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Essentials of Jazz Theory Book 2
Includes CD



taken from the blurb:

'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...... 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 play and/ or sing the musical examples throughout, at first along with the enclosed recording, and then on your own.'

  • Counterpoint - Bass and Melody
  • Walking Bass Lines
  • Walking Bass Lines in the Circle of Fifths, Two-Note Voicings
  • Comping & Comp Rhythms, Voice Leading
  • Brazilian Bass Lines & Comping Patterns
  • Minor 7th and 9th Chords (MI7, MI9) & Inversions
  • Supertonic Function - iiMI7 and iiMI9 Chords
  • Resolution of iiMI7 to V7
  • The ii-V-I Turnaround Progression
  • Jazz Language - Combined Scale/ Arpeggion & 'The ii-V Lick'
  • Jazz Language - Triplet Arpeggio & 'The Bebop Dominant Lick'
  • Dominant 13th Chords and ii-V-I Voicings
  • Passing Minor +7 Chord (MI (+7)
  • Tonicisation of the IV Chord
  • The ii-V Turnaround to IV
  • Melody for the Turnaround to IV
  • II Dominant Seventh Chords (II7)
  • II7 (#11) Chords, Lydian Dominant Scale, I Augmented Chord Extension (I+)
  • Diminished 7th Chords (07) & Diminished Scales
  • Diminished 7th (07) Function & Melodic Language
  • VI7 (b9) Chord, The Turnback Progression
  • AABA Standard Song Form - 'Take The A Train' Progression
  • Jazz Language - Chromatic Leading Tones, Bebop Scales
  • Jazz Language - Auxiliary 'Enclosure' Tones
  • The Jazz Blues Progression, Finding The Chromatics
  • Glossary & Index of Terms and Symbols

Item Details

Category: Flute Jazz Studies and Improvisation
Publisher: Alfred
Publisher's reference: 20808
Our Stock Code: 927048
Media Type: Paperback; includes accompaniment CD