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Posted March 22, 2005
Ted Pease's, 'Jazz Composition: Theory and Practice' will have you writing like Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk and Charles Mingus in no time. Drawing from over 25 years of teaching experience, Pease reveals the preocesses needed to compose episodic jazz works. Students will come away with the ability to compose and write sophisticated jazz tunes with emotional depth. The accompnaying CD includes a number of music-writing exercises to futher students' progress. John La Barbera, an Associate Professor at the University of Louisville discribes this book as a 'monumental work...[that] should be in every theory classroom and not just jazz'. This is a must-have for any musician seeking to develop and improve their skills.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.