Blues Cats Recorder

Themes & Variations


by Bonnie Rossa and Brad Keller

A collection of eight songs in blues forms ranging in style from the Swing era to Heavy Metal Rock. The songs work with recorder or with barred Orff instruments. Songs 1-2 use BAG, 3-4 add E, 5-7 add C’, and 8 adds Bb. Each song contains an improvisation section!  This resource also includes projectable PowerPoints, Smartboard files, videos and performance/accompaniment mp3s for all songs in this collection.

Resource Index

  • Cats’ Meow (G A B)
  • Groove’s in the BAG (G A B)
  • Blue Moon Rising (E G A B)
  • Cat Mandoo (E G A B)
  • Rockin’ Blues Cat (G A B C’ )
  • Tom Cat Blues (G A B C’ )
  • Heavy Metal Kitty (G A B C’ )
  • Blues Mojo (E G A Bb B C’ D’ ) 

Materials Included

Printed Book + Download Edition - $20
- Printed Book
- Digital Book PDF
- Projectable Files
- Audio Recordings

Download Edition Only - $18
- Digital Book PDF
- Projectable Files
- Audio Recordings


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Book:  View Blues Cat Book Sample
Projectable:  View Projectable PDF Sample
Audio:  Cat’s Meow
Audio:  Cat Mandoo