Exploring Jazz Piano - Volume 1 (Schott Pop Styles)

Exploring Jazz Piano - Volume 1 (Schott Pop

(Schott). Volume 1 introduces the intermediate pianist to the basic chord-types used in jazz, from major and minor triads to seventh and ninth chords. Other topics include: Chord/scale relationships, modes, broken chord and scale patterns, pentatonic and blues scales, walking bass lines, Latin rhythms and bass lines, the diatonic cycle, secondary dominants, II V I sequences, horizontal and vertical improvisation, tritone substitution, two-handed voicings, rootless voicings, technical exercises and fingering, accompaniment styles, ear-training, discography (suggested listening). 28 pieces by the author appear alongside special arrangements of well-known jazz standards, including: Autumn Leaves * Fly Me to the Moon * In a Sentimental Mood * Mannenberg * On Green Dolphin St (Part 1) * Ornithology * Song for My Father * Straight No Chaser * Take the A Train. Also included are transcribed solos by Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver, an invaluable source of authentic jazz techniques.

  • Brand: Schott
  • ASIN: 190245524X
  • UPC: 841886001510

Approaching the Standards, Vol. 3: C Book (Jazz Improvisation Series)

Approaching the Standards, Vol. 3: C Book (Jazz

Volume 3 includes: Tenor Madness * Killer Joe * Bye Bye Blackbird * Take the "A" Train * Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise * Secret Love * Speak Low * Cottontail.

  • Brand: Alfred Music
  • ASIN: 0769292305
  • UPC: 654979007500

Approaching the Standards, Vol 3: Bass Clef, Book & CD (Jazz Improvisation Series)

Approaching the Standards, Vol 3: Bass Clef, Book

Volume 3 includes: Tenor Madness * Killer Joe * Bye Bye Blackbird * Take the "A" Train * Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise * Secret Love * Speak Low * Cottontail.

  • Brand: Alfred
  • ASIN: 076929233X
  • UPC: 654979007531

Thinking in Jazz : The Infinite Art of Improvisation (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology Series)

Thinking in Jazz : The Infinite Art of

A landmark in jazz studies, Thinking in Jazz reveals as never before how musicians, both individually and collectively, learn to improvise. Chronicling leading musicians from their first encounters with jazz to the development of a unique improvisatory voice, Paul Berliner documents the lifetime of preparation that lies behind the skilled improviser's every idea.The product of more than fifteen years of immersion in the jazz world, Thinking in Jazz combines participant observation with detailed musicological analysis, the author's experience as a jazz trumpeter, interpretations of published material by scholars and performers, and, above all, original data from interviews with more than fifty professional musicians: bassists George Duvivier and Rufus Reid; drummers Max Roach, Ronald Shannon Jackson, and Akira Tana; guitarist Emily Remler; pianists Tommy Flanagan and Barry Harris; saxophonists Lou Donaldson, Lee Konitz, and James Moody; trombonist Curtis Fuller; trumpeters Doc Cheatham, Art Farmer, Wynton Marsalis, and Red Rodney; vocalists Carmen Lundy and Vea Williams; and others. Together, the interviews provide insight into the production of jazz by great artists like Betty Carter, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, and Charlie Parker.Thinking in Jazz overflows wit...

  • ASIN: 0226043819

Jazz Ballads: Jazz Piano Solos Series Volume 10 (Jazz Piano Solos (Numbered))

Jazz Ballads: Jazz Piano Solos Series Volume 10

(Jazz Piano Solos). Fresh solo piano arrangements with chord names of 24 favorite ballads in a jazz style, including: Body and Soul * I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry * Misty * My Funny Valentine * The Nearness of You * When I Fall in Love * and more.

  • Brand: Brand: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • ASIN: 1423459156
  • UPC: 884088263386

Inside Improvisation, Vol 3: Jazz Line (For All Instruments) (Book & CD) (Advance Music: Inside Improvisation Series for All Instruments)

Inside Improvisation, Vol 3: Jazz Line (For All

Inside Improvisation Series, Vol. 3: Jazz Line is a clear and practical step-by-step approach to chromaticism, line playing, and voice leading. The CD contains 23 play-along tracks (most of them played in two tempos), based on standard chord progressions, performed by a professional rhythm section that features Renato Chicco on piano, Dave Santoro on bass, and Adam Nussbaum on drums. In addition, Jerry demonstrates various exercises and approaches on tenor saxophone. Chord changes are included for C concert, B-flat, and E-flat instruments. Jerry Bergonzi is a highly respected jazz educator/musician who lives and teaches in the Boston area. His Inside Improvisation system has proven to be tremendously successful.

  • ASIN: 3892210497

Late Night Jazz: Jazz Piano Solos Series Volume 27 (Jazz Piano Solos (Numbered))

Late Night Jazz: Jazz Piano Solos Series Volume

(Jazz Piano Solos). Piano solo arrangements of 24 jazz favorites, including: Almost like Being in Love * Angel Eyes * Autumn Leaves * Bewitched * God Bless' the Child * If You Go Away * It Might as Well Be Spring * Love Me or Leave Me * On Green Dolphin Street * Smoke Gets in Your Eyes * That Old Black Magic * What's New? * Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away) * and more.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 1458421007
  • UPC: 884088631789

The Bebop Guitar Improv Series VOL 1- Lesson Book: A Comprehensive Guide To Jazz Improvisation

The Bebop Guitar Improv Series VOL 1- Lesson

The BGIS Lesson Book features a step by step explanation of the most essential melodic, harmonic, & rhythmic elements that make up the bebop idiom, coupled with 27 jazz etudes demonstrating their application in order of gradual difficulty.ABOUT THE SERIES: Developed over a 10 year period by its author and used as an instructional method in various music schools, The Bebop Guitar Improv Series consists of two volumes with downloadable multi-media materials. It is intended as a guide to lead both the player with little or no formal improvisation skills, as well as the player who does so exclusively by ear, on the journey to becoming a seasoned jazz improviser. Each volume is comprised of 3 books: the Lesson Book, Workbook, and Scale & Arpeggio Fingerings guide.Volume 1 is devoted to using the blues tonality as the primary vehicle to teach the rudimentary principles of jazz improvisation in theory and practice. Structured with the novice improviser in mind, it initially focuses on learning how to systematically develop a vocabulary to improvise over chord changes from a guitar-oriented technical perspective. Four varieties of 12 bar blues are covered in order of difficulty:1. Traditional Blues (I-IV-V),2. Jazz Blues (with II-V cadences),3. Minor Blues4. Bird Blues (Charlie Parker st...

  • ASIN: 1515164748

Approaching the Standards for Jazz Vocalists: Book & CD (Jazz Improvisation Series)

Approaching the Standards for Jazz Vocalists: Book &

Approaching the Standards for Jazz Vocalists is an innovative, user-friendly approach to vocal jazz improvisation. Designed for the individual or group and male or female vocalists, this book and sing-along CD contains ten classic jazz songs selected from and correlated to Approaching the Standards Volumes 1, 2 and 3. Included are the same essential features as the instrumental books: CD demo, clearly written improvisation examples, jazz vocabulary, transcription opportunities, informative composer insight and a useful discography. Whether beginning their studies or improving their vocal jazz skills, all serious singers must have this book! Titles are: Now's the Time * Satin Doll * Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise * Summertime * I Got Rhythm * Honeysuckle Rose * Tenor Madness * Bye Bye Blackbird * Secret Love * Take the "A" Train.

  • Brand: Alfred Music
  • ASIN: 0757901964
  • UPC: 654979195818

Introduction to Jazz Guitar Soloing: Master Class Series

Introduction to Jazz Guitar Soloing: Master Class

(Musicians Institute Press). Perfect for seasoned rockers seeking new challenges and jazz newcomers looking for a good start, this book with online audio covers scales, chords, licks, techniques and other vital jazz improv concepts step by step. The accompanying audio features 65 full-band demo and play-along tracks. Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 0634009702
  • UPC: 073999998580
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