Noted jazz pianist, composer, recording artist and educator Andy LaVerne has drawn from his decades of experience playing with master musicians from Getz to Lovano to create this comprehensive compendium of contemporary moving voicings. Quartal, quintal, drop 2, dominant 7b9/diminished, triadic, whole tone and chromatic performance proven voicings pioneered by McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Andy himself are presented and fleshed out in all twelve keys. This book picks up where others leave off, enabling you to replace static chords with voicings that move melodically, dramatically, and gracefully over the entire range of the keyboard. Firmly rooted in contemporary jazz theory, the emphasis is on practical performance applications. Andy ties it all together with illustrations of comping choruses for five standard jazz tunes. Chords in Motion satisfies a long awaited need in actual comping situations, and shows you how to move chords through varying harmonic rhythms. FINALLY – a book that gives you moving voicings, and sets them in motion in all twelve keys. Chords in Motion is a valuable resource for all keyboardists, arrangers, and instrumentalists. Activate, animate, and energize your comping with this encyclopedic volume. 156 pages, spiral bound for easy opening.Andy carries the flame of jazz piano tradition and just great music. He always inspires me.Chick CoreaThis is a great book! I am going to sit down and play through this!! I am always telling my non-piano playing students how important it is to work with (and internalize) the sounds that we live with all our lives as Jazz musicians. Coltrane spent years sitting at the piano and so should all of us!!!John PatitucciBerklee College of MusicOne thing about Andy…he is complete as can be and has been consistently so for years in both his teaching materials and playing. He is completely knowledgeable in such a way that when I play with him, I know he KNOWS!! Plus he is one of the smoothest and polished of players around. Great book…encyclopedic in content.Dave LiebmanFounder, Artistic Director, International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ)I´ve played and recorded with Andy LaVerne many times over the years and in many different settings and he´s always come up with the hippest, most interesting chords in the most musical way! His way of playing and looking at chords inspires me as a drummer and his rhythm section partner to play things that are in turn inspiring to the rest of the band. This book, helps musicians, understand, in a clear thoughtful presentation, how to go about getting this together.Billy DrummondJazz Drummer, Educator, Juilliard, NYUChords in Motion is an outstanding and comprehensive guide by Andy LaVerne, whose encyclopedic knowledge, decades of experience and brilliance as a performer and educator make this an invaluable handbook of modern jazz piano harmony. Its user-friendly, intelligent design enables musicians to expand their harmonic palette and potentially transform their playing, writing and arranging. Chords in Motion is an invaluable contribution to jazz musicians!Lynne ArrialeJazz Pianist, Composer, Educator, Associate Professor of Jazz Piano, Director of Small Ensembles, University of North FloridaChords in Motion is exactly the book I´d expect from Andy LaVerne. It´s clear, openhearted and inspiring, as has been every conversation I´ve had with Andy over the years. Long a fan of his playing, I have enjoyed this look behind the curtain at how Andy LaVerne formulated his signature style. One other thing -- any pianist, no matter his/her approach, will gain insight into what will surely be new and exciting musical directions.Pete MalinverniJazz Pianist, Educator, Director of Jazz Studies, SUNY Purchase College Conservatory of MusicWhat a great resource for expanding the harmonic palette! Chords in Motion is a must have for the aspiring young jazz pianist as well as the seasoned veteran. Another winner from Andy!Paul SchmelingJazz Pianist, Educator, Chair Emeritus, Piano Department, Berklee College of MusicIn Chords in Motion, I recognize chords and sounds that have inspired me to compose and play: harmony from the music of Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and McCoy Tyner. This book is well organized, and from the beginning gets you playing. Each chord structure is explained and developed. There is plenty to practice. I especially like the exercises using contrary motion, arpeggiation & pivot, and the application...
Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox sind ein energiegeladenes Popjazz-Phänomen! Mit ihren außergewöhnlichen Videos erreichten sie gigantische Followerzahlen auf YouTube und Facebook und treten aufgrund dieses Erfolges weltweit auf. Mit ´´The Essentials II´´ liefert Scott Bradlee erneut ein Album voller neu interpretierter Klassiker wie ´´Black Hole Sun´´ , aber auch beliebte Popsongs wie ´´Love Yourself´´ finden sich hier. ´´As many of you know, I started Postmodern Jukebox out of a small NYC apartment with nothing but a dream, a camera, and some talented friends. Since then, the project has grown into an internationally-touring phenomenon and major entertainment platform that has launched the careers of many - something of an ´´SNL for singers.´´ Along the way, Ive met countless fans, musicians, and artists that have shown me inspiring levels of support for this project, and for REAL, LIVE MUSIC in general.´´ sagt Scott Bradlee über das Projekt.
Learn the inspiring story of the Utah Jazz´s legendary guard John Stockton! In John Stockton: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball´s Greatest Point Guards, you will learn the inspirational story of one of basketball´s greatest point guards of all time, John Stockton. Stockton ran the point for the Utah Jazz through the majority of the ´80s and ´90s. He holds the NBA record for the most assists and steals of all time. Playing for the majority of his career alongside Karl Malone, Stockton had a highly illustrious career. By the time he retired, he was a 10-time All-Star and had led the league in assists nine times. He is one of few point guards to ever average a career double-double in points and assists. In this unauthorized biography, you´ll relive Stockton´s impressive career from his rookie season to his final game. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Josh Horowitz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/122180/bk_acx0_122180_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
DescriptionExpert producer/engineer Dan Moretti leads you step by step through the producing and mixing processes. Learn how different techniques – from mic placement to EQ – help you create authentic-sounding and inspiring jazz mixes. The accompanying DVD-ROM provides practice tracks and reference recordings so that you can practice matching finished mixes, in a variety of jazz styles.
Learn the Inspiring Story of the Utah Jazz´s Star Center, Rudy Gobert! In Rudy Gobert: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball’s Rising Star Centers, you´ll learn the incredible story of one of basketball´s centers, Rudy Gobert. In the last few years, Gobert has quickly emerged as a prominent big man in the league due to the significant impact he brings to the defensive end of the floor. At the time of this writing, Gobert is just 25 years old, with many more years to go in his career. Don´t be surprised if at the end of his career we are calling Gobert one of the best French players to ever play the game. With Gordon Hayward having left the Utah Jazz franchise for the Boston Celtics in the summer of 2017, it will be exciting to see how Gobert rises to the occasion of being one of the key leaders for the Jazz. If you´re a fan of Rudy Gobert, don´t delay in picking up this book. Start learning his inspiring story today. Here´s a preview of what you´ll learn about: Childhood and Early Life Cholet Basket Career NBA Career Getting Drafted Rookie Season The Rise of the French Rejection A Tower Reaching Stardom, First Playoff Appearance International Career Rudy Gobert´s Personal Life Gobert´s Impact on Basketball and Legacy 1. Language: English. Narrator: Roger Wood. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/108621/bk_acx0_108621_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn the Inspiring Story of the Boston Celtics´ Star Gordon Hayward! In Gordon Hayward: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball´s Star Forwards, you´ll learn the inspirational story of one of basketball´s premier forwards, Gordon Hayward. Few would have expected when he was selected with the 9th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft that Gordon Hayward would become as influential of a player as he is today. For seven years, he played on the Utah Jazz and helped the franchise return to prominence after it had spent years looking from the outside in during the playoffs. Hayward´s ascent in the league actualized in 2017 when he was selected for his first All-Star game. In the 2017 offseason, Hayward decided it was time to reconnect with his old college coach, Brad Stevens. He signed a four-year, $128 million contract to join the Celtics to play alongside Al Horford and Kyrie Irving. It will be exciting to see how Hayward continues to mature in the years to come. This work details everything up until the start of the 2017-2018 NBA season for the career of Gordon Hayward. If you´re a fan of Gordon Hayward, don´t delay in picking up this book. Start learning his inspiring story today. Here´s a preview of what you´ll hear about: Childhood and Early Life High School Career College Career at Butler Gordon Hayward´s NBA Career Getting Drafted Rookie Season The Steady Rise of Gordon Hayward Breaking Out All-Star Status, Final Season in Utah The Move to Boston Gordon Hayward´s Personal Life Hayward´s Impact on Basketball and Legacy 1. Language: English. Narrator: Damon Alums. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/104161/bk_acx0_104161_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn the Incredible Story of the Basketball Legend Pete Maravich! In Pete Maravich: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball´s Most Skilled Ball-Handlers, you will learn the inspirational story of one of basketball´s greatest point guards, Pete Maravich. While we are blessed in today´s game to observe the remarkable play of point guards such as Stephen Curry and Chris Paul, Pistol Pete was one of the first point guards to display many of the key ball-handling skills that we observe on a nightly basis in the game today. A legend in his own right, his story is one persistence and hard work in order to achieve great things. When you learn Pete Maravich´s story, it comes as no surprise why he was one of the youngest players to ever be inducted into the Hall of Fame. In 1996, he was named one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history due to his remarkable creativity on the court. In this book, we´ll learn his story. Here is a preview of what is inside this book: Childhood and Early Life High School Career College Career and NCAA Legacy Maravich´s NBA Career Getting Drafted Rookie Season Back-to-Back All-Star Seasons Trade to the New Orleans Jazz Scoring Champion Season Knee Injuries and Final All-Star Season Relocation to Utah, Getting Waived Joining the Boston Celtics, The Final Stretch Retirement Life After Basketball Pete Maravich´s Personal Life Legacy, Influence, and Contribution to the Game of Basketball 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Hanko. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/060347/bk_acx0_060347_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Jazz Singer´s Handbook provides an inspiring and practical window of insight into the world of professional jazz singing. Drawing upon an impressive career as an arranger, teacher, singer, pianist, and clinician, Michele Weir (faculty, UCLA) has distilled her experiences and observations into two handbook sections: the artistry and the mastery of singing jazz. Also included is a jazz chord library, a professional resource guide, a review of music fundamentals, and an index of terms and symbols. The CD includes sing-along tracks for standard songs, many of which are in two keys for different voice ranges, plus recorded examples of the performance and arranging concepts presented in the text.
Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : IntermediateMusical Genre : JazzSeries : Essential Jazz LinesNumber of pages : 48Clifford Brown was one of the most influential jazz trumpeters and was a true master of jazz. His fantastic tone, time, feel and command of the jazz language have been inspiring jazz musicians on all instruments for decades. This book breaks down many of the one and two-bar phrases played by Clifford and helps students apply them to their own playing. Lines played over minor, dominant, and major chords as well as short, long and minor ii-V material can be mastered by practicing with the accompanying play-along CD. Chapters on Guide Tones, Bebop Scales, Targeting, and Playing the Upper-Structure will help students analyze and memorize the lines presented in the book. There is also a chapter with further insight in Clifford´s style which discusses his phrasing as well as other musical devices he used to get his sound. A must have for aspiring students wanting the master the jazz language.
New! 9 demo/play-a-long tracks. Essential companion : volume 24. The culmination of Jamey’s 25 years as one of the world’s leading jazz exponents. 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. This complete improvisation set, along with Volume 24, MAJOR AND MINOR, can greatly open your ears and improve your playing. Music is fun and this set is the first step to enjoying it. Each of the 10 recorded tracks feels great and is fun to play with. Recorded tracks include Blues in Bb and F, Dorian minor tracks, four-measure cadences, cycle of dominants, 24-measure song, II/V7 in all keys. Book includes transposed parts for all instruments.Support média : Compact discLangue : en anglais