Jazz Styles
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Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Date : 1988
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 445 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Key Benefit: This broad and encompassing survey provides a rich, informative, and chronological study of jazz, with insightful commentaries on its origins, and full descriptions of the various styles of jazz and the personalities that have contributed to this innovative form of music. Key Topics: Discussions of benchmark styles with point-by-point differentiation cover early jazz, swing, bop, hard bop, cool jazz, "free" jazz, and jazz-rock fusion--highlighting the musical characteristics of each style and contrasting each successive era. Market: For musicians and non-musicians alike--to increase their appreciation and enjoyment of jazz.

Jazz Styles

by Mark C. Gridley

Key Benefit: This broad and encompassing survey provides a rich, informative, and chronological study of jazz, with insightful commentaries on its origins, and full descriptions of the various styles of jazz and the personalities that have contributed to this innovative form of music. Key Topics: Discussions of benchmark styles with point-by-point differentiation cover early jazz, swing, bop, hard bop, cool jazz, "free" jazz, and jazz-rock fusion--highlighting the musical characteristics of each style and contrasting each successive era. Market: For musicians

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Chris Potter Jazz Styles

by Olegario Diaz

This book is a summary of exercises and jazz improvisation lines designed to improve contemporary jazz style techniques. The book is divided in scale, arpeggios, chromatic exercises and jazz lines phrases from Chris Potter. These exercises should be transposed to all twelve (12) tones, so we can achieve perfect coordination. Major, minor and dominant chords, extended to their highest level, scale wise, arpeggios and chromatic passages. There are none signature centers, so all these exercises will be worked accidentally. This project

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The Jazz Style of Miles Davis

by Miles Davis,David Baker

The Giants of Jazz series is designed to provide a method for studying, analyzing, imitating and assimilating the idiosyncratic and general facets of the styles of various jazz giants. The Davis book provides many transcriptions, plus discography, biographical data, list of innovations, genealogy, bibliography and comments.

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Inventions and Dimensions

by Olegario Diaz

This book is a summary of both exercises and improvisation lines designed to enhance Michael Brecker Style of playing. The book covers scales, arpeggios, chromatic exercises and jazz line phrases from transcribed solos. These exercises should be transposed to all twelve (12) tones in order to achieve perfect coordination. Major, minor and dominant chords, extended to their highest level, scale wise, arpeggios and chromatic passages. There are none signature centers, therefore, all these exercises will be written accidental way.

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The Jazz Style of John Coltrane

by John Coltrane,David Baker

The Giants of Jazz series is designed to provide a method for studying, analyzing, imitating and assimilating the idiosyncratic and general facets of the styles of various jazz giants. The Jazz Style of John Coltrane provides many transcriptions, plus discography, biographical data, style traits, genealogy, and bibliography.

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Gridley

by Mark C. Grimley,David Cutler

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Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest

by Ross Russell

From the twenties through the forties, Kansas City was the jazz city. Lester Young, Jack Teagarden, Count Basie, Ben Webster, Charlie Christian, Mary Lou Williams, and Charlie Parker are just a few of the jazz luminaries discussed in Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest, the essential account of the evolution of the Kansas City style from its ragtime roots to the birth of bebop. Book jacket.

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Jazz Dance Styles and Steps for Fun

by Helene Andreu

This book is a "must have" for dance lovers, with routines in nine different jazz styles. In JAZZ DANCE STYLES AND STEPS FOR FUN, all the steps are choreographed to suit the particular jazz style of that chapter. By the time you complete the book you'll understand the growth of American jazz dance and the various influences on its development. A finalist in ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Awards, 2003. 5-STAR review, "an excellent and thoroughly 'user friendly' self-help resource" —

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New Orleans Jazz Styles  Mid Intermediate Level

by William Gillock

Beginner Piano/Keyboard Instruction

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Jazz style and technique

by Brian J. Kane

Jazz Style and Technique offers detailed instruction on how to create a swing feel, use swing articulations, and integrate useful jazz inflections into compositions. 15 original jazz etudes are presented in multiple key signatures allowing readers to gain technical fluency in different key signatures while creating and authentic jazz style through the use of articulations and inflections. This workbook is for all saxophones.

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Jazz Pedagogy

by J. Richard Dunscomb,Willie Hill

DVD provides over three hours of audio and video demonstrations of rehearsal techniques and teaching methods for jazz improvisation, improving the rhythm section, and Latin jazz styles.

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Jazz Style and Technique for All Treble Clef Instruments

by Brian J. Kane

"Developed specifically for beginner and intermediate level students, this workbook offers detailed self-guided instruction on how to create a swing feel, use swing articulations, and integrate jazz inflections into any composition. 15 original and fun jazz etudes with chord symbols are presented in multiple key signature variations. Readers are given the opportunity to gain technical fluency in different key signatures while remaining focused on creating an authentic jazz style "--Publisher.

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Jazz Styles

by Mark C. Gridley

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Jazz Styles

by Mark C. Gridley,William E. Anderson

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Modern Jazz Guitar Styles

by ANDRE BUSH

A unique book and audio package including extensive chapters on soloing, chords, rhythm and effects. With in-depth exercises on modern scale applicationsand intervallic choices, developing individual chord voicings, incorporating rock and funk concepts, exploring elements from world music such as odd meters and polyrhythms, and ideas for developing your own sonic textures and approach to tonal manipulation. Each section features an essay illustrating the musical history and specific innovations of modern jazz guitar masters, with insightful commentary accompanying each concept

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What to Listen for in Jazz

by Barry Kernfeld

From the editor of the "New Grove Dictionary of Jazz" comes a unique way of approaching and understanding jazz. Drawing on 21 historic jazz recordings, reproduced on a compact disc that accompanies the book, Barry Kernfeld illustrates jazz rhythm, form, arrangement, composition, improvisation, style and sound.

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