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The Serious Jazz Practice Book: SHER Music, Barry Finnerty
Jazz Practice Ideas with Your Real Book (Jazz & Improvisation Series): Andy McWain
Jay Clayton´s Jazz Vocal Practice Series Vol. 2Vamps & Blues: Practice Improvising!Vamps are one or more chords repeated over and over again. Since the harmony doesn´t change much, you have time to hear ideas and develop a solo as well as find new ways to articulate and build your personal vocabulary. There are eight piano vamps on this practice CD. Each one has a different feel and character and chord progression.
Jay Clayton´s Jazz Vocal Practice Series Vol. 1Vocal Exercise Workouts No. 1 and No. 2ake private lessons with Jay Clayton. A unique new series! There are two Exercise Workouts on this CD. Both sequences of exercises have been designed for warming up, improving breath control, widening your range, and improving accuracy and intonation. Developing a good daily routine of working with the CD will help you develop control, strength, delicacy and flexibility. Your goal is to sing anything you feel and hear with ease
DescriptionBased upon the Berklee Jazz Composition and Arranging Curriculum, this fully comprehensive guide covers all aspects of writing effective and inventive Jazz compositions. Features include:A full range of styles from the Blues to Fusion and beyond.Melodies created using intervallic patterns, guide tone lines, compound lines, antecedent/consequent phrasing and melodic tension.All aspects of tonal and modal harmony including inversions, pedal points and reharmonisation.Elements of form including intros, endings, interludes and backgrounds.Apply knowledge to any kind of soloist or ensemble, from Sax to Big Band.All elements of the book are complemented by the accompanying CD, including a listening tour of an entire extended Jazz work. A highly substantial and important volume.
: Lawn, R & Hellmer, J : Jazz Theory and Practice (Book only) : Theory teaching material
Clayton, Jay : Jazz Vocal Practice Series 2 : CD Vamps and Blues : Practice Improvising
Jazz Arranging and Performance Practice:A Guide for Small Ensembles Scarecrow Press Paul E. Rinzler