(Guitar Educational). Expand your guitar knowledge with the Guitar Lesson Goldmine series! Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics, each lesson in this Jazz volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard notation and tablature. You'll also get extremely useful tips, scale diagrams, chord grids, photos and more to reinforce your learning experience, plus access to online recordings featuring performance demos of all the examples in the book! A huge variety of jazz guitar styles and techniques are covered, including: modes, arpeggios, basic comping, blues comping, turnaround improvisation, chord tones, tritone substitution, scale sequences, pentatonics, sus chords, polyphonic harmony, and much more! The audio files are accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be downloaded or streamed. They include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
(Piano Instruction). Expand your keyboard knowledge with the Keyboard Lesson Goldmine series! The series contains four books: Blues, Country, Jazz, and Rock. Each volume features 100 individual modules that cover a giant array of topics. Each lesson includes detailed instructions with playing examples. You'll also get extremely useful tips and more to reinforce your learning experience, plus two audio CDs featuring performance demos of all the examples in the book! 100 Jazz Lessons includes scales, modes and progressions; Latin jazz styles; improvisation ideas; harmonic voicings; building your chops; and much more!
(Bass Instruction). Expand your bass knowledge with the Bass Lesson Goldmine series! Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics, each lesson in this Jazz volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard notation and tablature. You'll also get extremely useful tips, scale diagrams, chord grids, photos, and more to reinforce your learning experience plus access to online audio featuring performance demos of all the examples in the book! A huge variety of jazz bass styles, techniques, and concepts are covered, including: lessons for upright and electric bass; warm-ups; string crossing; fretting hand independence; hand synchronicity; sound and projection; tenths; jazz waltz; pedal points; interval cycles; beat manipulation; various scales; tritone substitution; using a bow; and much more! The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
What Duke Ellington and Miles Davis teach us about leadership
How do you cope when faced with complexity and constant change at work? Hereâs what the worldâs best leaders and teams do: they improvise. They invent novel responses and take calculated risks without a scripted plan or a safety net that guarantees specific outcomes. They negotiate with each other as they proceed, and they donât dwell on mistakes or stifle each otherâs ideas. In short, they say Âyes to the messâ that is todayâs hurried, harried, yet enormously innovative and fertile world of work.
This is exactly what great jazz musicians do. In this revelatory book, accomplished jazz pianist and management scholar Frank Barrett shows how this improvisational Âjazz mind-setâ and the skills that go along with it are essential for effective leadership today. With fascinating stories of the insights and innovations of jazz greats such as Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins, as well as probing accounts of the wisdom gleaned from his own experience as a jazz musician, Barrett introduces a new model for leading and collaborating in organizations.
He describes how, like skilled jazz players, leaders need to master the art of unlearning, perform and experiment simultaneously, and take turns soloing and supporting each other. And with examples that range from manufacturing to the military to high-tech, he illustrates how organizations must take an inventive approach to crisis management, economic volatility, and all the rapidly evolving realities of our globally connected world.
Leaders today need to be expert improvisers. Yes to the Mess vividly shows how the principles of jazz thinking and jazz performance can help anyone who leads teams or works with them to develop these critical skills, wherever they sit in the organization.
Engaging and insightful, Yes to the Mess is a seminar on collaboration and complexity, against the soulful backdrop of jazz.
(Faber Piano Adventures ). BigTime Piano Jazz & Blues is a great collection of jazz and blues pieces. Standards such as "Take the 'A' Train" and "Desafinado" provide an introduction to basic jazz styles such as swing and bossa nova. Other moods and styles are featured in classics such as "Autumn Leaves," "Misty," and "Night Train," and in original compositions such as "Equinox" and "Big City Blues." The book is arranged for the intermediate-level pianist and is especially written to create a "big" sound while remaining within the level. View Helpful Introductory Videos Here
(Jazz Play Along). The Hal Leonard Jazz Play-Along Series is the ultimate tool for all jazz musicians. In this special instructional edition, the II-V-I progression is covered in detail from chords and scales to major and minor progressions to melodic and harmonic patterns and variations. And in true Jazz Play-Along fashion, there are plenty of play-along tracks based on this ubiquitous progression, so you can immediately apply the concepts you learn in a musical context. For study, the play-along examples include a split track with melody cues, professional rhythm tracks, removable bass part and removable piano part. For performance, the play-along examples have an additional full-stereo accompaniment track (without melody). With this package you'll be introduced to the II-V-I progression, chords and scales, outlining chords over II-V-I, playing scales over II-V-I, simple patterns for II-V-I, condensed progression and other time signatures, improvisation, practice tunes, and more! The audio is accessed online for download or streaming and includes PLAYBACK+ tools such as tempo adjustment, looping, and panning.
Scales, chords, and exercises to help improve jazz improvisation and theory. This book is designed for students who know how to read music and want to improve their knowledge of jazz technique and theory. FAQ: What scales does this book include? All seven modal scales, five of the seven melodic minor modal scales, all whole tone scales, diminished scales, pentatonic and blues scales. Transcribed in every key! The full list is: Lydian, Ionian, Mixolydian, Dorian, Aeolian, Phrygian, Locrian, Lydian Augmented, Lydian Dominant, Ascending Melodic Minor, Half Diminished, Altered Dominant, Whole Tone, Diminished (Whole Step-Half Step and Half Step-Whole Step), Pentatonic and Blues Scales. Just the scales? Absolutely not! Each scale family includes exercises for practicing the melodies and harmonies produced by that scale. Are there exercises for each scale? Each exercise is written in one key, e.g. F Lydian, C Ionian, etc. You are strongly encouraged to learn the exercises in every key, but transcribing them in every key would require a book forty times longer! I know how to read music, but Iâm new to jazz. Is this a good book for me? This is the perfect book for you! The essential melodic and harmonic tools for jazz improvisation are all here. This is a great way to increase your knowledge of jazz improvisation and theory. I am completely new to music. Is this a good book for me? Unfortunately, you need to know how to read music before using this book. Please come back to it when you know the basics and are ready to begin playing jazz!
A supplement to Alfred's Basic Piano Library, this series is designed for students and teachers with limited or no experience in jazz and rock music styles. Perfect for individuals and group instruction and playable on both acoustic and electronic keyboards.
(Musicians Institute Press). This one-on-one lesson with Musicians Institute instructor Peter Deneff features 50 exercises for the beginning to intermediate level pianist, covering: bebop lines * chord symbols * chord voicings * melodic and harmonic exercises * musical and useful melodic patterns * swing 8ths * and more. Makes a good warmup! The price of this book includes access to backing tracks online, for download or streaming. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.