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 contemporary jazz 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 CD, along with sample solos and 3 play-along tracks with a great rhythm section. Jazz Theory Handbook is designed for both self- study and classroom use.
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Peter Spitzer is a saxophonist and clarinetist living in the San Francisco Bay Area. He received a BA (Music) from Portland State University and an MA (Music) from San Jose State University. Teachers have included Tomas Svoboda and William Bolcom, and he has studied privately with Paul Pone, Eddy Flenner, and Joe Henderson. His current teaching activities include adult jazz combos, and private instruction for students of all ages. As a performer, his interests range from jazz to classical to Brazilian music. He is co-owner of Hope Street Music Studios in Mountain View, California. His works for Mel Bay Publications include the Easy Classics series and the Jazz Theory Handbook.
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Descrizione libro Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2001. Perfect Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0786653280
Descrizione libro Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2001. Perfect Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0786653280
Descrizione libro Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2001. Perfect Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 786653280