Jazz Scales: Scales, Chords, Arpeggios, and Exercises for Jazz
Scales, chords, and exercises to help improve jazz improvisation and theory. This book is designed for students who know how to read music and want to improve their knowledge of jazz technique and theory. FAQ: What scales does this book include? All seven modal scales, five of the seven melodic minor modal scales, all whole tone scales, diminished scales, pentatonic and blues scales. Transcribed in every key! The full list is: Lydian, Ionian, Mixolydian, Dorian, Aeolian, Phrygian, Locrian, Lydian Augmented, Lydian Dominant, Ascending Melodic Minor, Half Diminished, Altered Dominant, Whole Tone, Diminished (Whole Step-Half Step and Half Step-Whole Step), Pentatonic and Blues Scales. Just the scales? Absolutely not! Each scale family includes exercises for practicing the melodies and harmonies produced by that scale. Are there exercises for each scale? Each exercise is written in one key, e.g. F Lydian, C Ionian, etc. You are strongly encouraged to learn the exercises in every key, but transcribing them in every key would require a book forty times longer! I know how to read music, but I’m new to jazz. Is this a good book for me? This is the perfect book for you! The essential melodic and harmonic tools for jazz improvisation are all here. This is a great way to increase your kno...
- ASIN: 1976515300
Scales for Jazz Improvisation
Haerle presents the scales used in improvisation and explains applications. Scales shown in all keys and treble and bass clefs include blues, ionian, dorian, phrygian, locrian as well as whole tone, chromatic, augmented and many more. Great aid to memorizing.
- Brand: Alfred Publishing
- ASIN: 0898987059
- UPC: 029156095364
Patterns, Scales & Modes for Jazz
(Music Sales America). A clear, practical and systematic approach to learning how to play the great variety of scales and arpeggios that give life and expression to the musical ideas of the modern musician. In addition to scales and arpeggios, many examples of jazz-type lines are covered and explained. Valuable tips and suggestions will help you begin creating your own jazz solos.
- Brand: Music Sales
- ASIN: 0825625521
- UPC: 752187713821
Jazz Piano Scales & Modes
Following the best-selling Jazz Piano Chords, this informative volume provides a scale reference and practice tool for any pianist wanting to learn to play jazz. Starting with diatonic, pentatonic, symmetrical and exotic scales, more advanced composer and jazz scales are introduced. The following discussion of polytonality, alternating scales, using scales with chords and scale chords represents the dominating concepts of contemporary jazz. The book ends with extensive 12-key libraries of scales, and scales arranged by chords. Learning to use these scales will help any pianist play with more tonal and modal variety, color, freedom and interest.
- Brand: Mel Bay
- ASIN: 0786657820
- UPC: 796279072199
Bebop Scales -- Jazz Scales & Patterns in All 12 Keys: Phrase Like a
Bebop Scales. Phrase like a pro! By simply adding one chromatic note, you can convert the most commonly used scales into "Bebop" scales. Bebop scales almost magically turn scales into jazz lines, adding melodic flow and logical forward motion to your solos. This makes hitting those "target notes" much easier and facilitates the seamless connection of one chord to another. The one added note makes all the difference. Joe's simple practice method will have you hearing, using, and understanding Bebop scales very quickly. Here, you will find Bebop scales and patterns in all 12 keys for Major, Minor, Dominant 7th, and Locrian (Half-diminished) scales. Handy 6 x 9 size.
- Brand: Jamey Aebersold Jazz
- ASIN: 1562240374
- UPC: 635621501119
Pentatonic Scales for Jazz Improvisation (The Ramon Ricker Jazz
More than a pattern book, this lays out the theory behind the use of pentatonic scales in jazz, and follows with transcribed solos and exercises. Still a favorite after 14 years, this book has become a standard in the field.
- ASIN: B00EUSYOZU
The Chord Scale Theory & Jazz Harmony (Advance
Jazz harmony, as taught at the Berklee College of Music, is based on the so-called "chord scale theory." This method---further developed---is now available as a comprehensive textbook for the first time---The Chord Scale Theory & Jazz Harmony by Barrie Nettles and Richard Graf. Emerged from practice and designed for practical use, it provides theoretical knowledge necessary for improvisation, composing, and arranging. Titles: Introduction * Harmonic Structures * Diatonic Harmony * Dominant Chords and Diatonic Function * Minor Key Harmony * Blues * Diminished seventh Chords * Dominant Chords with Special Functions * Modal Interchange * Voicing Specific Chord Symbols and Structures * Modulations * Modal Systems * Nonfunctional Harmony * Introduction to Arranging.
- ASIN: 389221056X
- UPC: 805095112160
Understanding the Diminished Scale: A Guide for the Modern Jazz
This long awaited 104 page book is the defining treatise on the diminished scale. It explains everything you need to know about this versatile scale and how / where to use it in your solos. Includes 12 exercises, 6 common patterns, and 4 classic diminished licks over ii/V7/I tracks aligned to Jamey's popular Volume 3 play-along (sold separately). Also included are 12 etudes, many based on standards, that demonstrate how and where to place diminished scale ideas in the changes.
- ASIN: 1562242881
Pentatonic & Hexatonic Scales in Jazz
Pentatonic and hexatonic scales are a staple of the modern jazz sound from the 1960s onwards. If you're interested in exploring what goes into this beautiful modernist sound, read on. And understanding the way these structures work will also add an extra level to the way you play when you aren't splanking it out like McCoy or Chick. This book gives detailed exploration of the six most used pentatonic scales, what to play on every chord type, pentatonics on II-V-Is, variations on II-V-Is and reharmonisations, outside and parallel pentatonics, partial pentatonics, pentatonics with passing notes, keeping modal form, all about groove, traditional hexatonics, hexatonics from triad pairs, the whole-tone family of six, modalisation, fragmentation and outside playing with hexatonics, practice suggestions, example solos, appendices, exercises, pentatonic licks from the jazz repertoire, the "avoid" note, listening, suggested tunes. (152 pages)
- ASIN: 1490442626
Jazz Piano Scales, Grades 1-5
Contains all the scales, set out by grade, for the Associated Board's new jazz piano exam. A short introduction sets out what the examiner will be looking for and includes a table of recommended speeds. Includes patterns characteristic of the idiom, and hence is useful for any player seeking to develop their jazz piano skills.
- ASIN: 1860960081
Jazz Scales Workbook: A Roadmap for Beginners (Jazz Language
If you have problems classifying and memorizing the different jazz scales and how to use them, you´ll find in this book a step by step roadmap to organize, learn and play all the scales used in the jazz idiom.This workbook has exercises to practice the scales used in jazz improvisation and incorporate them to your practice routine.The book follows the model of the rest of the workbooks of the series: building melodic lines starting with melodic patterns, combine them with syncopated rhythmic patterns and articulations and add the most important element: swing.This workbook includes models and templates to write, correct yourself, and improve memorization.The exercises included in the workbook can be played over play alongs and the contents are related to the rest of the Jazz Language Workbooks series.What you will find in this book:154 pages.50 exercises.55 models and templates.Pentatonic, blues and bebop scales.Scale options over the major and minor II-V-I progressions, blues and rhythm changes.If you want to improvise your own melodic lines with the authentic jazz sound, download now the Jazz Scales Workbook and complete the Jazz Language Workbooks series.
- ASIN: B01MXZ6CBZ
Jazz Piano Scales and Exercises: An Engaging Way to Practice Scale Patterns and Etudes While Learning
(Evans Piano Education). Scales have long been considered an essential element of keyboard mastery. They provide piano students the technical skill needed to play the instrument and give practical instruction in the basics of music theory. Jazz Piano Scales and Exercises presents a novel and more interesting way to practice patterns and etudes while learning jazz. Following the notation and fingerings for scales major, harmonic minor, and melodic minor in each of the 12 keys, three jazz exercises are given. These serve to reinforce the patterns and fingers and to give the player a sense of the melodies, rhythms, and harmonies that are integral to jazz stylings.
- Brand: Hal Leonard
- ASIN: 1540032574
- UPC: 888680783532
Modern Jazz Guitar Concepts: Cutting Edge Jazz Guitar Techniques With Virtuoso Jens Larsen (Play Jazz
Master cutting edge modern jazz guitar techniques with Jens LarsenModern Jazz Guitar Concepts provides an in-depth insight into the modern jazz guitar techniques you’ll hear in the music of Kurt Rosenwinkel, Adam Rogers, Jonathan Kriesberg, Gilad Hekselman, Lage Lund and others. In this book you’ll learn the essential building blocks of modern jazz guitar with numerous licks and detailed descriptions of the theory behind each concept.Popular YouTube teacher Jens Larsen teaches you how to apply triads, arpeggios and scales to create the sounds of contemporary jazz guitar. This creative method allows you to develop the knowledge you already have, using basic major and minor scales in a new way to create fresh sounds. This book contains a wealth of knowledge and provides a clear, easy to follow method for jazz guitar fans who want to access the modern style of playing.What you’ll learn:· The essential techniques of modern jazz guitar, with licks played over the familiar II V I progression· How to apply the basic major scale to contemporary jazz guitar with clever use of triads and arpeggios· How to use chromatics to create tension and interest in your solos· The “Coltrane pattern” – break up boring scale patterns and learn how to improvise over quick chord changes·...
- ASIN: B07HL7CHC5
Mel Bay Master Accordion Scale Book With Jazz Scale
This book has been designed to develop the professional or recreational accordionist further toward advanced musicianship. Why do we practice scales? The great jazz accordionist, Art Van Damme, when asked what he practiced, replied, "Only the fundamentals!" The fundamental classical and jazz scales with explanations are presented here in a clear, concise format. For best results use this book with or after the Chord Melody Method for Accordion.
- Brand: Brand: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
- ASIN: 0786667087
- UPC: 796279087469
The Augmented Scale In Jazz: A Player's
Hip up your playing with the 'signature' sound of modern players. Contains many exercises/etudes of varying levels and 12 solos written over 'standard' chord changes which utilize augmented scales in both familiar and exotic ways. The worlds most thorough examination and demonstration of the use of augmented scales in modern Jazz improv. An important book for all 'post-boppers'.
- ASIN: 1562240315
Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns: Spiral-bound
This iconic 282 page spiral-bound book, with a wealth of patterns, licks, and ideas, has been popular among jazz players for a long time. Page after page of material, it is often referred to as a jazz version of Slominski's classic book The Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns.
- ASIN: 1562242946
- UPC: 635621501362
A Visual Guide to Scales for Violin: A Reference Text for Classical, Modal, Blues, Jazz and Exotic Scales (Fingerboard Charts for Classical, Modal, ... Scales on Stringed Instruments) (Volume
Learning to play a variety of scales makes you a better musician. It teaches your fingers where to find and how to handle the different positions you might encounter when playing pieces of music; it trains your musical ear by helping you to learn to recognise intervals and how they relate to finger positioning; and ultimately it trains your musical brain how to recognise different musical colours and eventually create them on the fly. This book includes over 500 fingerboard diagrams covering 34 different scales and modes in all keys and as such is the ultimate reference text for the violin in GDAE tuning. Images include full fingerboard diagrams up to the position 17 semitones above the nut (which allow you to see how the scales behave around the octave) and also for each scale type, a selection of movable `box' patterns to help you play the scale in different positions. This book includes fingerboard diagrams for classical scales and modes, blues scales, jazz scales and also more exotic scales to help you spice up your improvisation/composition skills. The 34 different scale types covered by this book include: Ionian (Major) Dorian Phrygian Lydian Mixolydian Aeolian (Natural Minor) Locrian Harmonic Minor Melodic (Jazz) Minor Major Blues Minor Blues Pentat...
- ASIN: 1540381560
Al Di Meola - A Guide to Chords, Scales &
(Instructional). A guide to learning the basic tools for becoming a good player and musician. Includes Al's own lesson plan system, tunes, blues patterns, jazz chord exercises, playing and practicing tips, and a complete guide to chords, scales and arpeggios.
- Brand: Hal Leonard
- ASIN: 0793526779
- UPC: 073999040425
Jazz Flute Scales: A Roadmap for Beginners (Jazz Language
Jazz Flute ScalesA Roadmap for Beginners(Jazz Language Workbooks)If you have problems classifying and memorizing the different jazz scales and how to use them, you´ll find in this book a step by step roadmap to organize, learn and play all the scales used in the jazz idiom.This workbook has exercises to practice the scales used in jazz improvisation and incorporate them to your practice routine.The book follows the model of the rest of the workbooks of the series: building melodic lines starting with melodic patterns, combine them with syncopated rhythmic patterns and articulations and add the most important element: swing.This workbook includes models and templates to write, correct yourself, and improve memorization.The exercises included in the workbook can be played over play alongs and the contents are related to the rest of the Jazz Language Workbooks series.What you will find in this book:154 pages.50 exercises.55 models and templates.Pentatonic, blues and bebop scales.Scale options over the major and minor II-V-I progressions, blues and rhythm changes.If you want to improvise your own melodic lines with the authentic jazz sound, download now the Jazz Scales Workbook and complete the Jazz Language Workbooks series.
- ASIN: B01G4PK09U
The Bebop Scales Workbook: A Step by Step Guide for Beginners (Jazz Language
The bebop scales are widely used in jazz improvisation. If you have problems classifying and memorizing the different major and minor bebop scales and how to use them, you´ll find in this book a step by step roadmap to organize, learn and play the bebop scales.This workbook has exercises to practice the most used bebop melodic patterns in the jazz idiom and incorporate this scales to your practice routine.The book follows the model of the rest of the workbooks of the series: building melodic lines starting with melodic patterns, combine them with syncopated rhythmic patterns and articulations and add the most important element: swing.This workbook includes models and templates to write, correct yourself, and improve memorization.The bebop melodic lines you´ll find in this book are the ones used over jazz standards and can be played over play alongs.The contents are related to the rest of the Jazz Language Workbooks series.What you will find in this book:110 pages.76 exercises.46 models and templates.Major and minor II-V-I progressions with bebop scales.Rules for the correct placement of passing tones on bebop scales in all keys.All major and minor bebop scales over the blues, rhythm changes, 16 bar and AABA forms.If you want to improvise your own bebop melodic lines with the au...
- ASIN: B01I2C8OKU
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