Master Accordion Scale Book (Book)
With Jazz Scale Studies
This book has been designed to develop the professional or recreational accordionist further toward advanced musicianship. Why do we practice scales? The great jazz accordionist, Art Van Damme, when asked what he practiced, replied, "Only the fundamentals!" The fundamental classical and jazz scales with explanations are presented here in a clear, concise format. For best results use this book with or after the Chord Melody Method for Accordion.
Product Number:
99762
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
80
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-6708-7
ISBN13:
978-07866-6708-6
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/8/2004
This book has been designed to develop the professional or recreational accordionist further toward advanced musicianship. Why do we practice scales? The great jazz accordionist, Art Van Damme, when asked what he practiced, replied, "Only the fundamentals!" The fundamental classical and jazz scales with explanations are presented here in a clear, concise format. For best results use this book with or after the Chord Melody Method for Accordion.


Foreword  
Art Van Damme Dedication 
About the Author  
Warm up Exercises; One Octave Major Scales                
A Major to Cs Major                                              
F Major to Gf Major                                               
C Major and A Minor, 3rds and Chromatic Scale in 3rds                   
G Major and E Minor                                              
D Major and B Minor                                             
A Major and Fs Minor                                             
E Major and Cs Minor                                             
B Major and Ds Minor                                            
Cs Major, As Minor, F Major, D Minor                                
D Minor, Bf Major, G Minor                                        
G Minor, Ef Major, C Minor                                        
Af Major, F Minor, Df Major                                        
Bf Minor, Gf Major, Ef Minor, Cf Major, Af Minor                      
Major Scales in Two Octaves, C to Df                                 
Gf to G                                                        
LH Major Scale, Unison, Contrary,RH Chromatic Scale                 
RH Chromatic Scale Descending, Both Hands in 3rds, 6ths, LH Chromatic Scale      
LH Harmonic Minor, Melodic, RH A Minor (Natural Minor)              
Minor Scale Theory                                               
D Melodic Minor to Gf Melodic Minor                                
G Melodic Minor to B Melodic Minor                                 
The Diminished Scale                                             
Diminished Scales, Augmented Scale                                 
Melodic Examples                                                
Root to Root Modes                                               
Modal Theory                                                   
Modal Theory                                                   
The Melodic Minor as Used in Jazz                                   
Pentatonic and Blues Scales                                         
Minor Pentatonic                                                 
The Four Primary Jazz Scales                                       
Blues Scales (Synthetic Pentatonics)                                  
Synthetic Pentatonic Examples                                      
G Scale Modes                                                  
D Scale Modes                                                  
A Scale Modes                                                  
E Scale Modes                                                   
B Scale Modes                                                   
B and Fs Scale Modes                                             
Fs Scale Modes                                                  
F Scale Modes                                                   
Bf Scale Modes                                                  
Ef Scale Modes                                                  
Af Scale Modes                                                  
Af and Df Scale Modes                                            
Df and Gf Scale Modes                                            
Gf Scale Modes                                                  
Brazeal (Original Jazz Samba Utilizing Jazz Scales and Chords)             
More Examples of Jazz Scales and Chords                             
Rockin The Blues                                                
Watch Your Bach                                                 

 
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