Encyclopedia of Scales, Modes and Melodic Patterns (eBook)
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.
Purpose                                        
Practice Routine  
The Major Scale (Ionian Mode)  
 C Major Ionian  
 Major (Ionian) Scales  
 Major Scale Practice Routine  
 More Major Scale Studies               
 Major Scale Melodic Patterns             
 Abbreviated  Patterns                      
 Major Scale Diatonic Intervals             
 Inverted Intervals 
 Major Chords                           
 Major Triad Patterns                       
 Major Sixth Patterns                     
 Major Seventh Patterns                   
 Major Ninth Patterns                     
 Modes Derived from the Major Scale       
 Modes of the C Major Scale               
The Dorian Mode                         
 Dorian Mode Practice Routine             
 Minor Chords                         
 Minor Triad Patterns                     
 Minor Sixth Chord Patterns               
 Minor Seventh Chord Patterns             
 Minor Ninth Chord Patterns               
The Phrygian Mode                       
The Lydian Mode                         
The Mixolydian Mode/Dominant Seventh  Scale
 Mixolydian Mode Practice Routine         
 Dominant Chords                          Scales from Other Cultures  
 Dominant  Seventh Chord Patterns            Arabian Scale 
 Dominant Ninth Chord Patterns            Balinese  
The Aeolian Mode                          Charhargan (Iranian)  
The Locrian Mode                          Kurdish (same as the Phrygian Mode)      
Alternating Dorian, Mixolydian, and Major Spanish  
   Scales                                  Gypsy   
The Harmonic Minor Scale                  Hungarian 
 Harmonic Minor Scale Practice Routine      The Bebop Scales 
 The Modes of the Harmonic Minor Scale      The Major Bebop Scale  
 The 2nd Mode of the Harmonic Minor Scale    Major Bebop Scale Practice Routine        
 The 5th Mode of the Harmonic Minor Scale    The Dorian Bebop Scale                  
 The Minor 7# Chord                      Dorian Bebop Practice Routine 
 Alternating the nd Mode, the th Mode,  and The Mixolydian Bebop Scale     
 the Harmonic Minor Scales              Mixolydian Bebop Scale Practice Routine     
 The Melodic Minor Scale (Jazz Minor) 
  The Lydian - Augmented Scale
  The Lydian Dominant Scale  
  The Locrian #2 Scale 
  The Super Locrian Scale 
   Alternating Locrian #2 - Super Locrian and
   Jazz Minor Scales    
Choosing the Right Scale
The Jazz Minor Scale  
Alternating Jazz Minor Scales
The Major Pentatonic Scale
Major Pentatonic Patterns  
Modes of the Major Pentatonic Scale 
The Minor Pentatonic Scale 
The Blues Scale  
Blues Scale Melodic Patterns 
 Pentatonic Scales and the Perfect Fourth Interval 
The Diminished Scale (Diminished th Chord) 
Diminished Scales  
Diminished Scale Melodic Patterns 
The Half Step - Whole Step Diminished Scale 
 Application of Diminished Scales  
 The Whole Tone Scale  
Whole Tone Scale Studies 
Whole Tone Scale Melodic Patterns 
Augmented Chords   
Dominant (+) Chords
Whole Tone Scale - Dominant (+) Patterns 
The Chromatic Scale    
 
 
Series: Encyclopedia
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