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The Jazz Theory Book
The Jazz Theory Book.

The Jazz Theory Book

  • ISBN: 978-1-883217-04-4
  • Editorial: Sher Music CO.
  • Encuadernación: Espiral
  • Formato: 23x28
  • Páginas: 522
  • Idiomas: Inglés
  • Tipo: LIBRO


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The most comprehensive Jazz Theory book ever published!

- Over 500 pages of text and over 750 musical examples.
- Written in the language of the working jazz musician, this book is easy to read and user-friendly. At the same time, it is the most comprehensive study of jazz harmony and theory ever published.
- "The Jazz Theory Book" takes the student from the most basic techniques such as chord construction and the II-V-I progression through scale theory, the blues, "I've Got Rhythm" changes, slash chords, the bebop and pentatonic scales, how to read a lead sheet and memorize tunes and a study of reharmonization that is almost a book in itself. Satisfaction guaranteed or money will be refunded.
- Mark Levine has worked with Bobby Hutcherson, Cal Tjader, Joe Henderson, Woody Shaw, and many other jazz greats.


Photography directory
Author's note
A note on terminology and chord symbols

Part I. Theory: Chords and scales
1. Basic theory
2. The major scale and the II-V-I progression
3. Chord/Scale theory
-Major scale harmony
-Melodic minor scale harmony
-Diminished scale harmony
-Whole-tone scale harmony
4. How to practice scales
5. Slash chords

Part II. Improvisation: Playin' the changes
6. From scales to music
7. The bebop scales
8. Playing "outside"
9. Pentatonic scales
10. The blues
11. "Rhythm" changes
12. Practice, practice, practice

Part III. Reharmonization
13. Basic reharmonization
14. Advanced reharmonization
15. Coltrane changes
16. Three reharmonizations
-John Coltrane's reharmonization of "Spring Is Here"
-Kenny Barron's reharmonization of "Spring Is Here"
-John Coltrane's reharmonization of "Body and Soul"

Part IV. The tunes
17. Song form and composition
18. Reading a lead sheet
19. Memorizing a tune
20. Heads
21. The repertoire

Part V. The rest of it
22. Salsa and latin jazz
23. Loose end
24. Listen