Constructing Melodic Jazz Improvisation contains detailed explanations and analysis of the creative and improvisational techniques musicians use for style, phrasing, solo development, and motivic improvisation in an easy to follow step-by-step format. Ten progressively difficult chapters, containing dozens of improvisational exercises, explore jazz improvisation from creative, melodic and technical perspectives. The book is designed to meet all of the national standards and frameworks for music education and is a comprehensive improvisational curriculum for both individuals and classes. The book includes a 52 track play-a-long and demonstration CD featuring Paul Schmeling (Piano), Whit Browne (Bass), James Lattini (Drums), Jeff Galindo (Trombone), Daniel Ian Smith (Alto Sax), Trent Autin (Trumpet), and Brian Kane (Tenor Sax). This book can help any musician improve the melodic content of their improvised solos.
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Brian Kane is an author, musician, educator, and clinician. He is the author of the books Creative Jazz Sight Reading, Jazz Style and Technique, Singing Tongue Twisters A-Z, Sing After Me, Constructing Melodic Jazz Improvisation and of numerous articles for national and international music magazines. Brian is an active teacher and advocate for jazz education and instructs clinics and master classes for all ages and experience levels..
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Book Description Jazz Path Publishing, 2007. Perfect Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0976097761
Book Description Jazz Path Publishing, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition. 160 pages. 10.60x8.30x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0976097761
Book Description Jazz Path Publishing, 2007. Perfect Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110976097761