Essential Jazz Lines: The Style of Charlie Parker, Alto Sax (eBook + Online Audio)
with play-along CD!
Charlie Parker was arguably one of the most influential jazz musicians to have ever lived. This text presents numerous jazz lines in Charlie's style, grouped by their application in a given harmonic content. Students will learn to connect lines to play over ii-V-I progressions, turnarounds and other harmonic frameworks. To facilitate proficiency in all twelve keys, each section of the book has a chordal play-along that modulates around the circle of fourths. Some of the techniques used in Charlie Parker sty ...more
Product Number:
99647BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
32
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5793-4
ISBN13:
978-16106-5793-8
Series:
Essential Jazz Lines
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/19/2011
Charlie Parker was arguably one of the most influential jazz musicians to have ever lived. This text presents numerous jazz lines in Charlie's style, grouped by their application in a given harmonic content. Students will learn to connect lines to play over ii-V-I progressions, turnarounds and other harmonic frameworks. To facilitate proficiency in all twelve keys, each section of the book has a chordal play-along that modulates around the circle of fourths. Some of the techniques used in Charlie Parker style will also be discussed with examples provided. This will help musicians analyze each of the ideas presented, further ensuring their mastery.
Introduction 
1- Guide Tones 
Bebop Scales 
3 to b9 
Playing the Upper-Structure of Chords 
Targeting
2- Minor Chord Material 
3- Dominant Chord Material
4- Short ii-V Material
5- Long ii-V Material 
6- Major Chord Material 
7- Minor ii-V Material
8- Turnarounds
9-Play Along Recordings
-Short ii-V-I 
-Long ii-V-I 
-Minor ii-V-i 
-Progression similar to “Pent Up House”
-Progression similar to “Confi rmation”
10-Solo Using Parker Lines
 
Audio Sample 1
Series: Essential Jazz Lines
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