Jazz Composition: Theory And Practice (Book/Online Audio)

Books and Digital Audio

Publisher: Berklee Press
Format: Books | Theory
Based upon the Berklee Jazz Composition and Arranging Curriculum, this fully comprehensive guide covers all aspects of writing effective and inventive Jazz compositions. Features include:

  • A full range of styles from the Blues to Fusion and beyond.
  • Melodies created using intervallic patterns, guide tone lines, compound lines, antecedent/consequent phrasing and melodic tension.
  • All aspects of tonal and modal harmony including inversions, pedal points and reharmonisation.
  • Elements of form including intros, endings, interludes and backgrounds.
  • Apply knowledge to any kind of soloist or ensemble, from Sax to Big Band.

    All elements of the book are complemented by the accompanying online audio, including a listening tour of an entire extended Jazz work. A highly substantial and important volume.

ISBN: 9780876390016
Published on: 11 November 2004
No of pages: 238
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL50448000