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.

Pentatonic and Hexatonic Scales in Jazz Improvisation

Author: Jason Lyon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781490442624
Format: PDF, Docs
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Pentatonic and hexatonic scales are a staple of the modern jazz sound from the 1960s onwards. If you're interested in exploring what goes into this beautiful modernist sound, read on. And understanding the way these structures work will also add an extra level to the way you play when you aren't splanking it out like McCoy or Chick. This book gives detailed exploration of the six most used pentatonic scales, what to play on every chord type, pentatonics on II-V-Is, variations on II-V-Is and reharmonisations, outside and parallel pentatonics, partial pentatonics, pentatonics with passing notes, keeping modal form, all about groove, traditional hexatonics, hexatonics from triad pairs, the whole-tone family of six, modalisation, fragmentation and outside playing with hexatonics, practice suggestions, example solos, appendices, exercises, pentatonic licks from the jazz repertoire, the "avoid" note, listening, suggested tunes. (152 pages)

Scales for Jazz Improvisation

Author: Dan Haerle
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 145749406X
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Pentatonic scales for the jazz rock keyboardist

Author: Jeff Burns
Publisher: Houston Pub
ISBN: 9780793576791
Format: PDF, Docs
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(Jazz Book). An exciting book on the theory and studies of the Pentatonic Scales for the Jazz-Rock keyboardist. It covers the basics of how to build pentatonic scales, a comprehensive practice routine, and a jazz vocabulary.

Jazz Improvisation Basics

Author: DeMarius Jackson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781726268561
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book was written to answer the question of how to use pentatonic scales (five note scales) over three main tonalities: Major, Minor, and Dominant. It includes specific pentatonic scales to use over a variety of chords and pentatonic scale exercises. It also gives practical instruction on how to use the pentatonic scale of a ii - V - I chord progression.

Modern Concepts in Jazz Improvisation

Author: David Baker
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457427015
Format: PDF, Docs
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An excellent book designed to assist musicians with their performance of contemporary (post be-bop) jazz. It focuses on utilizing fourths, pentatonics, modes, bitonals and other contemporary materials when improvising. Numerous examples, suggested reading and recording examples are also included.

Pentatonic Improvisation Modern Pentatonic Ideas for Guitarists of All Styles Book CD

Author: Erik Halbig
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739037652
Format: PDF, Docs
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This unique and creative approach to improvising with the pentatonic scale will take guitar players' soloing skills to a new level. Designed to spark a modern, dynamic fire under improvising chops, Pentatonic Improvisation may change your definition of "pentatonic" forever! A CD demonstrating all the examples in the book is included.

Introducing Pentatonic Scales for Jazz Guitar

Author: JazzGuitarMaster Media
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1329087879
Format: PDF, ePub
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Introducing Pentatonic Scales for Jazz Guitar explores the use of major and minor pentatonic scales. This book covers following arguments: • Pentatonic scale construction • Major and Minor pentatonic analysis and modes • How to study pentatonic scales: positions, scale patterns, melodic patterns, unusual positions for tapping, legatos, sweep and economic picking • Improvisation licks: mixing major scale and related major pentatonic scales, most common improvisation approaches Main goal of this book is developing a real melodic approach to pentatonic usage starting from most basic material to intermediate improvisation techniques.