Encyclopedia of Scales, Modes and Melodic Patterns (eBook)
95736EB
Not just another book of scales and patterns, this is a method that trains the mind, the ears and the fingers to work in perfect synchronization to respond instantaneously to any given chord progression. This ability is of paramount importance to any musician who wants to improvise in the jazz idiom. Leading jazz players have used this method for years, but this is the first time it has been published in book form. The author offers a comprehensive guide to improvisation on any instrument through chord chan ...more
Product Number:
95736EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
96
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
160974120X
ISBN13:
978-16097-4120-4
Series:
Encyclopedia
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/7/2010
Not just another book of scales and patterns, this is a method that trains the mind, the ears and the fingers to work in perfect synchronization to respond instantaneously to any given chord progression. This ability is of paramount importance to any musician who wants to improvise in the jazz idiom. Leading jazz players have used this method for years, but this is the first time it has been published in book form. The author offers a comprehensive guide to improvisation on any instrument through chord changes in any key. A great source book for dozens of scales from the traditional major and minor forms to the modal scales used by jazz musicians. Even scales from other cultures Arabian, Balinese, Iranian, Hungarian, can be found here. A must-have for any musician who aspires to improvise with authority.
Encyclopedia of Scales, Modes and Melodic Patterns

Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3       The Melodic Minor Scale (Jazz Minor).................. 51


Practice Routine....................................................... 4

The Major Scale (Ionian Mode)............................... 5

C Major Ionian...................................................... 5

Major (Ionian) Scales........................................... 5

Major Scale Practice Routine............................... 6


The Lydian - Augmented Scale......................... 54

The Lydian Dominant Scale............................... 55

The Locrian #2 Scale.......................................... 56

The Super Locrian Scale.................................... 57

Alternating Locrian #2 - Super Locrian and


 

More Major Scale Studies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

8

 

Jazz Minor Scales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

58

Major Scale Melodic Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

9

 

Choosing the Right Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

59

Abbreviated  Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

13

 

The Jazz Minor Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

60

Major Scale Diatonic Intervals . . . . . . . . . . . .

14

 

Alternating Jazz Minor Scales . . . . . . . . . . . .

61

Inverted Intervals  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

15

 

The Major Pentatonic Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

62

Major Chords  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

16

 

Major Pentatonic Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

63

Major Triad Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

17

 

Modes of the Major Pentatonic Scale . . . . . . .

66

Major Sixth Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

18

 

The Minor Pentatonic Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

67

Major Seventh Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

19

 

The Blues Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

68

Major Ninth Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

20

 

Blues Scale Melodic Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . .

70

Modes Derived from the Major Scale. . . . . . .

21

 

Pentatonic Scales and the Perfect Fourth Interval

71

Modes of the C Major Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .

22

 

The Diminished Scale (Diminished 7th Chord) .

74

The Dorian Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

23

 

Diminished Scales  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

75

Dorian Mode Practice Routine . . . . . . . . . . . .

24

 

Diminished Scale Melodic Patterns  . . . . . . . .

76

Minor Chords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

26

 

The Half Step - Whole Step Diminished Scale

77

Minor Triad Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

27

 

Application of Diminished Scales . . . . . . . . .

77

Minor Sixth Chord Patterns  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

28

 

The Whole Tone Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

79

Minor Seventh Chord Patterns  . . . . . . . . . . . .

29

 

Whole Tone Scale Studies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

80

Minor Ninth Chord Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

30

 

Whole Tone Scale Melodic Patterns . . . . . . . .

81

The Phrygian Mode  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

31

 

Augmented Chords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

82

The Lydian Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

32

 

Dominant 7(+5) Chords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

83

The Mixolydian Mode/Dominant Seventh  Scale

33

 

Whole Tone Scale - Dominant 7(+5) Patterns

84

Mixolydian Mode Practice Routine . . . . . . . .

34

 

The Chromatic Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

85

Dominant Chords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

36

 

Scales from Other Cultures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

87

Dominant  Seventh Chord Patterns  . . . . . . . . .

37

 

Arabian Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

87

Dominant Ninth Chord Patterns . . . . . . . . . . .

38

 

Balinese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

88

The Aeolian Mode  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

39

 

Charhargan (Iranian) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

88

The Locrian Mode  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

40

 

Kurdish (same as the Phrygian Mode) . . . . . .

89

Alternating Dorian, Mixolydian, and Major

 

 

Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

89

Scales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

41

 

Gypsy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

90

The Harmonic Minor Scale  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

44

 

Hungarian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

90

Harmonic Minor Scale Practice Routine . . . .

45

 

The Bebop Scales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

91

The Modes of the Harmonic Minor Scale  . .  .

46

 

The Major Bebop Scale  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

91

The 2nd Mode of the Harmonic Minor Scale  .

47

 

Major Bebop Scale Practice Routine . . . . . . .

92

The 5th Mode of the Harmonic Minor Scale   .

48

 

The Dorian Bebop Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

93

The Minor #7 Chord  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

49

 

Dorian Bebop Practice Routine  . . . . . . . . . . .

94

Alternating the 2nd Mode, the 5th Mode,  and

 

 

The Mixolydian Bebop Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . .

95

the Harmonic Minor Scales . . . . . . . . . . . . .

50

 

Mixolydian Bebop Scale Practice Routine . .  .

96

 
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