How to Play and Improvise Vol I

Jamey Abersold

Item# Jaeber001
Bk & CD: $ 15.90
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Volume 1 has unlocked the mysteries of jazz improvisation for a whole generation of musicians who previously had nowhere to turn for competent rhythm sections and accurate instruction. Now, Volume 1 has all new, updated information presented in a new manner that is both easy to understand and inspiring for all musicians wishing to explore the secrets of jazz improvisation. Includes chapters on scales/chords, developing creativity, improv fundamentals, 12 Blues Scales, Bebop scales, pentatonic scales and usage, time and feeling, melodic development, II/V7s, related scales and modes, practical exercises/patterns and licks, Dominant 7th tree of scale choices, nomenclature, chromaticism, scale syllabus, and more

Rhythm section is Jamey Aebersold - piano, Rufus Reid - bass, Jonathan Higgins - drums

  • Blues in Bb and F
  • Dorian minor tracks,
  • Four-measure cadences
  • Cycle of dominants
  • 24-measure song
  • Includes a coordinated booklet with parts for all instruments - treble and bass clef, Bb, and Eb.

    CD has stereo seperation - Right Channell = Piano & Drums Left Channell = Bass & Drums