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.

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.

First Steps to Jazz Improvisation

Author: Allan Meyerson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780991166114
Format: PDF, Mobi
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FIRST STEPS TO JAZZ IMPROVISATION breaks down the most commonly used musical harmonies into ?three rules? using only major scales. With a step by step approach you will learn about chords, scales and how they relate. Easy exercises and play along music reinforce the ideas in this book and guide you into a cohesive solo.

Pentatonic and Hexatonic Scales in Jazz Improvisation

Author: Jason Lyon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781490442624
Format: PDF, ePub
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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)

Jazz Scales

Author: Sean Vigneau-Britt
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781976515309
Format: PDF
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Scales, chords, and exercises to help improve jazz improvisation and theory. This book is designed for students who know how to read music and want to improve their knowledge of jazz technique and theory. FAQ: What scales does this book include? All seven modal scales, five of the seven melodic minor modal scales, all whole tone scales, diminished scales, pentatonic and blues scales. Transcribed in every key! The full list is: Lydian, Ionian, Mixolydian, Dorian, Aeolian, Phrygian, Locrian, Lydian Augmented, Lydian Dominant, Ascending Melodic Minor, Half Diminished, Altered Dominant, Whole Tone, Diminished (Whole Step-Half Step and Half Step-Whole Step), Pentatonic and Blues Scales. Just the scales? Absolutely not! Each scale family includes exercises for practicing the melodies and harmonies produced by that scale. Are there exercises for each scale? Each exercise is written in one key, e.g. F Lydian, C Ionian, etc. You are strongly encouraged to learn the exercises in every key, but transcribing them in every key would require a book forty times longer! I know how to read music, but I'm new to jazz. Is this a good book for me? This is the perfect book for you! The essential melodic and harmonic tools for jazz improvisation are all here. This is a great way to increase your knowledge of jazz improvisation and theory. I am completely new to music. Is this a good book for me? Unfortunately, you need to know how to read music before using this book. Please come back to it when you know the basics and are ready to begin playing jazz!

Jazz Scales for Guitar

Author: COREY CHRISTIANSEN
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1610657063
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book will teach guitarists how to construct and play the scales and modes used in jazz improvisation. Through the study of these scales, students will expand their musical vocabulary for jazz improvisation. Scales are presented in standard notation, tab, linear diagrams showing the scales intervallic makeup, and fingering patterns. Recordings of the chord progressions and etudes are provided so the student can hear how these scales may be used in real life situations.

Jazz improvisation

Author: Sam Most
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9781576236543
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Jazz Improvisation is for students who wish to hone their improvisation skills, and is applicable to all treble clef instruments. Designed to also improve single line sight reading and an awareness of jazz chromaticism, this book builds upon 11 well-known chord patterns with increasingly difficult melodies.

Jazz Improvisation Revised

Author: David Baker
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457426094
Format: PDF, Docs
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Jazz Improvisation focuses on the communicative and technical aspects of improvisation and makes an excellent resource for both pros and aspiring improvisers. Assimilate and execute chord progressions, substitutions, turn arounds and construct a melody and jazz chorus.