MakeMusic today announced the release of SmartMusic 9.0, a teaching and learning tool to motivate, guide and document the individual development of students in band, orchestra and choir. Version 9.0, which is available for free to all current subscribers of SmartMusic, transforms jazz education with the following new features: new jazz repertoire created by Wynton Marsalis and his musicians; on-screen transcription of rhythm section accompaniments in the Wynton Marsalis Series and other select jazz titles by Jamey Aebersold and Alfred Publishing; 160 graded Play-by-Ear Exercises; and much more. Numerous different subscription options are available, all of which are detailed on the Web site.