Hone your chops with music recordings that are missing one thing – You! Whether you are a vocalist, lead instrumentalist or accompanist, Music Minus One has a recording that will inspire you to a whole new level.^
- The MMO Concept – Music Minus One started the MMO concept with a recording of Schubert’s Trout Quintet, with all five instruments omitted in five different MMOs. They developed the play along concept with jazz recordings and chamber music releases that featured musical legends like Stan Getz, Stanley Drucker and Max Roach, along with first chair players in five major American orchestras. Today musicians will be delighted with the phenomenal selection of genres for every instrument in a wide variety of formats.
- Scores for all Instruments – Start with a guitar play along, but don’t stop there. If you can play it, they have a recording with the part that’s all yours. For percussion, piano, keyboard, strings and woodwinds there are a myriad of selections in every genre from Hal Leonard, Jamey Aebersold, Advance Music and more. It’s easy to find recordings for your instrument at MMO, with categories for F horn, C instruments, B flat instruments and more. They also have a wonderful selection of books, CDs and DVDs for vocalists.
- Every Genre You Love – MMO recordings traverse every musical genre, from Blues and Broadway to Latin classics, chamber music and jazz rhythm. If you love it, they publish it, like popular music, favorite standards, ballads, Baroque and Bebop. For a jazz play along recording, your choices at MMO are almost endless. You will find the top music publishers, world class performers and composers in every musical genre. Music Minus One has the instrumentalist covered for special gigs, with Christmas Book play-along and plenty of practice material in studies and educational recordings. You will find tools to improve your aural skills, play at first sight, ear training and jam talents with Rock Band Camp.
- Formats for Every Learning Style – MMO offers formats for every musician’s learning and practice style, from book with mp3-data-usb, Play Along book + accompaniment cd, book with DVD and book only. Many of their recordings are available in multiple formats, as stand alone DVDs, CD only, or book only packages. They even offer a substantial selection of digital downloads so you can begin right away. Their beginner, intermediate and advanced CD sets and concert DVDs are a great way to perfect your technique and master new material. Decades of releases have proven repeatedly that interactive learning is the key to musical proficiency in everything from jazz improvisation to classic rock performance.
Music Minus One has been publishing music recordings with instruments omitted since 1950, more than 65 years. Musicians of every level will find jazz, popular, classical, chamber music and more in close to nine hundred albums as well as almost seven thousand book/record combinations.