The Language Of Jazz - Book 17 Turnaround Progressions: A Repository of Melodic Ideas and Linear Constructions (Volume 17)

 
9781944987169: The Language Of Jazz - Book 17 Turnaround Progressions: A Repository of Melodic Ideas and Linear Constructions (Volume 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. Book 17 focuses on Turnaround Progressions.

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Antonio Parker is a jazz saxophonist, composer, music producer and educator. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in jazz studies from Howard University. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of the District of Columbia. Parker has served as USIA Jazz Ambassador to Africa. He has toured and performed on the world stage and is an Airegin recording artist. Parker has taught music in the public school systems of the District of Columbia and Prince George’s County, Maryland. He currently resides in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.

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