groove.  
thumbnail Hammond Organ Complete: Tunes, Tones, and Techniques for Drawbar Keyboards
Build your Hammond chops! Create funky sizzles and classic Hammond sounds with this hands-on guide. Groove with this fun and comprehensive Hammond method.  
thumbnail Instant Drum Set
Whether you are learning to play the drum set as your first instrument or adding drums to your line-up, this Berklee method is the fastest way to learn the drums. It will set you well on your way to becoming a highly skilled player.  
thumbnail Instant Guitar
This revolutionary new book will have you jammin' right away. No matter what your level of musical knowledge, this is a simple fun method for students of all ages who want to start playing the guitar.  
thumbnail Instant Keyboard
Whether you are learning to play the keyboard as your first instrument or adding it to your line-up, this Berklee method is the fastest way to learn the keyboard. It will set you well on your way to becoming a highly skilled player.  
Jazz Guitar: Modal Jazz Guitar Techniques: Modal Voicings
Bring new colors and voicings to your playing with these inventive demonstrations on guitar.  
Joe Lovano DVD Jazz Improvisation: A Personal Approach with Joe Lovano
Play ANY instrument with more spontaneity and feeling; relax and let your musical ideas flow.  
Jazz Improv Tomassi Jazz Improvisation: Starting Out with Motivic Development
Build compelling improvisations from just a few notes, with a method that's easy to understand and practice.  
thumbnail Jim Kelly's Guitar Workshop
Learn how to play in the style of guitar greats such as Jeff Beck, Mike Stern, Kenny Burrell, Joe Pass, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and other players. Includes CD with full-band, play-along tracks to develop your own approaches.  
Kelly  Jim Kelly's Guitar Workshop DVD
This is the ultimate interactive experience for learning to play guitar like the pros. Use the multiple-camera-angle feature to zoom in to Jim's right or left hand technique. Features an interactive tuning session, CD-quality audio, and multiple language tracks.  
Kenwood Dennard Kenwood Dennard: The Studio / Touring Drummer
Learn how to find just the right groove for any session or performance.  
thumbnail Mastering The Art of Brushes
In-depth workshop on understanding the concepts of brush playing. Develop brush dexterity, coordination, and technique, learn signature brush strokes of drumming legends, and expand your versatility.  
thumbnail Melodic Rhythms for Guitar
A thorough presentation of rhythms commonly found in contemporary music, including 68 harmonized melodies and 42 rhythm exercises.  
thumbnail Modern Jazz Voicings: Arranging for Small and Medium Ensembles
Performers and Arrangers: add color, character, and sophistication to your music. Learn to use fourths, clusters, upper structure triads, and other advanced arranging and performing techniques for three to six parts.  
thumbnail More Guitar Workshop
More from Berklee's Jim Kelly by popular demand! Learn how to play in the style of guitar greats such as Jeff Beck, Mike Stern, Kenny Burrell, Joe Pass, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and other players. Includes CD with cool play-along tracks.  
Preparing Concert Preparing for Your Concert
Preparing for Your Concert will help you hit the stage with the confidence you need and the professionalism your audience deserves.  
thumbnail Reading Contemporary Electric Bass
A comprehensive collection of exercises and performance studies designed to enable the student to play in a wide range of musical styles, while improving technical proficiency.  
thumbnail Reading Studies for Guitar
A comprehensive approach to developing practical sight-reading skills for guitar. Studies will greatly improve reading and technical ability, covering positions 1 through 7 in all keys.  
thumbnail Rock Bass Lines
Learn the art of creating a solid rock bass groove. Contains a gold mine of riffs and lines found in your favorite rock tunes. Play along with the killer tracks on the accompanying CD in eight different rock styles.  
Rudiment Groove Rudiment Grooves for Drum Set
Turn the standard 26 rudiments into mind-blowing grooves, fills, and solos.  
thumbnail Slap Bass Lines
Learn the art of creating solid slap bass grooves in rock, funk, and jazz music. Lessons provide more than 80 examples of bass lines, get you jamming with the accompanying CD, and inspire you to experiment with your own creations.  
thumbnail Technique of the Saxophone, Volume 1
A highly effective workshop, in three volumes, for developing complete technical and musical skills on the saxophone. Learn melody, harmony, rhythm, and improvisation techniques, and improve your reading skills.  
thumbnail Technique of the Saxophone, Volume 2
A highly effective and comprehensive workshop for developing complete technical and musical skills on the saxophone. Volume 2 focuses on chord studies.  
thumbnail Technique of the Saxophone, Volume 3
A highly effective workshop, in three volumes, for developing complete technical and musical skills on the saxophone. Learn melody, harmony, rhythm, and improvisation techniques, and improve your reading skills.  
thumbnail The Bass Player's Handbook
Essential reading for every bass player! A complete guide to understanding the origin and workings of your instrument. Learn to care for your bass properly and maintain good physical health as a musician.  

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