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Music Books, Courses & Apps for Musicians by Musicians
Created by Berklee College of Music Alumni

NEW: Jazz Standards for Solo Piano

Reharmonized • Arranged • Sheet Music • Demo Videos.

Jazz Standards Reharmonized & Arranged for Solo Piano. Intermediate - Advanced Jazz Piano. Includes Demo Videos.

Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro

Backing Tracks & Tonal Harmony

Play-along & Backing Tracks • Full Harmonic Analysis • Interactive Tonal Harmony Map • Reharmonization, Upper Structures & Target Notes
Available for macOS & iOS

The Jazz Standards Progressions Book Collection
(individual volumes also available)

Chord Changes & Harmonic Analysis/Chord-Scales, Arrows & Brackets

Based on Berklee College of Music harmony & concepts.
Individual Volumes & Bundles Available.
1300+ Jazz Standards Progressions Fully Analyzed.
1300+ Jazz Standards Progressions Reharmonized Fully Analyzed.
1300+ Jazz Harmony Worksheets.
1300+ Jazz Standards Notebook.
XML files compatible w/Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro
Available for Concert, Bb & Eb Instruments.
Available in PDF & Paperback

Music Theory Journal

Tutorials • Questionnaires • Sheet Music • Worksheets and much more.

Don't miss out on all the "Exclusive Access" content we published for our members on YouTube so far. Publsihed every 2 months, with all the content we published for members that were active during that period.

Advanced Piano Tricks - Volume 1

Piano Course, Improvisation & Music Theory

Play like a pro with these tricks • Video Lessons & Sketchbook Notes • Piano Sheet Music • 12-Key Workouts
Available in PDF & Paperback

Essential Voicings for Jazz Piano Vol.1 & 2
Rootless Voicings

Complete Piano Course/Piano Voicings & Jazz Chords

Video Lessons & Workouts.
Jazz Standard Solo Demos w/Sheet Music
XML file compatible w/Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro
Available in PDF & Paperback

The Universal Encyclopedia of Scales

Music Scales & Modes/Music Theory • Interactive Encyclopedia

A massive encyclopedia of scales with all scales in music • Source Scales & Related Modes • Fully Interactive • Symmetric Scales • Hexatonic Scales • Circle of Fifths Graphs • Every scale is shown in all keys (Music Notation, Keyboard, Guirat Fretboard)
Available in PDF & Paperback

Tessitura Pro

Scales Modes & Melodic Patterns

All Scales In Music • Source Scales, Modes • Melodic Patterns • Symmetric Scales • Hexatonic Scales • Upper Structures
Available for macOS & iOS

Jazz Standards w/Upper Structures

Upper Structures Triads & Quartals/Chord Voicings & Improvisation

Entire Jazz Standards showing Upper Structures
Upper Structure Triads • Upper Structure Quartals • Advanced Upper Structures
Major, Minor and Augmented Triads or Perfect and Altered Quartals over every chord.
Available for Concert, Bb & Eb instruments
Available in PDF & Paperback

Upper Structures for Piano Voicings & Improvisation Vol.1&2

Complete Piano Course/Triads & Quartals

Learn how to play upper structures, how they work and how to use them in actual songs. Each lesson is dedicated to one upper structure
Available in PDF & Paperback
Upper Structure Triads & Quartals Workbooks

Upper Structure Triads & Quartals Workbooks

Jazz Piano Voicings Method/Upper Structure Triads & Quartals

Workbooks with exercises/studies to practice all possible Upper Structures Triads & Quartals over IIm7 & V7. For a jazz piano player, chord voicings is an essential skill, not only for comping but also for improvisation. All piano players get many melodic ideas or lines from their voicings
Available in PDF & Paperback
The Ultimate Jazz Harmony Workbook

The Ultimate Jazz Harmony Workbook

Harmonic Analysis/Chord-Scales, Arrows & Brackets

1300+ Harmony Worksheets with entire jazz standards where you must provide the chord-changes to entire songs based on their harmonic analysis.
Available in PDF & Paperback
Mapping Tonal Harmony Workbooks 1-7

Mapping Tonal Harmony Workbooks 1-7

Tonal Harmony & Cadences/Chords & Chord-Scales

7 Tonal Harmony Workbooks accompanying Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro app, one for each level of the map, to study and practice tonal harmony like never before.
Available in PDF & Paperback

Jazz Standards w/Target Notes

Chord-Tones • Tensions • Tone-Lines/Improvisation using Target Notes

Entire Jazz Standards Progressions showing Target Notes
Chord-Tones: Root • 3rd(sus4) • 5th • 7th(6th)
Tensions: 9th(root) • 11th(3rd) • 13th(5th)
Tone-Lines: Guide-Tones • Chord-Tones • Tensions
Available for Concert (treble & bass clefs), Bb & Eb Instruments.
Available in PDF & Paperback

Politonus Suite

Complete Ear Training

A musical approach to develop Perfect & Relative Pitch
Politonus I (Charlie Banacos's Method) • Politonus II (Intervals, Triads & Seventh Chords) • Politonus III (scales & modes)
Available for macOS & iOS

50 Essential Jazz Standards Progressions In All Keys

Chord Changes & Harmonic Analysis/Chord-Scales, Arrows & Brackets

The best Jazz Standards in all keys. Fully analyzed with harmonic functions, chord-scales and arrows & brackets analysis
Available in PDF & Paperback
The Bird Bebop Progressions Book cover

The Bird Bebop Progressions Book

Chord Changes & Harmonic Analysis/Chord-Scales, Arrows & Brackets

Charlie Parker progressions fully analyzed.
Available for Concert, Bb & Eb Instruments.
Includes XML files compatible w/Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro
Available in PDF & Paperback
The Composer's Guide To Tonality Book

The Composer's Guide to Tonality
Mapping Tonal Harmony Interactive PDF

PDF App Version/Tonal Harmony (Traditional/Jazz)

An easy to use, interactive pdf version of Mapping Tonal Harmony with all the maps in every key, in different levels and styles. Get the benefits of having a landscape that reveals the secrets of harmony without having to learn any software
Compatible with Windows, Android, macOS & iOS
Decoding the Circle of Fifths

Decoding the Circle of Fifths

Circle of Fifths/Scales & Modes

Includes: A canvas poster with the three main source scales in music (Ionian, Melodic Minor, Harmonic Minor) and their related modes (high quality 18x14 poster size PDF), and a manual to the mCircle Online software (which is free to use and accessible using any browser)
Available in PDF
Elementary Rhythmic Training Vol.1-2

Elementary Rhythmic Training Vol.1 & 2

Rhythmic Vocabulary Exercises/Beginners Level

A progressive approach to the development of rhythmic vocabulary for beginning and intermediate students. Vol.1 and Vol.2 are also available as two separate volumes.
Available in PDF & Paperback

Doubling on Woodwinds

Woodwing Practice Method/Saxophone, Clarinet & Flute

Doubling on Woodwinds was envisioned as a work plan for woodwind players that allows for a more efficient daily practice of their doublings. Whether your primary instrument is flute, clarinet or saxophone, this book will help you improve your skills with each instrument
Available in Paperback on amazon.com

Piano Technique Vol.1

Fingers Control, independence, balance & strength/Rhythmic Subdivisions & Essential Polyrhythms

Piano method containing 43 technical exercises for developing and maintaining your technique to its best possible shape. Some exercises are for the very beginner while others require a higher level of proficiency
Available in Paperback on amazon.com

Reconstructing Beethoven's Fur Elise

25 Piano Studies/A Practical Approach

This book consists of 25 Studies in Beethoven’s Bagatelle in A minor that will give you the required theoretical and technical skills to perform the famous Fur Elise by L. van Beethoven and how to learn other pieces by the composer
Available in Paperback on amazon.com

Reconstructing A Bach Fugue

25 Piano Studies/A Practical Approach

This book consists of 25 Studies in Bach's Fugue No.2 in C minor that will give you the required theoretical and technical skills to perform this and other fugues by the composer
Available in Paperback on amazon.com