The Jazz Theory Book Book
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The Jazz Theory Book


  • Author : Mark Levine
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2011-01-12
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 786
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457101458

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The Jazz Theory Book Excerpt :

The most highly-acclaimed jazz theory book ever published! Over 500 pages of comprehensive, but easy to understand text covering every aspect of how jazz is constructed---chord construction, II-V-I progressions, scale theory, chord/scale relationships, the blues, reharmonization, and much more. A required text in universities world-wide, translated into five languages, endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, etc.

The Jazz Piano Book Book
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The Jazz Piano Book


  • Author : Mark Levine
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2011-01-12
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457101441

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The Jazz Piano Book Excerpt :

The most highly acclaimed jazz piano method ever published! Over 300 pages with complete chapters on Intervals and triads, The major modes and II-V-I, 3-note voicings, Sus. and phrygian Chords, Adding notes to 3-note voicings, Tritone substitution, Left-hand voicings, Altering notes in left-hand Stride and Bud Powell voicings, Block chords, Comping ...and much more! Endorsed by Kenny Barron, Down Beat, Jamey Aebersold, etc.

Jazzology Book

Jazzology


  • Author : Robert Rawlins
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2005-07-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476840871

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Jazzology Excerpt :

(Jazz Instruction). A one-of-a-kind book encompassing a wide scope of jazz topics, for beginners and pros of any instrument. A three-pronged approach was envisioned with the creation of this comprehensive resource: as an encyclopedia for ready reference, as a thorough methodology for the student, and as a workbook for the classroom, complete with ample exercises and conceptual discussion. Includes the basics of intervals, jazz harmony, scales and modes, ii-V-I cadences. For harmony, it covers: harmonic analysis, piano voicings and voice leading; modulations and modal interchange, and reharmonization. For performance, it takes players through: jazz piano comping, jazz tune forms, arranging techniques, improvisation, traditional jazz fundamentals, practice techniques, and much more!

The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony Book

The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony


  • Author : Joe Mulholland
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480360853

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The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony Excerpt :

(Berklee Guide). Learn jazz harmony, as taught at Berklee College of Music. This text provides a strong foundation in harmonic principles, supporting further study in jazz composition, arranging, and improvisation. It covers basic chord types and their tensions, with practical demonstrations of how they are used in characteristic jazz contexts and an accompanying recording that lets you hear how they can be applied.

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method Book

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method


  • Author : Mark Davis
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2015-09-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781495051296

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Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method Excerpt :

(Piano Instruction). The Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide designed for anyone interested in playing jazz piano from the complete novice just learning the basics to the more advanced player who wishes to enhance their keyboard vocabulary. There are lots of fun progressions and licks for you to play and absorb. The accompanying audio includes demonstrations of all the examples in the book! Topics include essential theory, chords and voicings, improvisation ideas, structure and forms, scales and modes, rhythm basics, interpreting a lead sheet, playing solos, and much more!

Jazz Theory Book

Jazz Theory


  • Author : Dariusz Terefenko
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-03-26
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 491
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135043018

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Jazz Theory Excerpt :

Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study is a comprehensive textbook ideal for Jazz Theory courses or as a self-study guide for amateur and professional musicians. Written with the goal of bridging theory and practice, it provides a strong theoretical foundation beginning with music fundamentals through post-tonal theory, while integrating ear training, keyboard skills, and improvisation. It includes a DVD with 46 Play Along audio tracks and a companion website, which hosts the workbook, ear training exercises, and audio tracks of the musical examples featured in the book.

Jazz Theory and Practice Book
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Jazz Theory and Practice


  • Author : Jeffrey Hellmer
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 2005-05-03
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 1457410680

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Jazz Theory and Practice Excerpt :

Jazz Theory and Practice is the most modern introduction to jazz theory ever published. Rich with examples from the repertoire, it gives performers, arrangers and composers an in-depth and practical knowledge of the theoretical foundations of jazz.

Jazz Theory Resources Book

Jazz Theory Resources


  • Author : Bert Ligon
  • Publisher : Houston Pub
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015054359461

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Jazz Theory Resources Excerpt :

(Jazz Book). Jazz Theory Resources is a jazz theory text in two volumes. Volume I (00030458, $39.95) includes: review of basic theory, rhythm in jazz performance, basic tonal materials, triadic generalization, diatonic harmonic progressions and harmonic analysis, substitutions and turnarounds, common melodic outlines, and an overview of voicings. Volume II (00030459, $29.95) includes: modes and modal frameworks, quartal harmony, other scales and colors, extended tertian structures and triadic superimposition, pentatonic applications, coloring "outside" the lines and beyond, analysis, and expanding harmonic vocabulary. Appendices on chord/scale relationships, elaborations of static harmony, endings, composing tips and theory applications are also included.

Jazz Piano Masterclass  The Drop 2 Book Book

Jazz Piano Masterclass The Drop 2 Book


  • Author : Mark Levine
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2011-01-12
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 101
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457101403

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Jazz Piano Masterclass The Drop 2 Book Excerpt :

The most comprehensive book ever written on how to create the 4-note, block-chord approach to jazz piano playing used by masters like McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Barry Harris, Cedar Walton, etc. In this book, world-renowned pianist and educator Mark Levine provides a step-by-step, beginning to advanced, masterclass on how to create, practice and extend this most useful appraoch to jazz chord voicings.

Intro to Jazz Piano Book

Intro to Jazz Piano


  • Author : Mark Harrison
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480387898

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Intro to Jazz Piano Excerpt :

(Keyboard Instruction). This comprehensive book with audio is the perfect Intro to Jazz Piano . From comping to soloing, you'll learn the theory, the tools, and the techniques used by the pros. The audio demonstrates most of the music examples in the book. The full band tracks feature the rhythm section on the left channel and the piano on the right channel, so that you can play along with the band. Covers: jazz chords and progressions; jazz swing and bossa nova comping; voicings and patterns; melodic treatment; soloing techniques; how to play from a fake book; and more. Get started today!

Jazz Theory Handbook Book

Jazz Theory Handbook


  • Author : PETER SPITZER
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-07-24
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 9781619115187

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Jazz Theory Handbook Excerpt :

Jazz Theory Handbook is a complete guide to all the essential topics of jazz theory, suitable for all treble instruments. Its approach is clear and concise,realistic and practical. This book will help you to understand how contemporaryjazz players think, and to apply theory concepts in your own playing. Subjects are introduced progressively, with each new one based on those introduced before. Topics include chord building, harmonic movement, modes, II-V-I licks, polychords, blues, rhythm changes, how to learn tunes, practice techniques,playing outside, and more. All of the book's musical examples are performed on the accompanying audio, along with sample solos and 3 play-along tracks with a great rhythm section. Jazz Theory Handbook is designed for both self- study andclassroom use. Audio download available online

Berklee Jazz Piano Book

Berklee Jazz Piano


  • Author : Ray Santisi
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9781495032202

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Berklee Jazz Piano Excerpt :

(Berklee Guide). Play jazz piano with new facility and expression as Ray Santisi, one of the most revered educators at the Berklee College of Music and mentor to Keith Jarrett, Diana Krall, Joe Zawinul, and thousands of others reveals the pedagogy at the core of Berklee's jazz piano curriculum. From beginning through advanced levels, Berklee Jazz Piano maps the school's curriculum: a unique blend of theory and application that gives you a deep, practical understanding of how to play jazz. Concepts are illustrated on the accompanying online audio, where you'll hear how one of the great jazz pianists and educators of our time applies these concepts to both jazz standards and original compositions, and how you can do the same. You will learn: * Jazz chords and their characteristic tension substitutions, in many voicings and configurations * Modes and scales common in jazz * Techniques for comping, developing bass lines, harmonizing melodies, melodizing harmonies, and improvisation * Practice techniques for committing these concepts to your muscle memory * Variations for solo and ensemble playing * Advanced concepts, such as rhythmic displacement, approach-chord harmonization, and jazz counterpoint

Alfred s Essentials of Jazz Theory  Book 3 Book

Alfred s Essentials of Jazz Theory Book 3


  • Author : Shelly Berg
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005-07
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN 10 : 0739030892

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Alfred s Essentials of Jazz Theory Book 3 Excerpt :

Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory is designed for jazz enthusiasts and musicians who want to have a better understanding of the language of jazz. To successfully navigate this all-in-one jazz theory course, you should be versed in basic music theory concepts, such as those taught in Books 1 and 2 of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory. With this book, you will learn the essentials of jazz music through concise lessons; practice your jazz music reading and writing skills in the exercises; improve your listening and ear training skills with the CDs; and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. You are encouraged to lan and/or sing the musical examples throughout, at first along with the enclosed recording, and then on your own.

Jazz Theory Workbook Book

Jazz Theory Workbook


  • Author : Dariusz Terefenko
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429818202

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Jazz Theory Workbook Excerpt :

Jazz Theory Workbook accompanies the second edition of the successful Jazz Theory—From Basic to Advanced Study textbook designed for undergraduate and graduate students studying jazz. The overall pedagogy bridges theory and practice, combining theory, aural skills, keyboard skills, and improvisation into a comprehensive whole. While the Companion Website for the textbook features aural and play-along exercises, along with some written exercises and the answer key, this workbook contains brand-new written exercises, as well as as well as four appendices: (1) Rhythmic Exercises, (2) Common-Practice Harmony at the Keyboard, (3) Jazz Harmony at the Keyboard, and (4) Patterns for Jazz Improvisaton. Jazz Theory Workbook works in tandem with its associated textbook in the same format as the 27-chapter book, yet is also designed to be used on its own, providing students and readers with quick access to all relevant exercises without the need to download or print pages that inevitably must be written out. The workbook is sold both on its own as well as discounted in a package with the textbook. Jazz Theory Workbook particularly serves the ever-increasing population of classical students interested in jazz theory or improvisation. This WORKBOOK is available for individual sale in various formats: Print Paperback: 9781138334250 Print Hardback: 9781138334243 eBook: 9780429445477 The paperback WORKBOOK is also paired with the corresponding paperback TEXTBOOK in a discounted PACKAGE (9780367321963).

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Book

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 1996-05-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476863122

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Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Excerpt :

(Jazz Book). A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and composition, based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists.