The Jazz Language A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation

Author: Dan Haerle
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457494086
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

The Jazz Language

Author: Dan Haerle
Publisher: Warner Bros Publications
ISBN: 9780760400142
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Patterns for Jazz

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780769230177
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 Theory and Practice

Author: Jeffrey Hellmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457410680
Format: PDF
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Jazz Theory and Practice is the most modern introduction to jazz theory ever published. Rich with examples from the repertoire, it gives performers, arrangers and composers an in-depth and practical knowledge of the theoretical foundations of jazz.

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.

Jazz Improvisation for Keyboard Players Complete Edition

Author: Dan Haerle
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457493874
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Jazz Improvisation for Keyboard Players is a straightforward, no-nonsense improvisation series. It deals with creating melodies, using the left hand, pianistic approaches to soloing, scale choices for improvisation and much more.

Jazzology

Author: Robert Rawlins
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1476840873
Format: PDF, Docs
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(Jazz Instruction). A one-of-a-kind book encompassing a wide scope of jazz topics, for beginners and pros of any instrument. A three-pronged approach was envisioned with the creation of this comprehensive resource: as an encyclopedia for ready reference, as a thorough methodology for the student, and as a workbook for the classroom, complete with ample exercises and conceptual discussion. Includes the basics of intervals, jazz harmony, scales and modes, ii-V-I cadences. For harmony, it covers: harmonic analysis, piano voicings and voice leading; modulations and modal interchange, and reharmonization. For performance, it takes players through: jazz piano comping, jazz tune forms, arranging techniques, improvisation, traditional jazz fundamentals, practice techniques, and much more!

Elements of the Jazz Language for the Developing Improvisor

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9781576238752
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Jazz Theory Handbook

Author: PETER SPITZER
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1619115182
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Jazz Theory Handbook is a complete guide to all the essential topics of jazz theory, suitable for all treble instruments. Its approach is clear and concise,realistic and practical. This book will help you to understand how contemporaryjazz players think, and to apply theory concepts in your own playing. Subjects are introduced progressively, with each new one based on those introduced before. Topics include chord building, harmonic movement, modes, II-V-I licks, polychords, blues, rhythm changes, how to learn tunes, practice techniques,playing outside, and more. All of the book's musical examples are performed on the accompanying audio, along with sample solos and 3 play-along tracks with a great rhythm section. Jazz Theory Handbook is designed for both self- study andclassroom use. Audio download available online