Jazz Arranging and Performance Practice:A Guide for Small Ensembles Paul E. Rinzler
This book evolved from 40 years of teaching jazz composition and arranging plus 50 years of personal writing experience in the professional field. It is, therefore, a comprehensive study, covering preparatory activities, philosophical perspectives, listening lists, choice tune lists, all elements of composing melodies and chord progressions, arranging for small and large ensembles, enhanced use of rhythm sections, a sensitive approach to instrumental ranges, textural options, form, and more. Though a self-contained study, the book has the unique feature of leading the reader to other excellent books on the subject.
A Guide to Jazz Composition & Arranging. Lehrbuch: Jerry Coker
A practical comprehensive guide to rock, jazz and pop arranged by one of Britain´s most gifted and versatile musicians. Written in lively, accessible and entertaining style, this book contains everything the professional arranger or aspiring amateur needs to know, from setting out a lead sheet to scoring a full arrangement. The problems and pitfalls of writing for every group of instrument are discussed, from keyboards, drums and bass to brass strings, woodwind, percussion, guitar and a ´cappella´ vocal writing. Packed with vital tips and hints, and presented in easy-to-use reference format, Rock, Jazz and Pop Arranging also includes two valuable appendices - on time saving shortcuts and chord symbols - and indispensable glossary.
DescriptionCreate arrangements with texture and style with this complete guide to arranging for large horn sections. They play-along CD is a powerful tool for learning. Inside, you´ll learn: Writing techniques Voicing techniques Soli, background, and shout choruses Special effects Style Analysis of a complete arrangement
Arranging for the Small Jazz Ensemble:A Step-by-Step Guide with Practical Exercises and Recorded Examples Robert Larson
DescriptionArranging Jazz: Modern Jazz Voicings Add colour, character and sophistication to your chord voicings. SonglistBasic VoicingsChord ScalesFundamental Tools And TechniquesInstrumental InformationVoicing With Upper Structure TriadsVoicings In FourthsVoicings In SecondsWriting For Six Parts
One of America´s top jazz guitar educators and authors, and a respected jazz chord-melody performer, Jody Fisher clarifies and simplifies the art of creating an arrangement and improvising as a solo guitarist. In his easy-to-understand and enjoyable style, this master of solo guitar teaches all of theory, technique, and arranging skills you need to start a lifelong journey as a solo guitarist. As the author says, ´´Becoming a solo guitarist is an ongoing learning experience that will reward you with a highly personal form of expression. As a solo guitarist, you will be completely self-reliant; your skills will free you from dependency on anyone else, Also, these skills will transfer directly to group playing, so you can´t really lose.´´ Jody Fisher´s Jazz Guitar Chord/Melody Course is a must-have for any serious jazz guitarist.
The Chord Scale Theory & Jazz HarmonyJazz harmony, as taught at the Berklee College of Music is based on the so called Chord Scale Theory. This method - further developed - is now available as a comprehensive textbook for the first time. Emerged from practice and designed for practical use, it provides theoretical knowledge necessary for improvisation, composing, and arranging.Nombre de pages :184