Jazz Theory Resources. Volume 2. Series: Jazz Book. Publisher: Houston Publishing, Inc. Composer: Bert Ligon. Jazz Theory Resources is a jazz theory text in. I am thinking about getting a theory book. I already have Mark Levine’s The Jazz Theory book I want to have one more jazz theory book and I. vii INTRODUCTION I. REVIEW of BASIC THEORY MATERIALS 1 Chromatic Scale 2 Intervals and Inversions 3 Major Scale Construction 4 Minor Scale.

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This book is focused on outlines. Which Bert Ligon book is best for studying improvisation? Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. His third book, “Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians”, is more of an exercise book.


Any help greatly appreciated. Jazzology is a good alternative, a bit of tneory lighter read but still covers everything Bert Ligon has two other books, Connecting Chords Reosurces Linear Harmony and Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians.

Want to add to the discussion? Think of it as a Hanon for your instrument. Jazzology is a good alternative, a bit of a lighter read but still covers everything. I haven’t got a clue where to start for improvisation, but assume you should start on phrases over s. Includes berrt of examples and exercises”.

Ear training apps and websites here! How can you think like that at bpm? Mark Levine’s book is the best resource out there.

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It is against the Academic Beft Policy of most schools and courses. Hi, I’m just wondering which book out of “Jazz Theory Resources” and “Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians” is more aimed at the subject of improvisation. Be civil and constructive. Been through approximately half of Jazzology. Mechanical and computed, and not musical and artistic enough. I found that Theoory didn’t really understand most of the theory until I was able to play it on the piano I’m a saxophonist by trade.

It seems kind of overcomplicated to me. Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Its subtitle is “A Study of three basic outlines used in jazz improvisation and composition, based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists. The Jazz Theory ilgon by Mark Levine is a very well written, and easy to read, with lots of visual examples.


A few simple tunes to start on: I find it too No homework help on specific jazzz.

Happy New Year ! He also has jzzz jazz piano book that’s top notch. Some have considered it especially useful for arrangers. I’ve enjoyed the approach it has. They are not conducive to the informative atmosphere we’d like to maintain here.

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