The Jazz Language: A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation: A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation
This text presents all of the materials commonly used by the jazz musician in a logical order dictated both by complexity and need. The book is not intended to be either an arranging or improvisation text, but a pedagogical reference providing the information musicians need to pursue any activity they wish.
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The Jazz Language: A Theory Text for Jazz Composition and Improvisation
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13th chords 2nd Mode 5th Mode 6th scale step altered scales ascending melodic minor augmented scale borrowed chords chord Built chord progression chord symbol chord tones chord types chord-scale relationships chromatic scale Cmi7 create diatonic 7th chords diatonic seventh chords Dictation quiz dim7 diminished 7th chord diminished scale dissonant tones dominant 13th dominant 7th chords Dorian Drill dual function EXERCISES Written half step half-diminished harmonic minor scale Homework improvisation interval structure inversion jazz key signature keyboard Locrian Lydian Maj7 MajlS major 3rd major 7th chord major key major or minor major pentatonic major triad melodic minor scale min7 minor 3rd minor 7th minor key Mixolydian musician normal octave perfect 4th piano polychord nomenclature polychord symbols scale tones secondary dominant seven modes Sing sound Spelling and ear-training step is dissonant STUDY QUESTIONS sus4 synthetic scales Transcribe tri-tone substitutions type of 7th whole step Whole Tone Scale