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Patterns for Jazz for treble clef instruments


Difficulty guide: 5-7
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


taken from the introduction:

'.... In the first portion of the book we have stressed rudimentary exercises, rather than practical patterns, feeling that the student should first absorb the foundations for patterns, such as scales, modes, simple chords, and four basic kinds of chord movement: (1) cycle of fifths; (2) chromatic, (3) stepwise; (4) in minor thirds. Usable patterns begin to occur after the initial exercises, moving into more complicated patterns, chords, and scales, and eventually progressing to interval studies and free-form patterns....'

  • Major Triads
  • Major Sixth Chords
  • Major Seventh and Ninth Chords
  • Major Scales
  • Digital Patterns in Major
  • Major Scale Intervals
  • Patterns With Embellishing (non-harmonic) tones
  • Diatonic Chords
  • Dominant Seventh and Ninth Chords
  • Mixolydian Mode (Dominant Scale)
  • Minor Triads
  • Minor Sixth Chords
  • Minor Seventh and Ninth Chords
  • Dorian Mode (Minor Seventh Scale)
  • Digital Patterns on Minor Seventh Chords
  • Patterns for the IIm7 - V7 Progression
  • Patterns for the IIm7 - V7 - I Progression
  • Augmented Triads
  • Whole-tone Scale
  • Diminished Triads
  • Diminished Scale
  • Parallel Progressions
  • Turnarounds (Turnbacks)
  • Altered Ninth Chords
  • Polychords
  • Polychords for Diminished Scale
  • More on the Diminished Scale
  • Augmented Scale
  • Major Scale in Fourths
  • Digital Pattern on Major Scale
  • Harmonic Minor Scale
  • More on the Whole-tone Scale
  • Lydian Augmented Scale
  • Interval Studies
  • Chromatic Scale

Item Details

Category: Jazz Flute Music: Getting Started and Improvisation
Publisher: Alfred
Publisher's reference: SB1
Our Stock Code: 961509
Media Type: Paperback