Arranging Guide

Welcome to the Mind For Music arranging guide! This is an ongoing project whose goal is to build a large library of arranging, transcribing and music creation resources free for all to use. This project is currently in the beginning stages so check back soon for more updates: if you have something you would like to contribute or suggestions on what else should be included please contact us!

Jazz Arranging Basics

An introduction to the "Jazz Default Standard" method, a new way of arranging for jazz and contemporary music where the focus is on eliminating excessive details (atriculations, style markings etc...) in music scores.


Arranging information for various jazz, contemporary and concert instrumentation. Here you will find information on everything from individual instrument ranges to articulations and unique effects.

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