The Jazz Language A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation

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

Patterns for Jazz

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780769230177
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).

Elements of the Jazz Language for the Developing Improvisor

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9781576238752
Format: PDF, 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 and Practice

Author: Jeffrey Hellmer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457410680
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Jazz Composition and Arranging in the Digital Age

Author: Richard Sussman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195380991
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Jazz Composition and Arranging In the Digital Age is a comprehensive and practical instructional book and reference guide on the art and craft of jazz composition and arranging for small and large ensembles. In this book, veteran composers and arrangers Richard Sussman and Michael Abene combine their extensive years of experience as musicians and instructors to demonstrate how advances in music technology and software may be integrated with traditional compositional concepts to form a new and more efficient paradigm for the creative process. This book builds on material and issues treated in traditional jazz composition and arranging courses, including all the fundamental musical techniques and information associated with jazz arranging and composition instruction. In addition, each chapter of the book also contains specific examples demonstrating the effective utilization of music software as applied to the realization of these techniques. Software is employed both as both a learning tool in the form of examples and exercises, and as a practical tool illustrating how many modern day composer/arrangers are utilizing these techniques successfully in the real world. The book also offers several chapters devoted exclusively to the creative use of music technology and software. The extensive companion website provides listening examples for each chapter as well as enhanced software tips, expanded and additional music examples, and appendices of , basic principles and an expanded recommended listening list for further study.

Jazz Improvisation for Keyboard Players Complete Edition

Author: Dan Haerle
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457493874
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Jazz Theory Handbook

Author: PETER SPITZER
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1619115182
Format: PDF, Docs
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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

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.