Jazz Play-Along Volume 150: Jazz Improv Basics (Book/Online Audio)

Books and Digital Audio | B Flat Instruments, E Flat Instruments, C Instruments, Bass Clef Instruments

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Joe Charupakorn
Series: Jazz Play Along
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

For use with all B-flat, E-flat, C and BC instruments, the Jazz Play-Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices included as audio files to download online, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before.

FOR STUDY, each tune includes a split track with: • Melody cue with proper style and inflection • Professional rhythm tracks • Choruses for soloing • Removable bass part • Removable piano part.

FOR PERFORMANCE, each tune also has: • An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody) • Additional choruses for soloing.

In this special instructional edition, technical concepts used in jazz improvising are covered in detail - from scales to chord progressions to II-V-I patterns. And in true Jazz Play-Along fashion, there are also plenty of play-along tracks based on common chord progressions and songs, so you can apply the concepts you learn right away in context.

Topics covered include: essential chord-to-scale relationships • making music with scales • chord tones • adding chromatics • other scales • fundamental harmony • the II-V-I progression • advanced harmony • “must-know” progressions • improvising • modern concepts in improvising • suggested listening.

ISBN: 9781423477143
Published on: 05 April 2011
No of pages: 152
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00843195

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        Redditch Worcestershire GB Saxophone Player
        There is a lot in this book for the money.
        Of all the books I have I use this one as my daily work book. Well worth the money.
        I would rather have had the CD with the book not a down load but if you are a computer person I guess it is not a problem.
        Confirmed purchase: 18 July 2016
        Published on: 04 August 2016

        Musicroom Reviews

        Scales, licks & ii-v-i included. Good book with solo examples over Autumn Leaves, I got rhythm etc
        Anonymous - (Blackburn, United Kingdom)

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