Exploring Jazz Trumpet: An Introduction to Jazz Harmony, Technique and Improvisation

Exploring Jazz Trumpet: An Introduction to Jazz Harmony, Technique and Improvisation

by Ollie Weston, Mark Armstrong
     
 
(Brass). This book provides a comprehensive guide to jazz trumpet. Each chapter contains tunes and exercises that will improve your playing in all areas your technique, reading, creativity, improvisation and theory will all benefit as you gain an understanding of the history of jazz and of its innovators. Author Ollie Weston introduces you to the language of jazz and

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(Brass). This book provides a comprehensive guide to jazz trumpet. Each chapter contains tunes and exercises that will improve your playing in all areas your technique, reading, creativity, improvisation and theory will all benefit as you gain an understanding of the history of jazz and of its innovators. Author Ollie Weston introduces you to the language of jazz and then goes on to focus on musical and theoretical concepts. Key techniques and styles explained include blues, bebop, chord types, funk, pentatonics, Latin, II-V-I progression, modal, and song forms and turnarounds. The book covers clear and concise guidance thrugh harmonic and theoretical concepts, with demo solos played by editor Mark Armstrong and outstanding backing tracks on the accompanying CD.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847610850
Publisher:
Schott Music Corporation
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Pages:
204
Sales rank:
928,729
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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