Kyle Coughlin's Educational Books:
The Fundamentals of Rhythm
A thorough, step-by-step method book that can be used by musicians on any instrument. The book covers every basic aspect of rhythm and teaches students how to improve their skills with over 450 practice patterns. It also provides a great way for students to improve their sight-reading. Each of the patterns is recorded online, so you can play along and make sure that your rhythms are correct.
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Beginning Clarinet Songbook
A fun, song-based approach to learning the clarinet. Each lesson in the book has an introduction, six songs, and three duets. Every song has its own web page with colorful images and practice suggestions. The book also tells the stories of Clarobotoo, Flopsy the Whimsical Clown, and Klara Nett.
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Printable Clarinet Fingering Charts
The easiest to read and simplest to use clarinet fingering charts available. These printable PDF fingering charts feature a photo of a clarinet, and each fingering is color coded for the left and right hands. Alternate fingerings are given and each note links to a web page with an audio file of that pitch.
Beginning Jazz Woodwind Studies, Volumes 1 and 2
Available for Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, and Tenor Saxophone
These books are intended for beginner students who want to learn how to play jazz. The two volume series teaches jazz quarter notes and marcato, swing eighth notes, jazz articulation, dotted quarter notes, pickup notes, and different forms of syncopation. The etudes in the books are easy to play so students can focus on swing rhythms, articulation, and music fundamentals. Recordings of each etude in the book are available online, too.
Purchase the Beginning Jazz Clarinet Studies, Volume 1
Purchase the Beginning Jazz Clarinet Studies, Volume 2
Purchase the Beginning Jazz Saxophone Studies for Alto, Volume 1
Purchase the Beginning Jazz Saxophone Studies for Alto, Volume 2
Purchase the Beginning Jazz Saxophone Studies for Tenor, Volume 1
Purchase the Beginning Jazz Saxophone Studies for Tenor, Volume 2
Christmas Woodwind Duets
Available for Clarinet, Flute, and Saxophone
Arranged with beginner and intermediate students in mind, the Christmas duet books contain 25 popular carols, including Jingle Bells, Deck the Hall, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Joy to the World, Silent Night, and many more.
Purchase the Christmas Clarinet Duet Book
Purchase the Christmas Flute Duet Book
Purchase the Christmas Saxophone Duet Book