Jazz Piano Scales and Modes

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Mel Bay Publications, Oct 7, 2010 - Music - 104 pages
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Following the best-selling Jazz Piano Chords, this informative volume provides ascale reference and practice tool for any pianist wanting to learn to play jazz.Starting with diatonic, pentatonic, symmetrical and exotic scales, more advancedcomposer and jazz scales are introduced. The following discussion of polytonality, alternating scales, using scales with chords and scale chords represents the dominating concepts of contemporary jazz. The book ends with extensive 12-key libraries of scales, and scales arranged by chords. Learning to use these scales will help any pianist play with more tonal and modal variety, color, freedom and interest.
 

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Contents

Credits
5
Jazz Scales
15
All Scales by Key
29
Key of C 55 Key of Df 59 Key of D 63 Key of Ef 67 Key of E 71 Key of F 75 Key of Fs 79 Key of G 83 Key of Af 87 Key of A 91 Key of Bf 95 K...
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