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The Jazz Theory Book

The Jazz Theory Book
  • Author : Mark Levine
  • Publsiher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release : 12 January 2011
  • ISBN : 1457101459
  • Pages : 123 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 3 ratings
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The most highly-acclaimed jazz theory book ever published! Over 500 pages of comprehensive, but easy to understand text covering every aspect of how jazz is constructed---chord construction, II-V-I progressions, scale theory, chord/scale relationships, the blues, reharmonization, and much more. A required text in universities world-wide, translated into five languages, endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, etc.


The Jazz Theory Book

The Jazz Theory Book
  • Author : Mark Levine
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release : 12 January 2011
GET THIS BOOKThe Jazz Theory Book

The most highly-acclaimed jazz theory book ever published! Over 500 pages of comprehensive, but easy to understand text covering every aspect of how jazz is constructed---chord construction, II-V-I progressions, scale theory, chord/scale relationships, the blues, reharmonization, and much more. A required text in universities world-wide, translated into five languages, endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, etc.

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I Am Jazz

I Am Jazz
  • Author : Jessica Herthel,Jazz Jennings
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 September 2014
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The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere "This is an essential tool for parents and teachers to share with children whether those kids identify as trans or not. I wish I had had a book like this when I was a kid struggling with gender identity questions. I found it deeply moving in its simplicity and honesty."—Laverne Cox (who plays Sophia in “Orange Is

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Experiencing Jazz

Experiencing Jazz
  • Author : Richard J. Lawn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 March 2013
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Experiencing Jazz, Second Edition, is an integrated textbook with online resources for jazz appreciation and history courses. Through readings, illustrations, timelines, listening guides, and a streaming audio library, it immerses the reader in a journey through the history of jazz, while placing the music within a larger cultural and historical context. Designed to introduce the novice to jazz, Experiencing Jazz describes the elements of music, and the characteristics and roles of different instruments. Prominent artists and styles from the roots

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Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method
  • Author : Mark Davis
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 01 September 2015
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(Piano Instruction). The Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide designed for anyone interested in playing jazz piano from the complete novice just learning the basics to the more advanced player who wishes to enhance their keyboard vocabulary. There are lots of fun progressions and licks for you to play and absorb. The accompanying audio includes demonstrations of all the examples in the book! Topics include essential theory, chords and voicings, improvisation ideas, structure and forms,

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Elements of the jazz language for the developing improvisor

Elements of the jazz language for the developing improvisor
  • Author : Jerry Coker
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release : 27 June 1991
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A comprehensive book on jazz analysis and improvisation. Elements used in jazz improvisation are isolated for study: they are examined in recorded solos, suggestions are made for using each element in the jazz language, and specific exercises are provided for practicing the element.

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The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Jazz

The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Jazz
  • Author : Loren Schoenberg
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 06 August 2002
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A concise history of jazz The noteworthy composers and musicians, from Jelly Roll Morton and Thelonious Monk to Miles Davis and Charles Mingus Major performers from Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald to Nat King Cole and Duke Ellington Classic songs and compositions The most influential recordings of all time A complete guide to jazz terminology and lingo Valuable resources for the Curious Listener

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Fifties Jazz Talk

Fifties Jazz Talk
  • Author : Gordon Jack
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 27 June 2022
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More than 25 muscians who first came to prominence during the 1950s are the subject of this collection of interviews. The author's purpose has been to help preserve the oral history of a great American artform, and this book reveals that jazz musicians who can 'tell a story' with their horn when improvising can be just as articulate in conversation.

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The Essential Jazz Records: Modernism to postmodernism

The Essential Jazz Records: Modernism to postmodernism
  • Author : Max Harrison,Charles Fox,Eric Thacker,Stuart Nicholson
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 01 January 2000
GET THIS BOOKThe Essential Jazz Records: Modernism to postmodernism

Following the same format as the acclaimed first volume, this selection of the best 250 modern jazz records and CDs places each in its musical context and reviews it in depth. Additionally, full details of personnel, recording dates, and locations are given. Indexes of album titles, track titles, and musicians are included.

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Jazz Anecdotes

Jazz Anecdotes
  • Author : Bill Crow
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 15 October 2005
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When jazz musicians get together, they often delight one another with stories about the great, or merely remarkable, players and singers they've worked with. One good story leads to another until someone says, "Somebody ought to wrie these down!" With Jazz Anecdotes, somebody finally has. Drawing on a rich verbal tradition, bassist and jazz writer Bill Crow has culled stories from a wide variety of sources, including interviews, biographies and a remarkable oral history collection, which resides at the Institute

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Jazz Lead Guitar Solos

Jazz Lead Guitar Solos
  • Author : Ron Manus,Chris Buono
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release : 01 May 2003
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You know your scales, understand how to play over a chord progression, and learned enough music theory to fill an encyclopedia, but you still aren't satisfied with your solos. This book teaches jazz guitarists how to apply their knowledge of scales, chord progressions, and music theory towards creating great guitar solos. Eight full-length solos in a variety of styles are studied in detail, including analysis of chord progressions and the material used to improvise over them, techniques, and structural characteristics.

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Knowing Jazz

Knowing Jazz
  • Author : Ken Prouty
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release : 06 December 2011
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Ken Prouty argues that knowledge of jazz, or more to the point, claims to knowledge of jazz, are the prime movers in forming jazz’s identity, its canon, and its community. Every jazz artist, critic, or fan understands jazz differently, based on each individual’s unique experiences and insights. Through playing, listening, reading, and talking about jazz, both as a form of musical expression and as a marker of identity, each aficionado develops a personalized relationship to the larger jazz

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Jazz Places

Jazz Places
  • Author : Kimberly Hannon Teal
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 15 June 2021
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The social connotation of jazz in American popular culture has shifted dramatically since its emergence in the early twentieth century. Once considered youthful and even rebellious, jazz music is now a firmly established American artistic tradition. As jazz in American life has shifted, so too has the kind of venue in which it is performed. In Jazz Places, Kimberly Hannon Teal traces the history of jazz performance from private jazz clubs to public, high-art venues often associated with charitable institutions.

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