How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz
50 Techniques for Boosting Creativity and Inspiration
by Mark Mercury
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Summary: How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz focuses on enhancing the purely creative aspects of jazz improvisation. It is geared to the intermediate jazz player who may run out of ideas while improvising or who seeks to improvise more creatively. Fifty techniques are presented which directly exercise improvisational creativity and the capacity to receive inspiration.
Keywords: jazz, improvisation, improvise, improvising, solo, soloing, ideas, creativity, create, creative, inspire, inspiration, music, musical