Exercises and Etudes for the Jazz Instrumentalist Music Instruction

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Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1476863369
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(Instructional). Exercises and Etudes for the Jazz Instrumentalist is a collection of original pieces by master trombonist/composer J.J. Johnson. Designed as study material and playable by any instrument, these pieces (the harmonies of which are based on well-known standards) run the gamut of the jazz experience, featuring common and uncommon time signatures and keys, and styles from ballads to funk. They are progressively graded so that both beginners and professionals will be challenged by the demands of this wonderful music. Published in both treble and bass clef editions, this book also includes text to guide the player, as well as a biography of Johnson.

Playing Jazz Piano

Author: Bob Mintzer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457428852
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For an aspiring jazz instrumentalist, playing piano is one of the most important skills for developing a jazz vocabulary. Bob Mintzer is a renowned jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, pianist, bandleader, educator and member of the group, the Yellowjackets. His new book is designed for the instrumentalist who is not an accomplished piano player but wants to acquire basic jazz piano skills and jazz vocabulary. The book includes etudes that make players aware of the sound, texture, cause, effect and function of jazz chords and harmony. The 22 piano etudes feature a variety of styles, tempos, chord progressions and a the book also includes a chord voicing glossary. Mintzer offers a practical guide with a realistic approach.

Patterns for Jazz

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780769230177
Format: PDF, Docs
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Patterns for Jazz stands as a monument among jazz educational materials. Condensed charts and pertinent explanations are conveniently inserted throughout the book to give greater clarity to the application of more than 400 patterns built on chords and scales---from simple (major) to complex (lydian augmented scales).

Jazz Piano Handbook

Author: Michele Weir
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739047958
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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If you're a jazz singer or instrumentalist and don't already have basic skills in jazz piano: now is the time! Piano skills are the gateway to understanding chords and progressions, checking lead sheets for accuracy, learning new tunes, arranging, writing your own tunes, becoming a better improviser and so on. This book outlines an easy step-by-step process that makes learning basic jazz piano easy and fun!

Comprehensive Jazz Studies Exercises for All Instruments

Author: Eric Marienthal
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457460388
Format: PDF, Docs
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A complete book of jazz technique studies and exercises for all instrumentalists. This text deals with many technique issues jazz musicians encounter in the real world, including chord scale exercises, motif exercises, finger busters, extended motif exercises, and ideas for improvisation.

Oscar Peterson Jazz Exercises Minuets Etudes Pieces for Piano Music Instruction

Author: Oscar Peterson
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 147684089X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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(Keyboard Instruction). Legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson has long been devoted to the education of piano students. In this book he offers dozens of pieces designed to empower the student, whether novice or classically trained, with the technique needed to become an accomplished jazz pianist.

Beginning Jazz Keyboard

Author: Noah Baerman
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739033951
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Anyone with basic keyboard skills (equivalent to Alfred's Basic Piano, Lesson Book 2) can dig right in and begin learning jazz right away. Spanning from the major scale and basic triad theory all the way through 7th chords, pentatonic scales and modulating chord progressions, this book features a full etude or tune demonstrating every new concept introduced. Beginning Jazz Keyboard breaks the age-old tradition of dry, intimidating and confusing jazz books, and provides an actual step-by-step and enjoyable method for learning to play in this style. The DVD demonstrates examples and offers opportunity to play along.

A Compilation of Scales for Trombone Twenty six Scales in All Key Signatures

Author: William H. Somach
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781491077078
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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ACCIDENTALS HAPPEN! is a diverse scale book which includes scales from classical, jazz, blues and a variety of world music traditions. In this book are 26 scales notated in all 15 key signatures. The scales in this book are: Major, Harmonic & Melodic Minor, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian (Dominant 7th), Aeolian (Natural Minor) & Locrian Modes, Major & Minor Pentatonic Scales, Spanish/Jewish, Hungarian Minor, Arabic, Hindu, Augmented, Lydian Augmented, Major & Minor Diminished, Whole Tone & Diminished Whole Tone, Harmonic Major, Blues, Bebop, Lydian Dominant & Chromatic scales. It includes reference material on 25 scales, the "Circle of Fifths", key signatures & enharmonic equivalents. Half steps are shown in all scales where applicable. This book for TROMBONE spans the normal pedagogical range of the instrument, going from low E (1st line below staff in Bass Clef) to high C (5th space above staff in Bass Clef). A great preparation for improvisation.

Modalogy

Author: Jeff Brent
Publisher: Hal Leonard
ISBN: 1458413977
Format: PDF, ePub
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Modalogy is primarily a music theory reference work for those interested in the primordial building blocks of music. This book presents a unique perspective on the origins, interlocking aspects, and usage of the most common scales in occidental musics.