An encyclopedia of Jazz theory for all musicians. This one-of-a-kind book encompasses a wide scope of jazz topics, for beginners and pros of any instrument.
This extensive and comprehensive method works in three ways: as an encyclopedia for ready reference, as a thorough methodology for the student, and as a workbook for the classroom, complete with ample exercises and conceptual discussion. Lessons and topics include:
- The basics of intervals
- Jazz harmony
- Scales and modes
- II-V-I cadences
- Harmonic analysis
- Piano voicings and voice leading
- Modulations, modal interchange and reharmonization
- Jazz piano comping
- Jazz tune forms
- Arranging techniques
- Traditional Jazz fundamentals
- Practice techniques
...and much more!