Patterns for Improvisation

Author: Oliver Nelson
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781562243043
Format: PDF, ePub
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One of the world's most popular patterns books, many jazz greats have fond memories of practicing from this great resource! It features an exhaustive collection of improvisational jazz patterns in various meters and feels. Comments and suggestions are included by the author---a legendary composer, arranger, conductor, and instrumentalist. This is a very popular book because it helps spell out some of the basic building blocks of the jazz language. It is regarded by many jazz teachers as one of the essential texts for their students.

Patterns for Jazz A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457494078
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).

Patterns for Jazz

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780769230177
Format: PDF, ePub
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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).

Velocity Warm Ups for Jazz Vibraphone

Author: Charles Dowd
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457456077
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Ninety-two patterns for jazz improvisation. These technical exercises utilize jazz scales and modes which develop technique through practical harmonic concepts.

From Beginning B Flat Patterns for Improvisation

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Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
ISBN: 9780793568550
Format: PDF, ePub
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This beginning improvisation method is designed for students who are beginners in jazz - no prior jazz experience is necessary. The patterns begin simply and gradually increase in difficulty.

Jerry Coker s Complete Method for Improvisation

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780769218564
Format: PDF, Docs
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This uniquely organized method devotes a thorough chapter to each of the prevailing tune-types of jazz---standard, bebop, modal, blues, contemporary, ballad and free form---listing and discussing their characteristics and illustrating approaches to understanding and performing each type of tune. Includes CD.

Expansions

Author: Gary Campbell
Publisher: Houston Pub
ISBN: 9780634000058
Format: PDF, Kindle
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(Jazz Book). The second edition of this bestseller comes highly endorsed from the pros and is published at a new lower price! It continues to be a "must-have" for students of improvisation, demonstrating developing new material for jazz-fusion.