Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory
Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory is designed for jazz enthusiasts and musicians who want to have a better understanding of the language of jazz. To successfully navigate this all-in-one jazz theory course, you should be versed in basic music theory concepts, such as those taught in Books 1 and 2 of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory. With this book, you will learn the essentials of jazz music through concise lessons; practice your jazz music reading and writing skills in the exercises; improve your listening and ear training skills with the CDs; and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. You are encouraged to lan and/or sing the musical examples throughout, at first along with the enclosed recording, and then on your own.
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12-bar blues AABA ABAC Afro-Cuban Jazz altered dominant cell altered dominant chord altered dominant lick backdoor cadence blues scale bluesy cascara chord tones chords in minor circle of fifths clave closed voicings CMA9 common tones comping range diatonic diminished scale DMI9 drop-two voicings FMA9 FMI9 GMA9 GMI9 half step harmonic minor harmonic-minor lick I-VI progression ii-V iimi9 Indicate chord symbols IV-I ivMi7 Jazz musicians jazz songs Listen major chords major keys melodic minor melodic-minor scale Mi7 chord minor keys minor tonic minor triad minor turnarounds minor turnback modal jazz montuno natural minor scale Notate parallel minor pentatonic blues scale pentatonic scale proper voice leading scale degree slash chord step-down progression subsequent chord tendency tones tonic chord Track tumbau turnaround to iv UNIT 18 viMi7 whole step Write a melody Write chord symbols write the chord X X X X X X X X X X X X