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The jazz theory book

Author: Mark Levine
Publisher: Petaluma, CA (P.O. Box 445, Petaluma, 94953) : Sher Music, ©1995.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Jazz; Studies & exercises, etudes
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Levine
ISBN: 1883217040 9781883217044
OCLC Number: 37901372
Language Note: English.
Description: xiv, 522 pages of music : illustrations ; 28 cm
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.
Responsibility: by Mark Levine.

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