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Elements of the Jazz Language for the Developing Improvisor

By Jerry Coker

Composed by Jerry Coker. Reference Textbooks; Textbook - Jazz. Jazz. Book and CD. 156 pages. Alfred Music #00-SB300CD. Published by Alfred Music (AP.SB300CD).

Item Number: AP.SB300CD

ISBN 9781576238752. English.

A comprehensive book on jazz analysis and improvisation. Elements used in jazz improvisation are isolated for study: they are examined in recorded solos, suggestions are made for using each element in the jazz language, and specific exercises are provided for practicing the element.

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  • 5

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • February 29, 2008 Great Techniques and Tips

    This book should be used as a beginner's guide to patterns and thought process involved in improvisation in jazz music. I've only had it for a month and I'm really benefitting from its simple and effective style and techniques.

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