Berklee Textbook

Many of our books are used as textbooks at Berklee College of Music (as well as at many other institutions around the world). New books are adopted as texts to courses all the time, so if you know of others that should be here, please let us know and we’ll add them.

Jazz Vocal Improvisation: An Instrumental Approach

by Mili Bermejo,

Classical Technique for the Modern Guitarist

by Kim Perlak,

Arranging for Horns

by Jerry Gates,

A Modern Method for Guitar – Volume 1 (Book/Online Video): Book with More Than 14 Hours of Berklee Video Instruction

by William Leavitt, Larry Baione,

Songwriting: Essential Guide to Rhyming – Second Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Rhyming for Poets and Lyricists

by Pat Pattison,

Music Industry Forms: The 75 Most Important Documents for the Modern Musician

by Jonathan Feist,

The Self-Promoting Musician – Third Edition: Strategies for Independent Music Success

by Peter Spellman,

The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony

by Tom Hojnacki, Joe Mulholland,

Audio Post Production: For Film and Television

by Mark Cross,

Latin Jazz Piano Improvisation: Clave, Comping, and Soloing

by Rebecca Cline,

Audio Mastering: Essential Practices

by Jonathan Wyner,

Project Management for Musicians: Recordings, Concerts, Tours, Studios, and More

by Jonathan Feist,

Finale: An Easy Guide to Music Notation - Third Edition

by Vincent A. Leonard, Jr., Thomas E. Rudolph,

Music Composition for Film and Television

by Lalo Schifrin,

Complete Guide to Film Scoring – Second Edition: The Art and Business of Writing Music for Movies and TV

by Richard Davis,

Producing Drum Beats: Writing & Mixing Killer Drum Grooves

by Erik Hawkins,

The Contemporary Singer – Second Edition: Elements of Vocal Technique

by Anne Peckham,

Music Marketing: Press, Promotion, Distribution, and Retail

by Mike King,

World Jazz Drumming

by Mark Walker,

Funk/R&B Guitar: Creative Solos, Grooves, and Sounds

by Thaddeus Hogarth,

Popular Lyric Writing: 10 Steps to Effective Storytelling

by Andrea Stolpe,

Berklee Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary

by Rick Peckham,

Music Notation: Preparing Scores and Parts

by Matthew Nicholl, Richard Grudzinski,

Berklee Music Theory Book 2 – Second Edition: Fundamentals of Harmony

by Paul Schmeling,