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Creative Jazz Improvisation | 3rd Edition

ISBN-10: 013088975X
ISBN-13: 9780130889751
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PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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Product Description: Designed for professionals and students alike, the material contained in this comprehensive volume can be applied to any instrument as well as classes or ensembles of varied instrumentation. In Creative Jazz Improvisation, readers will find: bull; bull;Detailed information on how to practice, how to improvise in a creative way, and how to teach jazz improvisation bull;A complete explanation of all aspects of jazz theory and forms bull;Practice materials designed to help the reader gain facility with the jazz vocabulary and develop his or her ear bull;Keyboard, ear-training, and theory exercises bull;Lists of important jazz compositions, indexed to the popular Aebersold play-along recordings bull;Eighteen transcriptions of solos by master jazz artists-analyzed, transposed, and edited for all instruments The third edition expands on previous editions by adding: bull; bull;A new chapter, "Whom to Listen To," which lists major innovators, important contributors, and women in jazz bull;Considerable expansion of the chapter on "Rhythm" and the section on "Creative Jazz Improvisation" bull;New transcriptions of solos by Max Roach, Miles Davis, and Bill Evans bull;Inspirational quotations by jazz masters, designed to motivate the student and give insight into the workings of the creative mind Author/trombonist/composer Scott Reeves draws on over twenty-one years of experience teaching at institutions such as the City College of New York, the University of Southern Maine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Memphis State University, and Western Washington University to create a book that covers all aspects of jazz improvisation without superfluous information. Students and teachers alike will appreciate its accessible, well-organized approach to a complex subject.

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