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  • Genre:MUSIC
  • SubGenre:Musical Instruments / Woodwinds
  • Language:English
  • Pages:53
  • eBook ISBN:9781626752641

The Easyway to Play Clarinet

by Joe Procopio

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The very best & lowest priced music book for clarinet available worldwide The only book designed to have you playing clarinet as quickly as possible from a master musician and teacher with proven success Has exclusive solos for clarinet and contains very rare extreme altissimo fingerings above double high C: double high C, C#, D, Eb, E and double high F
The very best and lowest priced music book for Clarinet available worldwide. The only book designed to have you playing Clarinet as quickly as possible from a master teacher with proven success. Includes the EasyWay to learn all your chords in one beautiful easy exercise along with exclusive Clarinet solos and very rare extreme altissimo register fingerings. Part I takes away all fear from learning about music and how to play the Clarinet. As a master teacher Prof Procopio has shown a great many people how to be an accomplished and successful clarinet player. Joe Procopio has been the lead reed (Alto Sax, Clarinet and Flute) for many of the nations top recording artists and he has put that knowledge and experience into his books for others. PART II is for those who already have some clarinet ability (intermediate or better) and would like to master the instrument. To be a virtuoso on any musical instrument, you must know all your scales. keys and chords and many method books published today are excellent sources for mastering scales, keys and chords; but this book’s section will have you playing like a pro in the shortest possible time. In it is the Procopio method for learning all your chords in one beautiful, simple and easy exercise called The 48 Chord System. In addition, Prof Procopio has included some of his exclusive solos for clarinet that will inspire you to an advanced level quickly and assuredly. To be sure, the music and solos in The EasyWay To Play Clarinet inspire everyone to not only overcome failure but also guarantee success
About the author
Joe Procopio ASCAP Artist/Composer/Conductor Professional Musician/ Artist/ Leader/Lead Alto Sax for many of the nation’s top recording artists including: Steve and Eydie Gorme, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Tony Bennett, Lawrence Welk, Frankie Avalon, Frankie Laine, Jack Jones, Kathryn Grayson, Carmel Quinn, Don Cornell, Bobby Rydell, Vic Damone, Rodney Dangerfield, Foster Brooks, The Vagabonds, The Ritz Brothers, Sammy Cohn, Jimmy Van Heusen, Tiny Tim, Al Martino, Petula Clark, Wayne Newton, Pat Cooper, The Four Tops, The Spinners, etc. Lead Reed Central New York, Jack Palmer Orchestra 1970 – 1988 “The Procopio Brothers” Joe and Greg Procopio Sax and Guitar Duo 1976-1988 Artist/Writer Warner Brothers/Mercury/ Kama Sutra/Buddah Records 1965 – 1975 Child Prodigy “guest” guitarist for Miller, Dorsey, and other Big Bands Conductor Boston Symphony Orchestra student – summer 1963 Clarinetist Conservatory Of Milan, Italy 1964 Lead Alto Sax Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra Savoy Theater Myrtle Beach, SC 1996 – 2000 Lead Reed Palace Theater MB,SC,’99-01: Chorus Line, Phantom, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Sunset Blvd,etc. Teacher/Administrator Miles Clark Endowed Chair, Music, College of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City, NC 2001-2004 Chairman Music Department Cazenovia Central School Cazenovia, NY 1965 – 1988 Director Of Instrumental Music Chapel Hill High School Chapel Hill, NC 1988 - 1993 Instructor Applied Music Cazenovia College Cazenovia, NY part-time 1978 – 1981 Deaconate St. James Church Cazenovia, NY, (candidate) Diocese of Syracuse, NY 1980 - 1988 Awards/Honors I am indexed. Listed in the Londeix as ‘Compositeur Americain’ in “150 Years Of Music For Saxophone” International Publication by Jean-Marie Londeix, Roncorp 1994 pg.212, pg.293 Teacher Of Guitarist T. Maxwell heard in TV’s Magnum P.I., The Rockford Files, Kojak Awarded membership in American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers 1987 Top 25 International and Award Of Excellence Music City Song Festival Nashville, TN 1986/1988 Recording Artist Award International Competition By Columbia Records and ASF 1982 Full Tuition Scholarship Conservatory Of Milan, Italy 1964 Conductor Scholarship Boston Symphony Orchestra (1 of 16 from 22 countries) 1963 Candidate Woodrow Wilson and Danforth Foundation Fellowships 1963 Publications “Basic Music Theory”, “Making Sense With Music” Books Pub. JoeCopio Music LLC Joe Procopio “Live In Concert” , “Saxology”, “All In My Life” “Pethoven” Special Music For Pets And People “Theme And Three Variations For Saxophone Alone” Premier at World Congress Saxophones ; “Barbie”, “St. Mary’s Song” JB Linear Music “Looking For The Good Life” Bear Down Pub; Title song for Dirty Dancing II Vestron 1988 “Arietta”; Flute Solo Lake State Publications Grand Rapids, MI; “Sudden Loneliness”, “Let Me Try” Kama Sutra NY, NY; “Love Believes” Sunrise Recs, Hollywood, CA; “Making Sense With Music”, The Easy Way To Read Music” etc. books/ solos Published by Gordie Music Chapel Hill, NC; Terry Tickle and His Swing City Big Band, Ravensong Records Education B.S. 1963 Education, Crane School Of Music, SUNY Potsdam, NY M.S. 1973 Education, Crane School Of Music, SUNY Potsdam, NY Certificate Of Music Conducting and Clarinet Boston Symphony Orchestra 1963 Certificate Of Music Conservatory Of Milan, Giuseppe Verdi Milan Italy 1964 Teachers Conducting: Robert Shaw, Igor Stravinsky, Eric Leinsdorf, Eugene Ormandy; Saxophone: Earl Bostic, Dr. James Stoltie; Clarinet: Gino B. Cioffi Principal Clarinet Boston Symphony Orchestra, A. Prisco Conservatory Of Milan, G.Boralli RAI Italia, Louis Marucci (protégé Pinti/ Toscanni); Guitar: Frank Vaccaro; Composition: Aaron Copland, Gunther Schuller