In The Blues Scales
, renowned jazz tutor Dan Greenblatt
shows you how to use both the major and minor blues scales to improve your improvisation over any number of tunes, without needing to master every scale and chord. Perfect for beginners as well as advanced players, this really is an Essential Tool For Jazz Improvisation
Please note that this book is for C instruments.
This authoritative and comprehensive book is the only complete book on The Blues Scales available, so you know you'll be getting the best theoretical and practical foundation for your future improvisational enjoyment. The blues scale is an often-neglected aspect of the jazz lexicon, so whether you're just starting out, or you're a seasoned professional, this book will be an essential part of your learning.
Not only this, but the book also features fantastic transcriptions of some of the jazz masters' best solos, allowing you to see how legends like Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Lester Young and Oscar Peterson did it. The step-by-step exercises and extensive dictionary of classic phrases lets you quickly make meaningful music that is fun to hear and even more fun to play.
The accompanying CD to this Blues Scales tutor book features the author and his quartet of musicians showing you how each exercise should sound, allowing you to train your ear as well as your fingers. The numerous play-along tracks that are also provided allow you to sharpen your chops with practice.