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How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - General
“How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz” focuses on enhancing the purely creative aspects of jazz improvisation. Each chapter 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.
Swing Essentials - A Drummer’s Guide To An Effective Swing
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
This book is aimed primarily at professional jazz drummers wanting to improve the way they play the swing pattern, and swing subdivisions in general. Drummers of any style will benefit from the reading, which includes several tips on practicing, playing with others, and developing a strong internal clock
Culture and the Pentatonic Scale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Don't read another book on pentatonic scales until you have read this book. Culture and the Pentatonic Scale is an inside look into the history of the pentatonic scale and its uses. Teachers will be able to use this as an excellent resource for their students. Musicians and non-musicians will read more information about pentatonic scales that they may not have known. Truly a fantastic music guide.
20 Steps to Jazz Keyboard Harmony
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016 by Howard Sid Thomas. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Play the chords used by jazz pianists by following the 20 steps in this concise account of harmony. The book shows clearly how chords are built, named and used, illustrated with many examples. It is designed for anyone, whether or not they are familiar with musical notation. A glossary explains the technical terms used in the text.
Billie Holiday Biography: The Unforgettable Lady Day Feminism, Strange Fruit Controversies, Relationships, Rumors and More
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Billie Holiday, also known as the Lady Day was a very talented jazz and blues singer during the Great Depression and beyond in the United States. She lived and coped during the most difficult times in the United States, especially when it comes to gender inequality, racism and discrimination. In fact, some of her songs were considered "protest songs" against racism. The most controversial song...

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