B-A-G Bossa Nova Teacher Kit By Jim Tinter Book and CD 32 pages ; 5 jazzy tunes emphasizing B-A-G for recorders and all C instruments, including Boomwhackers. The teacher kit includes a book and a CD with live recorders. The CD features demonstration tracks with Part 1 (melody) played by soprano recorder first and then joined by the tenor recorder on the repeat; Part 2 (harmony) is played by soprano and alto recorders on the repeat. Demonstration tracks feature complete performances with recorders, accompaniment, Orff and percussion instruments and easy solo examples; the performance tracks have the same instruments only without the recorder melody line or recorded solos. The CD also includes brief interactive lessons (spoken word, no visuals) covering recorder playing basics, articulation, form, solfege and more. Permission is given to copy the printed materials for use with students in one school (teachers who teach at multiple schools need to purchase a book for each school).,; Instruments used: 2 parts for soprano recorder or any C instrument; alto;and tenor recorders; soprano glockenspiel; bass xylophone; contra bass bars; bass Boomwhackers with Octavator tube caps; bass guitar. , Contents:Scores: Hot Cross/Merrily Mambo, Swing Along, Mary Loves Those Rhythm;and Blues, Mary Had a Great Big Band, B-A-G Bossa Nova; Parts/Duets; Solo/Echo Patterns (for Swing Along;and B-A-G Bossa Nova); Swing Along (transcribed solo); B-A-G Bossa Nova (transcribed solo); Note Names Chart; Soprano Recorder Fingering Chart. , CD Tracks:Demonstration Tracks: Hot Cross/Merrily Mambo, Swing Along, Mary Loves Those Rhythm;and Blues, Mary Had a Great Big Band, B-A-G Bossa Nova. Performance Tracks: Hot Cross/Merrily Mambo, Swing Along, Mary Loves Those Rhythm;and Blues, Mary Had a Great Big Band, B-A-G Bossa Nova. Interactive Lessons: Playing B-A-G, Playing Hot Cross Buns, Playing Merrily We Roll Along, Playing the Last 4 Measures (of Hot Cross/Merily Mambo); Playing the Melody (of Swing Along), Playing the Coda;and High D (for Swing Along); Introduction/Articulation (for Mary Loves Those Rhythm;and Blues), Playing from B to High D, Playing the Melody (for Mary Loves...), Playing the Bridge (for Mary Loves...), Playing the Coda (for Mary Loves...); Introduction (for Mary Had a Great Big Band), Playing the Melody (for Mary Had...), Playing the Bridge (for Mary Had...), Playing the Coda (for Mary Had...); Learning the Rhythm (for B-A-G Bossa Nova), Solfege, Recorder Articulation/Melody, Playing the Coda (for B-A-G Bossa Nova), Scat Singing. Solo/Echo Patterns: Swing Along (6 patterns, using from 3 to 6 notes); B-A-G Bossa Nova (2 patterns, using 4 or 6 notes). Solo/Accompaniment Tracks: Swing Along (G Chord, D7 Chord, D7-G Chord [2 measure phrases], Full Accompaniment); B-A-G Bossa Nova (Full Accompaniment); Excerpts from Big Mouth Blues, A Minor Melody, Jingle Bells in 10 Flavors.