Encyclopedia of Scales, Modes and Melodic Patterns
Not just another book of scales and patterns, this is a method that trains the mind, the ears and the fingers to work in perfect synchronization to respondinstantaneously to any given chord progression. This ability is of paramount importance to any musician who wants to improvise in the jazz idiom. Leading jazz players have used this method for years, but this is the first time it has been published in book form. The author offers a comprehensive guide to improvisationon any instrument through chord changes in any key. A great source book fordozens of scales from the traditional major and minor forms to the modal scales used by jazz musicians. Even scales from other cultures Arabian, Balinese, Iranian, Hungarian, can be found here. A must-have for any musician who aspires to improvise with authority.
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28 as models 2nd Mode 5th Mode 6th and 7th 7th notes ADDITIONAL PRACTICE Aeolian mode Blues F Blues Blues scale C D E continue chromatic order continue in half continue in minor continue in whole continue through cycle cycle continue dominant 7th chord Dorian Bebop Scale Dorian continue Dorian D Dorian Dorian mode F Harmonic F Jazz following patterns Formed by lowering half steps continue Harmonic minor scale improvising scale improvisor Jazz minor scale key signature listed in chromatic Locrian 2 Scale Lydian Dominant Lydian mode Major Pentatonic scale major scale minor 3rds minor 7 chord minor 7th Minor Sixth minor thirds continue minor type chords Mixolydian D Mixolydian Mixolydian mode ntinue numbered Phrygian mode play PRACTICE ROUTINE raised 4th scale is formed Step Diminished Scale Step-Half Step Diminished steps C Mixolydian tinue whole steps continue WHOLE TONE SCALE