Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory: Lessons, Ear Training
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.
The Teacher's Answer Key includes answers to each lesson in the student book, as well as the 3 listening and ear-training CDs. Master jazz with ease using this complete course!
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12-bar blues 3rd and 7th altered dominant arpeggio beat bebop dominant scale bebop scales blue notes blues progression blues scale bluesy cadence CD Track chord 3rd chord changes chord progression chord root chord symbols chord tones chromatic circle of fifths CMA7 CMA9 common tones comping range Compose a melody consonant diatonic diminished scale dominant 7th chord dominant chord dominant lick drop-two voicings Ear Training eighth notes enclosure tones FMA7 FMA9 GMA9 harmony ii-V lick iiMi7 iiMi9 IMA7 IMA9 indicate the chord IV-l progression IVMA7 chord jazz melody jazz musicians Listen Lydian Lydian dominant MA7 chords major 7th major chord major key major scale major seventh chords major triad minor keys Mixolydian notate pentatonic scale phrase played resolution resolves root position scale degrees smooth voice leading sound standard songs step-down progression syncopation tendency tones tonic chord Training for Lessons two-note voicings V7 chords voice leading walking bass walking bass line