Posts tagged: Hal Leonard

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From Julie Andrews to Kylo Ren

I have done a number of Hal Leonard play-along recordings in the last few months: the new Star Wars movie, a book of Scottish folk songs, two Lindsey Stirling recordings … More

Jon Writes A Book

I was very pleased to be asked by Hal Leonard Publishing to write a violin technique book. I wrote Violin Aerobics so that it would be useful for any violinist … More

Johann Strauss Violin Play-Along for Hal Leonard

Check out the gold-plated statue of Johann and his cadre of fawning nymphs! I recorded seven waltzes and a polka for the upcoming Strauss violin play-along book from Hal Leonard. … More

That’s Amore: Italian Songs Violin Play-Along
for Hal Leonard

Jake Johnson and I had a good time recording eight classic Italian songs for an upcoming Hal Leonard play-along book. I did my best instrumental impression of Dean Martin and … More

Grappelli/South recording for Hal Leonard

I recorded a cool project for Hal Leonard Publishing yesterday, a book of Stéphane Grappelli and Eddie South transcriptions. The Grappelli recordings that I covered were from early in his … More

John Williams Violin Play-Along Recording

John Williams is of course super famous (for a living composer, anyway) but I was amazed at just how many great movie scores he’s done. I can never decide how … More

Recording a Taylor Swift play-along project for Hal Leonard Publishing

I was back today working with Jake Johnson at Paradyme Productions to record a new play-along book of Taylor Swift songs for Hal Leonard Publishing. Their series of “music minus … More

Recording violin arrangements of movie themes
for Hal Leonard

I had a good time recording a collection of movie themes for an upcoming Hal Leonard book of violin arrangements. From “Schindler’s List” and “Cinema Paradiso” to “Mission Impossible.” A … More