Jazz Styles

Jazz Styles


  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Pages : 445
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106009076149


Jazz Styles Book Description :

Key Benefit: This broad and encompassing survey provides a rich, informative, and chronological study of jazz, with insightful commentaries on its origins, and full descriptions of the various styles of jazz and the personalities that have contributed to this innovative form of music. Key Topics: Discussions of benchmark styles with point-by-point differentiation cover early jazz, swing, bop, hard bop, cool jazz, "free" jazz, and jazz-rock fusion--highlighting the musical characteristics of each style and contrasting each successive era. Market: For musicians and non-musicians alike--to increase their appreciation and enjoyment of jazz.

Jazz Styles

Jazz Styles


  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822011663291


Jazz Styles Book Description :

America's most popular introduction to jazz-now with MyMusicLab For undergraduate courses in Jazz History, Jazz Survey, Evolution of Jazz, Introduction to Jazz, and Jazz Appreciation. America's most widely used introduction to jazz text captures the minds of students by teaching the history of the styles and how to actively listen to jazz. While its chronological format serves as a great resource for beginners, Jazz Styles is applicable to more advanced students because of its in-depth analysis of musical elements and its technical appendices that discuss music theory concepts. This new edition incorporates a rich array of online features--including a full interactive eText, streaming audio, and historic performance video-through MyMusicLab. MyMusicLab was developed to help engage students in course material and assess their understanding of the material. With powerful online learning tools integrated into the book, the online and textbook experience is more seamless than ever before. MyMusicLab provides wonderful interactive resources that the instructor can bring directly into the classroom.Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning- The new MyMusicLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Active Listening- Jazz Styles is celebrated for its detailed listening guides that take students through the key elements in each performance. Through MyMusicLab, these guides are now integrated with streaming audio for a truly integrated listening experience. Engage Students- In the text, an engaging design, historic photographs, and active listening activities engage students in learning, while streaming audio, historic performances by jazz legends, and a full interactive eText in MyMusicLab engage them online. Support Instructors- Supported by the be

Chris Potter Jazz Styles

Chris Potter Jazz Styles


  • Author : Olegario Diaz
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 94
  • ISBN 10 : 9781456627393


Chris Potter Jazz Styles Book Description :

This book is a summary of exercises and jazz improvisation lines designed to improve contemporary jazz style techniques. The book is divided in scale, arpeggios, chromatic exercises and jazz lines phrases from Chris Potter. These exercises should be transposed to all twelve (12) tones, so we can achieve perfect coordination. Major, minor and dominant chords, extended to their highest level, scale wise, arpeggios and chromatic passages. There are none signature centers, so all these exercises will be worked accidentally. This project is an extension of my last three methods of improvisation: * Improvise Now *220 Chromatic Exercises + 1165 Jazz lines phrases *Herbie Hancock lines voicings and rhythms from transcriptions. *John Coltrane & Michael Brecker Legacy

Jazz Soloing Strategies for Guitar

Jazz Soloing Strategies for Guitar


  • Author : Chris Buono
  • Publisher : Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 95
  • ISBN 10 : 0739082558


Jazz Soloing Strategies for Guitar Book Description :

Jazz Soloing Strategies for Guitar is a study of essential and innovative approaches to jazz improvisation. Designed for blues and rock guitarists with a desire to broaden their musical vocabulary, this book shows you important concepts for playing great jazz solos. Eight full-length solos in a variety of jazz styles, ranging from classic standards and Gypsy jazz to Latin, modal, and smooth jazz, are covered in great detail. The chord progressions are analyzed, as well as the techniques, structural characteristics, and material used to improvise over them. This book takes an intelligent and thorough approach to shed new light on jazz guitar soloing and provides you with fresh strategies to apply to your own playing. A CD demonstrating all the examples in the book and for playing along is included.

Inventions and Dimensions

Inventions and Dimensions


  • Author : Olegario Diaz
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Release Date : 2019-11-26
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781456634094


Inventions and Dimensions Book Description :

This book is a summary of both exercises and improvisation lines designed to enhance Michael Brecker Style of playing. The book covers scales, arpeggios, chromatic exercises and jazz line phrases from transcribed solos. These exercises should be transposed to all twelve (12) tones in order to achieve perfect coordination. Major, minor and dominant chords, extended to their highest level, scale wise, arpeggios and chromatic passages. There are none signature centers, therefore, all these exercises will be written accidental way.

Jazz Styles

Jazz Styles


  • Author : Mark C. Gridley
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Pages : 183
  • ISBN 10 : 0132639149


Jazz Styles Book Description :

Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest

Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest


  • Author : Ross Russell
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1983-01-01
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 0520047850


Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest Book Description :

From the twenties through the forties, Kansas City was the jazz city. Lester Young, Jack Teagarden, Count Basie, Ben Webster, Charlie Christian, Mary Lou Williams, and Charlie Parker are just a few of the jazz luminaries discussed in Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest, the essential account of the evolution of the Kansas City style from its ragtime roots to the birth of bebop. Book jacket.

The Jazz Style of Miles Davis

The Jazz Style of Miles Davis


  • Author : Miles Davis
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 68
  • ISBN 10 : 1457494124


The Jazz Style of Miles Davis Book Description :

The Giants of Jazz series is designed to provide a method for studying, analyzing, imitating and assimilating the idiosyncratic and general facets of the styles of various jazz giants. The Davis book provides many transcriptions, plus discography, biographical data, list of innovations, genealogy, bibliography and comments.

The Jazz Style of John Coltrane

The Jazz Style of John Coltrane


  • Author : John Coltrane
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 1999-10-07
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 92
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457494147


The Jazz Style of John Coltrane Book Description :

The Giants of Jazz series is designed to provide a method for studying, analyzing, imitating and assimilating the idiosyncratic and general facets of the styles of various jazz giants. The Jazz Style of John Coltrane provides many transcriptions, plus discography, biographical data, style traits, genealogy, and bibliography.