Creative Jazz Improvisation
Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)
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Description: This well-organized book combines all of the techniques that jazz musicians practice into a comprehensive whole. It covers practice patterns and scales in all keys and tempos, transcribing solos of master improvisers, learning the jazz repertoire, and playing with other musicians.Chapter topics include how to practice, creatively improvise, and teach improvisation; major innovators; important contributors; women in jazz; chord substitutions; scales; and form. Each chapter also contains theory and ear exercises.Applicable to any instrumentor a classroom of varied instrumentsthis book is for jazz students and professionals at all levels of proficiency.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $128.80
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/11/2006
Binding: Comb Bound
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
|The Art Of Improvisation|
|Practicing Jazz, Constructing Solos, Playing with Other Musicians, Creative Improvisation, Performance Anxiety, and Teaching Jazz|
|Constructing Solos and Playing with Other Musicians|
|Creative Improvisation and Kenny Wernerrsquo;s ldquo;Effortless Masteryrdquo;|
|How to Teach Jazz Improvisation|
|Essential Listening: Major Innovators, Important Contributors, and Women in Jazz|
|Major Innovators Who Changed the Direction of Jazz|
|Important Jazz Contributors|
|Women In Jazz|
|Gaining Facility with Rhythm|
|Listening to Rhythms in Jazz Compositions|
|Max Roachrsquo;s Improvised Solo on ldquo;Blue Sevenrdquo;|
|Diatonic Chords and the Modes in the Major Scale|
|Major Scales and Major 7th Chords|
|Gaining Facility with Major Scales and Major 7th Chords|
|Improvising on Jazz Compositions Based on Major 7th Chords|
|Louis Armstrongrsquo;s Improvised Solo on ldquo;Hotter Than Thatrdquo;|
|Mixolydian and Bebop 7th Scales, and Dominant 7th Chords|
|Gaining Facility with Mixolydian and Bebop 7th Scales, and Dominant 7th Chords|
|Improvising on Jazz Compositions Based on Dominant 7th Chords|
|Lester Youngrsquo;s Improvised Solo on ldquo;Lester Leaps Inrdquo;|
|Dorian Scales and Minor 7th Chords|
|Gaining Facility with Dorian Scales and Minor 7th Chords|
|Improvising on Jazz Compositions Based on Minor 7th Chords|
|Miles Davisrsquo;s Improvised Solo on ldquo;So|