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The Jazz Theory Book

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Difficulty guide: 6-9
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is total beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).



  • Part 1: Theory: Chords and Scales - Basic Theory, The Major Scale and the II-V-1 progression, Chord/ Scale Theory, How To Practice Scales, Slash Chords
  • Part 2: Improvisation: Playin' The Changes - From Scales to Music, The Bebop Scales, Playing 'Outside', Pentatonic Scales, The Blues, 'Rhythm' Changes, Practice, Practice, Practice
  • Part 3: Reharmonisation - Basic Reharmonisation, Advanced Reharmonisation, Coltrane Changes, Three Reharmonisations
  • Part 4: The Tunes - Song Form and Composition, Reading a Lead Sheet, Memorising A Tune, Heads, The Repertoire
  • Part 5: The Rest of It - Salsa and Latin Jazz, Loose Ends, Listen

Item Details

Category: Flute Jazz Studies and Improvisation
Publisher: Sher Music Co
Publisher's reference: AHW 14223
Our Stock Code: 1027594
Media Type: Paperback

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