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Dave Black (born 1959) is the co-author of numerous books, including Alfred's Drum Method, Alfred's Beginning Drumset Method, Alfred's Kid's Drum Course, Contemporary Brush Techniques, Drumset Independence and Syncopation, Living Praise, Cymals: A Crash Course, The Essential Dictionary of Orchestration, A Jazz Diary, and Sound Innovations for Concert Band. He has also written a number of articles, concert reviews, and book reviews for publications including The Instrumentalist, Down Beat, Modern Percussionist, Modern Drummer, Drums and Drumming, Drum Tracks, Jazz Educators Journal, Grammy Pulse, and Music Connection.
More than 60 of his compositions and arrangements have been published by Alfred Music Publishing, CPP/Belwin, Highland/Etling, Barnhouse, TRN, and Warner Brothers, many of which have been recorded. He has written with, and for the bands of Louie Bellson, Sammy Nestico, Bill Watrous, Bobby Shew, Ed Shaughnessy, Gordon Brisker and the CSUN Jazz Ensemble.
Mr. Black has received numerous awards and commissions, including 21 consecutive ASCAP Popular Composer Awards and two Grammy nomination certificates. Many of his compositions have been used as background/source music on TV shows including Good Morning America, Roseanne, Nightline, Grace Under Fire, Ellen, General Hospital, The Drew Carey Show, Coach, and All My Children.
Total Books: 45
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