Jazz Arranging and Performance Practice

Jazz Arranging and Performance Practice

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Unlike most jazz arranging books, which focus on the rudiments of arranging (transposition, ranges, notation, and so forth), this book deals with the real substance of arranging for small jazz ensembles, in addition to the rudiments. Rinzler devotes a chapter to each of the following arranging elements: intros, endings, accents/breaks/dynamics, time and tempo changes, style changes, form, rhythm section procedure, harmony and orchestration. Over a hundred musical examples demonstrate arranging techniques that apply to 147 jazz standards and modern compositions.I. l I I l 1a#39; I I 1 rl L_, As_a#39;. changes into a progression. An example of this occurs on Pat Martinoa#39;s version of Blue Bossa in which the pianist plays free parallel chords for the first eight bars of the fourth and fifth solo choruses and a two-chord vampanbsp;...

Title:Jazz Arranging and Performance Practice
Author:Paul E. Rinzler
Publisher:Scarecrow Press - 1999-07-29


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