Books tagged: improvisation

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Without A Song
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
A Philosophical Approach to Jazz Piano
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 37,770. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Play the piano for a purpose, not to show how fast your fingers can move. This book is an away-from-the-piano tome for those interested in understanding jazz without all the long exercises and hours sitting at the piano. The reader will learn how to play for a purpose and acknowledge many internal thought processes. The next time you sit at your piano, you will never play as you did before.
Portait of an Artist as a Young Improviser
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
A look inside Armen Nalbandian's thought process as he created his classic album: Manchester Born and his performances throughout this time period. This book contains essays and entries written by Nalbandian from 2006-2007. Included are listening guideposts and footnotes looking back on the process. A must read for fans of Jazz and improvised music!
the Index Method for Guitar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques
An easy guide to improvising on the guitar.
Mechanical Acting: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A mechanical set of techniques to develop acting skills. Pace dialog to script, sing, dance and play, impersonate and play to the player.
Learn Jazz Piano Book 2
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Series: Learn Jazz Piano, Book 2. Price: $17.50 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard
With over 100 illustrations, book 2 of Learn Jazz Piano journeys further into the heart of jazz and blues improvisation.
A Bird's Eye View of Scales and Modes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Theory
"A Bird's Eye View" offers an experiential approach to improvising and composing. Seeing, feeling, and of course, hearing your music as it unfolds is the goal.
Unfinished
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Inspired by a riveting panel discussion with musicians & dance-makers on intersections between improvisation and composition at the 2013 Improvisation Summit of Portland, this book expands the conversation to 14 musicians and choreographers. Participants include: Linda Austin, John Butcher, Ben Goldberg, Buke and Gase, Tatsuya Nakatani and Nate Wooley.
How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
“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.