Patterns for Jazz A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457494078
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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, Mobi
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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 Improvisation

Author: Oliver Nelson
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781562243043
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Jerry Coker s Complete Method for Improvisation

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780769218564
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

The Jazz Language A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation

Author: Dan Haerle
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457494086
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This text presents all of the materials commonly used by the jazz musician in a logical order dictated both by complexity and need. The book is not intended to be either an arranging or improvisation text, but a pedagogical reference providing the information musicians need to pursue any activity they wish.

How to Practice Jazz

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Jamey Aebersold Jazz Incorporated
ISBN: 9781562240011
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An essential book for every jazz musician wishing to organize their practice time and priorities. Ever feel like you have a million things to practice, but you don't know where to start? Jerry condenses his decades in jazz education into a usable, practical book that highlights some of the best ways of dividing your practice time so that you can focus on the essentials, instead of just running over the same scales and tunes with no real direction. Includes a list of most of the Jazz play-along recordings available (by track) and analysis of each. Paperback.

Elements of the Jazz Language for the Developing Improvisor

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9781576238752
Format: PDF
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A comprehensive book on jazz analysis and improvisation. Elements used in jazz improvisation are isolated for study: they are examined in recorded solos, suggestions are made for using each element in the jazz language, and specific exercises are provided for practicing the element.

Expansions

Author: Gary Campbell
Publisher: Houston Pub
ISBN: 9780634000058
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Pentatonic Scales for Jazz Improvisation

Author: Ramon Ricker
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457494109
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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More than a pattern book, this lays out the theory behind the use of pentatonic scales in jazz, and follows with transcribed solos and exercises. Still a favorite after 14 years, this book has become a standard in the field.

Scales for Jazz Improvisation

Author: Dan Haerle
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 145749406X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Haerle presents the scales used in improvisation and explains applications. Scales shown in all keys and treble and bass clefs include blues, ionian, dorian, phrygian, locrian as well as whole tone, chromatic, augmented and many more. Great aid to memorizing.