Links / Resources

These links were last updated in 2007, but will be updated as time allows. Please contact me if you have suggestions for resource or reference material links.

Jamie on the Web

Jamie on IMDB
Jamie on
Jamie on the Composers Forum
Red Wire on

Artists / Associates

Glenn Kowalski Jamie's brother, guitarist, songwriter
Ted Hovis Singer, songwriter
Kennedy Sound Audio post-production services in D.C.

Resources for Composers

Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI)
U.S. Copyright Office
Kohn On Music Licensing

Books: Composition

Techniques of the Contemporary Composer (Cope)
Fundamentals of Musical Composition (Schoenberg, Stein, Strang)
Materials and Techniques of Twentieth-Century Music (Kostka)
Musical Composition (Brindle)
Simple Composition (Wuorinen)
The Study of Orchestration (Adler)

Books: Notation

Music Notation (Read)
Norton Manual of Music Notation (Heussenstamm)
Preparing Traditional Music Manuscript (Mohn)
Hemidemisemiquavers and other such things: a concise guide to music notation (Wood)

Books: Orchestration/Instrumentation

Principles of Orchestration (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Orchestration (Piston)
Instrumentation and Orchestration (Alfred Blatter)
Treatise on Instrumentation (Berlioz R. Strauss)
The Technique of Orchestration (Kennan, Grantham)

Books: Counterpoint

Counterpoint (Piston)
Counterpoint in Composition: The Study of Voice Leading (Salzer & Schachter)
Study of Counterpoint (Fux & Mann)

Books: Theory/Analysis

Harmony (Piston)
Theory of Harmony (Schonberg)
Structural Functions of Harmony (Schoenberg)
Serial Composition and Atonality:
  An Introduction to the Music of Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern (Perle)
Chromaticism: Theory and Practice (Boatwright)
Twelve-Tone Tonality (Perle)

Books: Film Scoring

How to Make Money Scoring Soundtracks and Jingles (Fisher)
Advanced Techniques for Film Scoring/Book and Compact Disc (Hagen)
The Art of Writing Music:
  A Practical Book for Composers and Arrangers of Instrumental, Choral
  and Electronic Music as Applied to Publication, Films (Cacavas, Kaplan)
Composing for the Films (Adorno, Eisler)
On the Track: A Guide to Contemporary Film Scoring (Karlin, Wright)

Books: Electronic/Computer Music

Computer Music: Synthesis, Composition, and Performance (Dodge, Jerse)
Interactive Music Systems: Machine Listening and Composing (Rowe)

Books: Song-Writing

How to Have Your Hit Song Published (Warner)
How to Write a Hit Song: The Complete Guide to
  Writing and Marketing Chart Topping Lyrics & Music (Leikin)
The Songwriter's Market Guide to Song & Demo Submission Formats (Collingwood)

Books: Recording

Sonar 4 Power! (Garrigus)

Books: Copyright/Law

Kohn on Music Licensing (2nd Editon) (Kohn)
A Manual of Musical Copyright Law: For the Use of Music-Publishers
  and Artists, and of the Legal Profession (Cutler)