It explains and exemplifies jazz lines: their foundation, variations, development and common useage on jazz recordings. ALL students of mine that came accross this book had basically the same opinion as me about this! I can relate! Even simple licks sung by Chet Baker It showed me the absolute "basics" for all lines, some variations on them and then hundreds yes, hundreds of examples from my favorite jazz recordings. We could call it a "jazz improvisation technique" book

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Nazahn Now I almost always sense where I am. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail. Like I said certain lines just do it for our personal ear and taste. Originally Posted by toughtenor. Sign In Email address or username. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony I just ordered this book on Amazon, looking forward to reading it!

Landing ligoh those strong tones makes the great sounding line and the book shows possibilities. The guide tones and root progression as alternate melodic lines round out the essential elements of a tune. Originally Posted by bob3dsf. A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and composition, based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists. Chief 06 rated it really liked llnear Jan 08, Volume 3 contains 12 jazz lineag exercises and explorations by the acclaimed jazz piano educator, pianist, author, and recording artist Tim Richards.

Want to Read saving…. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. Knowing the roots will help you fill in the 3rds, 5ths and 7ths. I was looking for something to help me play through the chords rather than chord to chord. Trivia About Connecting Chords I try to play off the bet.

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You explained things with level of clarity and precision that I had never encountered, and you caused me to re-think concepts that I thought I knew. I am forever in your debt, as are countless [former] students. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony is a great study of how to create coherent solos and well-structured melodies by playing the changes and connecting the tones. I truly wish this was the first book on jazz I had read. The presentation is so logical and clear that I read in a half an hour what took a year to learn through other sources.


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