Michael Miller attended the prestigious Jazz Studies Program at the Indiana University School of Music. A former percussion instructor and working drummer, he is also an accomplished composer and arranger. He is the author of more than 30 computer, music and business books including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Drums, 2E; The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Music Theory; and The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Singing with Phyllis Fulford.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Solos & Improvisationby Michael Miller
Practice makes perfect-and this expert guide makes it easy... Using practices and exercises, popular music author Michael Miller gives intermediate musicians the skills to learn such improvisation techniques as chord theory, scales and modes, and melodies and phrasing. All types of soloists, including vocalists, will learn how to listen to and transcribe solos from existing recordings and how to create their own solos and styling. Filled with expert advice and interviews from experienced professionals from the worlds of rock, jazz and R&B, this book gives students the skills needed to move their music to the next level.
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