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  • NEW from Pentatonic Press!
    Doug Goodkin: All Blues - Jazz for the Orff Ensemble

    Combining jazz education with the dynamic approach of Orff Schulwerk
      All BLues
      For more info click here
  • Sofia Lopez-Ibor: Blue is the Sea
    Teaching the Whole Child Through Music:Visual Arts
      Blue is the Sea
      For more info click here
  • Also from Pentatonic Press
    INTERY MINTERY: Nursery Rhymes for Body, Voice and Orff Ensemble

    Features 48 arrangements and activities for preschool and elementary, usable by both music and language arts teachers.
Now's The Time
  • Now's The TimeThe ABCs of Education
    A provocative look at the ways in which today's schools are failing our children, and what teachers can do to restore the promise of education
    "Doug Goodkin is among the leaders of a fast growing movement of educators working to touch the innate, deep desires of children to learn about their world through direct personal engagement and experience..."
    --Jerry Mander, Author: "In the Absence of the Sacred" and "Alternatives to Globalization: A Better World is Possible

    Now's The Time
  • Now's The Time: Jazz for All Ages - Companion CD set for the book.
    Two CDs, 42 pieces of all arrangements in the book plus bonus tracks, performed by The San Francisco School Orff Ensembles.

  • Now's the Time - Teaching Jazz to all Ages

    See samples or order this book and CD.

  • Name Games: Alfred Pub: 20 musical ways to learn names and create compositions
  • A Rhyme in Time: Alfred Pub: 20 activities for music and language arts development
  • Sound Ideas: Alfred Pub: Activities for percussion circle based on Multiple Intelligences
  • Play, Sing and Dance: An Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Schott Publishers: A comprehensive look at the various Orff media, with photos of children at The SF School

Play, Sing and Dance Cover These publications can be ordered from:

US and international except Canada
  • Mad Robin Music and Dance: 1-855-556-8447 www.madrobinmusic.com
  • MidpointTrade.com www.midpointtrade.com
  • Music Is Elementary 1-800-888-7502 www.MusicIsElementary.com
  • West Music: 800-397-9378 www.westmusic.com

  • St. Johns. Music 1-204-631-0237