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Hal Leonard Promotes John Mlynczak to Vice President, Music Education & Technology

April 8, 2021

Hal Leonard promoted John Mlynczak to Vice President of Music Education & Technology. Previously the Managing Director of Noteflight, a Hal Leonard company, Mlynczak has been consistently involved with Hal Leonard’s music education and technology initiatives. This new position expands upon these duties.

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“Music Technology 101” Book/Video from Hal Leonard

March 25, 2021

The new Hal Leonard book/video, Music Technology 101 by Heath Jones, teaches educators what they need to know to set up a successful music technology lab and studio for their students. It provides practical, actionable, and easy-to-understand information, resources, and advice on the basics of music production for technology labs or home studios.

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Hal Leonard Publishes Music from Netflix’s Bridgerton Series

March 19, 2021

Hal Leonard noted the release of music from Netflix’s Bridgerton Series, specifically five of the show’s string quartet arrangements. More details from Hal Leonard ( When Bridgerton smashed Netflix viewership records to become their biggest series of all time, they had the music to thank for it. Well, OK, maybe not just the music, but […]

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Hal Leonard Adds Video Recording to Its Essential Elements Interactive Platform

March 9, 2021

Hal Leonard has been doing as much as possible to support music educators by providing innovative tools to help them with distance learning. The latest addition to their virtual tool chest is adding groundbreaking new video recording capability to its Essential Elements Interactive (EEi) platform.

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‘Jazz Duets: Etudes for Phrasing and Articulation’ from Hal Leonard

January 4, 2021

Jazz Duets: Etudes for Phrasing and Articulation by Richard Lowell provides 27 duets in jazz and jazz-influenced styles such as swing, bebop, funk, samba, and others. They are appropriate for performance by any melodic instruments. The duets feature independent contrapuntal lines, and practicing them will give players intimate insight into how these constructs sound and can be used to create a wide variety of colors. Players will improve their ear, sense of timing, phrasing, and facility in bringing theoretical principles into musical expression. Players will learn to use: jazz staccato and legato articulations; scales, modes, harmonies and other structures; various meters and ways of interpreting them; phrasing within and between measures; swing feel; and more. $14.99

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Hal Leonard Distributes Masks and Shields to Fight COVID-19

October 5, 2020

Hal Leonard has acquired exclusive distribution rights to new products that have been successful in making music spaces safer for combatting the COVID-19 virus.

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Hal Leonard’s Essential Elements Interactive Is Expanding

August 24, 2020

Hal Leonard’s Essential Elements Interactive, the online component for its Essential Elements methods for band and strings, crossed over a half million student users this past school year.

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‘Charlie Parker: The Complete Scores’ from Hal Leonard

July 27, 2020

Hal Leonard has published Charlie Parker: The Complete Scores boxed set, a quintessential collection features a hardcover book with forty note-for-note transcriptions for all the instruments that played on each iconic track. Published to coincide with the centennial of Parker’s birth on August 29, 1920, the Hal Leonard editorial crew worked closely with Parker’s Estate to ensure the highest quality transcriptions and production. The book features forty transcriptions from Parker’s exemplary studio recordings of tracks including “Anthropology,” “Billie’s Bounce (Bill’s Bounce),” “Blues for Alice,” “Ornithology,” and more. Transcriptions for saxophone, trumpet, piano, bass, and drums are included for each piece. Charlie Parker: The Complete Scores retails for $60.00. It should be in stock in September.

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