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The Language Of Jazz Series (Books 1-17)
Cultivate and expand your jazz vocabulary while gaining mastery of the most commonly used 7th chords and chord progressions in jazz. The Language of Jazz: A Repository of Melodic Ideas and Linear Constructions includes a series of 17 books containing an abundance of melodic material that you as an improviser can readily incorporate into your jazz arsenal. These 17 books contain more than a thousand uniquely designed phrases and musical ideas in all 12 keys, constructed from the root, 3rd (or 4th), 5th, 7th, and non-chord tones. Each book also includes exercise pages to create your own musical phrases and ideas over the chords and progressions.
The Language of Jazz Series (books 1-17) is an improvisational resource for beginning, intermediate, and advanced jazz musicians. It provides fresh melodic material that can be incorporated into your daily practice and used to supplement your ongoing jazz development.
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The Language of Jazz Book Series for Bass Clef Instruments.
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The Jazz Vocal Book
The Jazz Vocal Book: Melodic Ideas for Vocal Improvisation is a resource for jazz vocalists who engage in the art of vocal improvisation (also known as scat singing). This book, part of the 17-volume Language of Jazz Series condenses the Series into a single volume that focuses on the skills required for jazz vocal improvisation. The exercises in this book are fresh, unique and created with the jazz vocalist, especially the scat singer, in mind.
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