A Classical Approach to Jazz Piano Improvisation

A Classical Approach to Jazz Piano Improvisation

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(Keyboard Instruction). This keyboard instruction book is designed for the person who was trained classically but wants to expand into the very exciting yet very different world of jazz improvisation. Author Dominic Alldis provides clear explanations and musical examples of: pentatonic improvisation; the blues; rock piano; rhythmic placement; scale theory; major, minor and pentatonic scale theory applications; melodic syntax; the language of bebop; left-hand accompaniment; walking bass lines; thematic development; performance tips; and more.... thereby making a clear transition to the new chord. This pattern can be remembered as the French nursery rhyme a€œFrAcre Jacques:a€ Figure 126 To prepare for using these patterns in standardsongs, wecanbeginbyplayingaroundthe cycle of.

Title:A Classical Approach to Jazz Piano Improvisation
Author:Dominic Alldis
Publisher:Hal Leonard Corporation - 2003-09-01


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