Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory
Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory is designed for jazz enthusiasts and musicians who want to learn jazz concepts and terminology. To get the most out of this course, it is recommended that you have a good understanding of basic theory, such as the lessons in Books 1-3 of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory. The book contains lessons with both written and music reading exercises and ear-training and listening are addressed through the included CDs. Each unit is complete with a review section. Playing and/or singing along with each example is encouraged throughout the book. Master jazz with ease using this complete course!
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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