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The jazz theory book / by Mark Levine.

By: Levine, Mark, 1938-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Petaluma, CA (P.O. Box 445, Petaluma, 94953) : Sher Music, c1995Description: xiv, 522 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm.ISBN: 1883217040; 9781883217044.Subject(s): Jazz -- Instruction and study | Music theory -- History -- 20th century | Improvisation (Music) | Piano music (Jazz)DDC classification: 781.65/1 LOC classification: MT68 | .L48 1995
Contents:
PART I: Theory: chords and scales. Basic theory -- The major scale and the II-V-I progression -- Chord / scale theory -- How to practice scales -- Slash chords -- -- PART II: Improvisation: playin' the changes. From scales to music -- The bebop scales -- Playing "outside" -- Pentatonic scales -- The blues -- "Rhythm" changes -- Practice, practice, practice -- -- PART III: Reharmonization. Basic reharmonization -- Advanced reharmonization -- Coltrane changes -- Three reharmonizations -- -- PART IV: The tunes. Song form and composition -- Reading a lead sheet -- Memorizing a tune -- Heads -- The repertoire -- -- PART V: The rest of it. Salsa and Latin jazz -- Loose ends -- Listen.
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MT68 .L48 1995 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001738632

Discography: p. 487-514.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

PART I: Theory: chords and scales. Basic theory -- The major scale and the II-V-I progression -- Chord / scale theory -- How to practice scales -- Slash chords -- -- PART II: Improvisation: playin' the changes. From scales to music -- The bebop scales -- Playing "outside" -- Pentatonic scales -- The blues -- "Rhythm" changes -- Practice, practice, practice -- -- PART III: Reharmonization. Basic reharmonization -- Advanced reharmonization -- Coltrane changes -- Three reharmonizations -- -- PART IV: The tunes. Song form and composition -- Reading a lead sheet -- Memorizing a tune -- Heads -- The repertoire -- -- PART V: The rest of it. Salsa and Latin jazz -- Loose ends -- Listen.

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