Nice Stories about Nice People
Nice Stories about Nice People
Inspirational Stories

Dr. "Bugs" Bower's newest book takes you on a whirlwind tour of the music business in a series of happy and inspiring stories about some ot the greats of the music business. Wonderful, personally autographed pictures of the stars accompany each story. A chapter titled "Bugs" Bower's Bible outlines the steps to creating your own Music Company based on Dr. Bower's 8 decades of success in the music industry. This book is also available in electronic form for Kindle, eReader, Nook, and iPad.

ISBN 978.1.61364.749.3

Dr "Bugs" Bower firmly believes that, "People who play and listen to the music they love, live longer and happier lives!

Play with a Pro Music Book: Trumpet
Play with a Pro™ Trumpet
Music Book and CD!

Take your seat as 1st or 2nd Trumpet with a group of New York's finest musicians! Join Mike Carubia, one of Broadway's Best Trumpeters as you both play 48 tracks of Bop, Swing, Latin, Jazz Rock, Funky, Dixieland, and Blues arrangements. With this Music Book and CD you'll learn to play like a pro because you play with a pro.

Each song is recorded three ways:

  • Practice playing 1st or 2nd Trumpet with the Title tracks.
  • Back up on 2nd Trumpet with Mike playing 1st Trumpet.
  • Lead on 1st Trumpet with Mike playing 2nd Trumpet.

These rehearsal routines are great fun and comparable to playing a 30 minute set with a live band!

Play with a Pro Music Book: Trombone
Play with a Pro™ Trombone
Music Book and CD!

Practice 1st or 2nd Trombone with a group of New York's finest musicians. Join Jazz Great Keith O'Quinn as you both play 45 tracks of Bop, Swing, Latin, Jazz, Rock, Funky, Dixieland & Blues arrangements.

Each song is recorded three ways:

  • Practice playing 1st or 2nd Trombone with the Title tracks.
  • Back up on 2nd Trombone with Keith playing 1st Trombone.
  • Lead on 1st Trombone with Keith playing 2nd Trombone.

These rehearsal routines are great fun and comparable to playing a 30 minute set with a live band!

Play with a Pro Music Book: Alto Sax
Play with a Pro™ Alto Sax
Music Book and CD!

Practice 1st or 2nd Alto Sax with a group of New York's finest musicians! Join Steve Greenfield, one of Broadway's Best Saxophone players as you both play 48 tracks of Bop, Swing, Latin, Jazz Rock, Funky, Dixieland, and Blues arrangements.

Each song is recorded three ways:

  • Practice playing 1st or 2nd Saxophone with the Title tracks.
  • Back up on 2nd Saxophone with Steve playing 1st Sax.
  • Lead on 1st Saxophone with Steve playing 2nd Sax.

These rehearsal routines are great fun and comparable to playing a 30 minute set with a live band!

ISBN 0.8256.2738.9

Play with a Pro Music Book: Tenor Sax
Play with a Pro™ Tenor Sax
Music Book and CD!

Practice 1st or 2nd Tenor Sax with a group of New York's finest musicians! Join Jeff Lange, one of Broadway's Best Sax players as you both play 48 tracks of Bop, Swing, Latin, Jazz Rock, Funky, Dixieland, and Blues arrangements.

Each song is recorded three ways:

  • Practice playing 1st or 2nd Sax with the Title tracks
  • Back up on 2nd Sax with Jeff playing 1st Sax
  • Lead on 1st Sax with Jeff playing 2nd Sax

These rehearsal routines are great fun and comparable to playing a 30 minute set with a live band!

ISBN 0.8256.1921.1

Today's Chords and How to Use Them Music Book
Today's Chords and How to Use Them
Learn Keyboards Today's Way
120 pages of Four to Seven Note Chord Exercises!

Plenty of books will tell you what a seventh chord is - or an inversion - or an eleventh chord with a flat ninth. In 'Today's Chords and How to Use Them' you will learn all that, but your musical development won't stop there. You'll learn why chords sound the way they do, and where to use different types of chords to achieve desired musical effects. You'll learn how 'resolutions' of various chord tones can add movement and interest to your playing. You'll learn how to play modern chords used in today's music in all kinds of chord progressions, just as you do when performing. You'll also learn how to lead from one chord to another, with professional, "smooth moves" that only a top composer and arranger like Dr. "Bugs" Bower can show you. In short, you'll learn everything you need to sound like the top players of today.

This unique music book provides a down-to-earth, comprehensive approach to learning keyboards that recognizes what modern musicians need - And delivers it!

Today's Way To Play the Classics for all keyboards Music Book
Today's Way To Play the Classics for all keyboards
Learning Keyboards Today's Way makes it easy to play and enjoy Great Piano Classics!

Contains 47 familiar classical themes you know, you love and, now finally, you can play. All of the notes, the keys, and the chords have been simplified for easy playing so you can delight youself and others with this beautiful classical music. Don't like reading bass clef? Relax, it has been omitted. Have trouble reading piano chords from a staff? Not a problem-the chords are all written in easy to read 'chord symbol' notation. Even these chord symbols are explained at the top of each piece. Now you can quickly master the classics in an easy and modern style of keyboard playing. Popular favorites include: Fur Elise, Greensleeves, Swan Lake, Toreador Song and many others.

Today's Way To Play the Standards  for all Keyboards Music Book
Today's Way To Play the Standards - for all Keyboards
Learn Keyboard Standards quickly and easily

You'll truly enjoy this book of 47 songs, so familiar, so treasured, they have earned the name of "standards." You get easy to read 'lead sheet' type notation with melodies, chord symbols and words. All of the notes, keys, and chords have been simplified to make it easy for you to add these beautiful, timeless songs to your repertiore. You get arrangements of "I Never Knew", "Indiana", "Margie", "Memories", "St. Louis Blues", "Tiger Rag" and many more!

The Best 101 Children's Songs

The Best 101 Children's Songs - Kids Sing Along  3CD Set

This 3 CD Sing-along Set for Kids makes learning FUN!

Children will love the partysongs, "finger play" songs, folk songs, jokes and riddles, all alphabetically arranged on 3 CDs. With 101 titles including beloved favorites and exclusive original compositions penned by award winning composer and educator, Dr. "Bugs" Bower, this collection provides children with hours of fun. In addition, singing along teaches not only musical skills, but also improves English diction, grammar and comprehension.

THE BEST 101 CHILDREN'S SONGS 3 HOURS OF FUN & LEARNING ON 3 CD's! LEARN ENGLISH IN A MINUTE BY SINGING THESE CHILDREN'S SONGS.

Price: $9.99
Cartoons and Car Tunes - Music books for kids with sing along CD
Cartoons and Car Tunes

This Music Book for Kids makes for happy traveling

With 64 pages of cartoon coloring and drawing activity. Words for the songs and CD included for back seat fun.

Also has music for guitar and keyboard with chord charts for at home learning and practice.

Additional PLUS-the musical story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."

Cartoons and Kid Tunes - Music books for kids
Cartoons and Kid Tunes
This coloring,activity, and music book for kids with included Sing Along CD is perfect for car trips!

Contains fun games and activities like: connect-the-dot drawings, jokes, rhymes and a special appearance by "The Singing Dogs & Cats!"

Comes with words plus guitar and keyboard music to make it easy to learn to play along too!

Cartoons and Christmas Tunes - Music book for kids with sing along CD
Cartoons and Christmas Tunes

A holiday music book for kids with CD!

Includes words plus guitar and keyboard music with chords to make it easy for kids to learn to sing and play along too.

Contains fun to learn songs, cartoons and connect-the-dot drawings.

Rhythms and Blues for Guitar
Rhythms and Blues for Guitar
The perfect book for Rock & Jazz Musicians

A good blues player should be able to read, improvise, fake, play funky riffs, create rhythmical backgrounds, and be familiar with the blues chords in every key. Whether you study with a teacher or alone, this book is for you. Learn chords, patterns, funky riffs, and notes that make the blues sound blue. There are no monotonous exercises to practice - every exercise is a 12 bar blues piece.

Rhythms and Blues
Rhythms and Blues for Guitar Music Book - Spanish Language Version!
Ritmos y Blues por "Bugs" Bower

A good blues player should be able to read, improvise, fake, play funky riffs, create rhythmical backgrounds, and be familiar with the blues chords in every key. Whether you study with a teacher or alone, this book is for you. Learn chords, patterns, funky riffs, and notes that make the blues sound blue. There are no monotonous exercises to practice - every exercise is a 12 bar blues piece.

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50 Jazz Duets Music Book
Learn music by listening and playing with other musicians. Don't miss it!

To learn to play jazz, or rock music, nothing replaces the experience of playing in a jazz band, or a rock band better than playing duets. The interchange of ideas and the competitive challenges in the dueling musical lines can't be had when practicing only with recordings. You'll feel the fun, energy and excitement of playing with live musicians when using these 50 duets by composer/arranger "Bugs" Bower. You'll have charts covering all Musical styles including: Latin, Swing, Rock, Funky, Jazz, Blues, Boogie Woogie, Ballads, and Dixieland Designed for Saxophone, Trumpet, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Violin, and all treble clef instruments.