Jazz Theory Resources. Volume 2. Series: Jazz Book. Publisher: Houston Publishing, Inc. Composer: Bert Ligon. Jazz Theory Resources is a jazz theory text in. I am thinking about getting a theory book. I already have Mark Levine’s The Jazz Theory book I want to have one more jazz theory book and I. vii INTRODUCTION I. REVIEW of BASIC THEORY MATERIALS 1 Chromatic Scale 2 Intervals and Inversions 3 Major Scale Construction 4 Minor Scale.

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Log in or sign up in seconds. Be civil and constructive. Subscribe Piano World PianoSupplies. Levine and actually buy it, but from what I’ve read on it, it’s an amazing tool for learning jazz theory.

Hi, I’m just wondering which book out of “Jazz Theory Resources” and “Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians” is more aimed at the subject of improvisation. No homework help on specific assignments. Want to add to the discussion? Or by becoming a Subscribing member! It’s important that we get such posts taken down ASAP, so in addition to reporting, please message the mods if you see someone breaking Rule 2.

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New Topics – Multiple Forums. There are multiple reasons why someone might prefer to get an answer from reddit instead. I haven’t got a clue where to start for improvisation, but assume you should start on phrases over s.


I recommend them all, including those of Mark Levine. I found the outlines became really useful when I figured out how to extend their length to double so they last for a full measure of eight notes instead of just two beats when in eighth notes as shown thoughout most of his book.

I don’t like the coursers thing. Along the same lines, don’t just tell someone to Google the answer. Transcribing tunes and solos is really important. Disagreements and discussion are great, but hostility, insults, and so on aren’t. Which Bert Ligon book is best for studying improvisation? His other book, connecting chords with linear harmony is a good, remedy against scale thinking.

Bert Ligon: Jazz Theory Resources – Volume 2

Its subtitle is “A Study of three basic outlines used in jazz improvisation and composition, based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists. AdminGlobal ModMod. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

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Another book, “Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony”, is, perhaps, more of what you are looking for. It is against the Academic Honesty Policy of most schools and courses. Some have jaazz it especially useful for arrangers.


Mechanical and computed, and not musical and artistic enough. Includes hundreds of examples and exercises”. I found that I didn’t really understand most of the theory until I was able to play it on the piano I’m a saxophonist by trade. It seems kind of overcomplicated to me. A few simple tunes to start on: He also has a jazz piano book that’s top notch. Most Online 15, Mar 21st, This book is focused on outlines.

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Yes – I found “Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony” to be very useful – a different and very helpful approach to improvisation. His third book, “Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians”, is more of an exercise book. Use of this jzaz constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.

Bert Ligon’s two volume set, “Jazz Theory Resources”, is a recommended purchase. No memes, image macros, rage comics, Facebook screenshots, or other similar low-content material. Been through approximately half of Jazzology.

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