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UPDATES (5/14/2012):

My latest book is now available. See "BEYOND TIME AND CHANGES: A Musician's Guide To Free Jazz Improvisation" published by Advance Music on the Books page.

My latest jazz CD called "CREATURES OF HABIT" is now available on Outland Music. Hear samples on the Audio page.

I am now scheduling private music lessons for the current semester. Please see the Lessons page for more information.

Those interested in private lessons can email me at: halcrook1@cox.net.


my new jazz CD called "Creatures Of Habit", soon to be released on Outland Records (pages.)Watch for the my new jazz CD called "Creatures Of Haages.)

Check out these titles also--from Advance Music (see Books page):

"How To Improvise"
An Approach to Practicing Improvisation.

"Ready, Aim, Improvise!"
Exploring the Basics of Jazz Improvisation.

"How To Comp"
A Study in Jazz Accompaniment.

"Creative Comping For Improvisation, Vol. 1, 2, and 3"

"The Music of Hal Crook"
35 Jazz Originals with Demo CD

Don't forget the accompaniment!
Hal Crook Play-Alongs.

Free of charge!
Click on Instruments for different instrumentaion

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