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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.
Russia e Jazz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: Italian. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Il libro analizza i due aspetti che uniscono il jazz alla Russia: da un lato la storia degli immigrati che hanno fatto la musica popolare americana, dall'altro il filo che lega i grandi compositori classici russi ai protagonisti del jazz.
Jazz Practice Ideas with Your Real Book: For Beginner & Intermediate Jazz Musicians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Exercises
Thirty-Six Jazz Practice Ideas to Get the Most from Your Real Book! Studying Jazz? You may know about the REAL BOOK, but what you probably don’t know is how much MUSICAL PROGRESS can be accomplished with only a single jazz fake book! Don’t know what to practice? Don’t want to waste valuable time? Do you know why many young musicians fail? Why intermediate-level musicians get stuck?
Sweet Thunder: Duke Ellington's Music in Nine Themes
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 108,070. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2019 by CanamBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Sweet Thunder explores the music of Duke Ellington by tracing nine themes through his amazingly productive 50-year career as composer, orchestrator, pianist, and cultural icon. Lifelong listeners to Ellington and newcomers seeking an entry-point into Ellington’s voluminous works will find this book stimulating, illuminating, and entertaining.
When Swing Was King!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Appreciation
The author takes you on a journey from the minuet during the early days of our country’s birth, to the turn of century with the waltz through ragtime and blues into the explosion of the 1950’s with the birth of “rock-and-roll!”
The Bass Player
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
The Bass Player is a novella about truth, lies, expectations, disillusionment, exploitation and how a young musician found his voice in spite of all that. Written by a musician but not for musicians, the story weaves its way around fact and fiction, drawing readers into a world where music can set you free but just as easily bring you crashing down.
A Brief History of Jazz Rock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,420. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
Author Mike Baron explores the history of this music fusion, its rise and fall in popularity. He offers highlights—and his own unique insights from a front-row seat in jazz rock—into what made the era so special.
teach yourself...Jazz Piano Comping
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,410. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
teach yourself... Jazz Piano Comping teaches accompaniment chording on the piano for entry-level and experienced pianists for combos, jazz and big band playing.
Over The Water (Music Trivia for Survivors)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Find interesting and historical facts about artists, songs and their social surroundings while writing or singing their hit songs. Artists from the '50's - '70's are explored: Isley Brothers, Walker Brothers, Supertramp, Donna Summers, Fleetwood Mac, Dean Martin, Toto, and more.

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