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Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory, Book 1

By Shelly Berg

Book 1. Composed by Shelly Berg. NAMM Best in Show; Parents' Choice; Reference Textbooks; Textbook - Jazz; Theory; iParenting Media Award. Essentials of Jazz Theory. Jazz. Book and CD. 40 pages. Alfred Music #00-20806. Published by Alfred Music (AP.20806).

Item Number: AP.20806

ISBN 9780739030851. English.

Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory is designed for jazz enthusiasts and musicians who want to learn jazz concepts and terminology. To get the most out of this course, it is recommended that you have a good understanding of basic theory, such as the lessons in Books 1-3 of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory. The book contains lessons with both written and music reading exercises and ear-training and listening are addressed through the included CDs. Each unit is complete with a review section. Playing and/or singing along with each example is encouraged throughout the book. Master jazz with ease using this complete course!

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  • 3

    Sydney, Australia
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  • May 01, 2007 Not too bad!!

    Should be used in conjunction with other theory methods. Great Aural activities. Has a good understanding of the feel of jazz but doesn't always give enough information for the student to complete the activities without the aid of an experienced teacher.

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