Welcome to Anchor Music

Vocal Jazz for every Voicing, Style & Ability

Sound Music Publications is now ANCHOR Music Publications!

We house the largest consortium of professional arrangers & composers in the vocal jazz community. We provide all the resources our directors need: 

•         High quality, instantly downloadable charts, demos, tracks, and score videos

•         Access to our Anchor Music Artists: our diverse set of talented arrangers & composers

•         Educational support through our educational arm, the Vocal Jazz Academy

2022 Vocal Jazz Academy Initiative – announcement coming soon!

Anchor Music is committed to educating students and teachers at the time of year when we all need it the most – the beginning of the school year! We will host a series of one-day vocal jazz workshops for teachers and students around the United States and Canada. Includes a reading session for teachers and a mass choir experience for all!

Our season generally runs from August to October — current locations include Long Beach, Northern California, Seattle, Kansas City & Phoenix. Visit our Academy page for more information.

GRAMMY-nominated arrangement now published! 

The iconic Sam Cooke composition “A Change Is Gonna Come” was arranged by the talented Tehillah Alphonso for the vocal group Tonality. Scored for SSATBB voices (a cappella with piano and optional string parts).

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Tribute to John Lewis: Walk With the Wind

Walk With the Wind” was composed by San Diego native Peggy Watson as a memorial to the late congressman John Lewis. Scored for SATB voices (a cappella with optional piano and cajon parts), this piece can be incorporated in your Black History Month concert – or any time of year!

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2022 JEN Conference Recap

  • Anchor Music will have a exhibit booth each year and host the JEN Reading Session
  • See all the Anchor charts featured on the Reading Session
  • Download the clinic handout from Matt’s session


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