Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony

Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony
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Jazz Book A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and composition based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists

Jazzology: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory for All Musicians

Jazzology: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory for All Musicians
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(Jazz Instruction). A one-of-a-kind book encompassing a wide scope of jazz topics, for beginners and pros of any instrument. A three-pronged approach was envisioned with the creation of this comprehensive resource: as an encyclopedia for ready reference, as a thorough methodology for the student, and as a workbook for the classroom, complete with ample exercises and conceptual discussion. Includes the basics of intervals, jazz harmony, scales and modes, ii-V-I cadences. For harmony, it covers: harmonic analysis, piano voicings and voice leading; modulations and modal interchange, and reharmonization. For performance, it takes players through: jazz piano comping, jazz tune forms, arranging….

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The Jazz Vibraphone Book: Etudes in the Style of the Masters

The Jazz Vibraphone Book: Etudes in the Style of the Masters
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(Meredith Music Percussion). Learn from the language of the masters of jazz vibraphone by using this one-of-a-kind book with CD. It includes biographies, etudes, analyses and discographies exploring the life and music of jazz vibes legends Gary Burton, Mike Mainieri, Bobby Hutcherson, Lionel Hampton, Milt Jackson, and Red Norvo. The play-along CD features Dick Sisto’s expressive playing with a groovin’ rhythm section, making this an exciting and complete course for vibes. Click here for a YouTube video on The Jazz Vibraphone Book Online audio is accessed at halleonard.com/mylibrary

Jazz Pedagogy: The Jazz Educator's Handbook and Resource Guide

Jazz Pedagogy: The Jazz Educator's Handbook and Resource Guide, Book & DVD
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A comprehensive guide that opens the doors to the world of jazz education. Find practical solutions to challenges such as the jazz concept, understanding the rhythm section, jazz improvisation and jazz styles, including a great section on Latin jazz. This innovative, one-of-a-kind handbook incorporates the Web as an ongoing resource tool that provides the ultimate in reference information. The included DVD presents over three hours of audio/video demonstrations of rehearsal techniques, how to really teach jazz improvisation, and how to understand and improve the rhythm section. An essential addition to every library and/or jazz pedagogy class.

Afro-Cuban Jazz : Third Ear – The Essential Listening Companion

Afro-Cuban Jazz : Third Ear - The Essential Listening Companion
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(Book). Through anecdotal biographies and evocative photos, this book by jazz author extraordinaire Scott Yanow portrays every key Afro-Cuban Jazz innovator past and present, plus other jazz artists influenced by this infectious music. Also includes reviews and ratings of recordings that make (or don’t make) the cut, and essays packed with historical insight not found in other guides. Musicians covered include: Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Willie Bobo, Machito, Poncho Sanchez, Chucho Valdes, Arturo Sandoval, Mongo Santamaria, Gato Barbieri, Eddie Palmieri, and many more.

The Jazz Theory Book

The Jazz Theory Book
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Endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, and others, The Jazz Theory Book presents all the information any student of jazz needs in an easy-to-understand, yet thorough, manner. For intermediate to advanced players, and written by one of the acknowledged masters of jazz, it is used by universities around the world.

Voicings for Jazz Keyboard

Voicings for Jazz Keyboard
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(Instrumental Jazz). A respected soloist, clinician and writer, Mantooth has written this book for any keyboard player interested in developing better jazz chord voicing. Written more as a ‘how-to’ book than a textbook, Voicings will make a valuable addition to the library of any performer, arranger, teacher or jazz theorist.