Symmetric Solutions: The Whole Tone Workbook Book/CD Set (eBook+Online Audio)
21295BCDEB
In a similar format to his other Mel Bay Publications, in Symmetric Solutions: The Whole Tone Workbook author Bruce Saunders uses exercises, etudes and chord progressions from jazz standards to explore the sound of the whole-tone scale, the augmented scale and drop-2, drop-3 and drop-2/4 chord voicings applicable to them. Blues, rhythm changes, Giant Steps, patterns, approach notes, "across the bar line" phrasing, examples from jazz greats such as Joe Henderson, Wes Montgomery, Mike Stern and Wayne Krantz a ...more
Product Number:
21295BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
80
Binding:
eBook
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-6191-1007-5
ISBN13:
978-16191-1007-6
Series:
None
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/28/2011
In a similar format to his other Mel Bay Publications, in Symmetric Solutions: The Whole Tone Workbook author Bruce Saunders uses exercises, etudes and chord progressions from jazz standards to explore the sound of the whole-tone scale, the augmented scale and drop-2, drop-3 and drop-2/4 chord voicings applicable to them. Blues, rhythm changes, Giant Steps, patterns, approach notes, "across the bar line" phrasing, examples from jazz greats such as Joe Henderson, Wes Montgomery, Mike Stern and Wayne Krantz among others. This book is full of great sounds that you can use on standard jazz progressions, vamps, funk tunes, Brazilian tunes -- whole-tone can be used just about anywhere. Includes access to online audio available.
I Chapter One: The Whole-Tone Scale
Introduction
Patterns
Etudes using Patterns
II Chapter Two: Chord Tones & Across the Bar Line Phrasing
Exercises starting from specific notes
Across the bar line phrasing
III Chapter Three: Approach Notes to Chord Tones
Examples of approach notes
Chord voicings
Practice Exercises with Arpeggios, Scales and Approach Notes
IV Chapter Four: The Augmented Scale
Explanation and use
Exercises and patterns on static chords
Chord voicings
Etudes and exercises on chord progressions
Exercises on "Giant Steps" chord changes
APPENDIX: Practice Chord Changes
Blues in F
Blues in Bf
"Autumn Leaves" changes
Rhythm changes in Bf
"Well, You Needn't" changes in F
"Giant Steps" changes
About the Author
 
Series: None
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