Russ Ballenger

Trombonist and Educator

Read This! April 8, 2018

Below is a list of ten music related books that I highly recommend. Let me know what you are reading in the comments!

Miles Davis - Miles: The Autobiography

Herbie Hancock - Possibilities

Terry Teachout - Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington

Victor Wooten - The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music

David Cutler - The Savvy Musician: Building a Career, Earning a Living & Making a Difference

Daniel Coyle - The Little Book of Talent

Julie Gendrich - Bonanza: Insights and Wisdom from Professional Jazz Trombonists

Kurt Dietrich - Duke's Bones: Ellington's Great Trombonists

Peter Levinson - September in the Rain: The Life of Nelson Riddle

Kenny Werner - Effortless Mastery


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