Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

This is the 1st of your 3 free articles

Become a member for unlimited website access and more.

FREE TRIAL Available!

Learn More

Already a member? Sign in to continue reading

Gigbag: October 2005

JazzTimes may earn a small commission if you buy something using one of the retail links in our articles. JazzTimes does not accept money for any editorial recommendations. Read more about our policy here. Thanks for supporting JazzTimes.

Finale 2006

Computer-aided composing just got an upgrade with the release of Finale 2006, which includes powerful new features designed to enhance the notation experience. Music playback has been dramatically improved with the addition of a built-in Kontakt Player from Native Instruments, breakthrough tools for teaching and learning about composition and professional controls for new freedom with music-composition software.

How to Make a Living Teaching Guitar

In this guidebook for prospective guitar instructors, Guy Lee shares info on everything from business tips and advertising to vocabulary and what to teach. The book includes tons of stuff you need and even some stuff you might not: sample flyers, sample brochures, assignments for students, templates for graduation certificates and even room for notes and staff paper to write music.

Yamaha HD-100 Harmony Director

This is much more than your typical keyboard. The HD-100 teaches students all the notes within a chord to provide help with intonation, harmony and overall sound. Used by countless instructors in Japan, it’s perfect for students at any level, equipped with a metronome, LED and LCD screens and 10 preset temperaments including pure, major and minor scales, mean tones and Pythagorean. It’s perfect for ear training, teaching about historical and contemporary instruments and more.

Originally Published