George Garzone and Improvisation: A Study of a Jazz Musician and His Process
Overall Rating:
Total Customer Reviews: (0)
List Price: $98.00
Sale Price: $84.74
Availability: Usually ships in 3-4 business days



Amazon.com Price: $84.74 (as of 2017-12-11 22:33:54 GMT) Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on Amazon.com at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.

Product Description

Boston saxophonist George Garzone set out to become a professional jazz musician in the early 1970s. As his sound matured through experimentation with standard repertoire and free jazz, Garzone discovered an original process for creative improvisation. This book traces Garzone’s career development and uncovers his original Triadic Chromatic Approach to improvisation. Author Dr. Jonathan Lorentz shares transcriptions of three of Garzone’s improvised solos on jazz standard repertoire, reveals their melodic and harmonic content, and further demonstrates how Garzone applies these concepts in an improvisational context. Dr. Lorentz also explores how Garzone’s performance and teaching methods inter-relate, and includes transcripts from personal interviews. The author shows that Garzone has made equally significant contributions to jazz through performance and teaching, and like many others of his generation, favors a open-ended understanding of jazz, one that Dr. Lorentz has deemed: Jazz-as-Process.

Product Details

Customer Reviews

Tagged with:

Filed under: ImprovisationSaxophone

Like this post? Subscribe to my RSS feed and get loads more!