Constructing Melodic Jazz Improvisation
by Brian Kane (www.JazzPath.com)
A "MUST HAVE" series!!! Constructing Melodic Jazz Improvisation contains detailed explanations and analysis of the creative and improvisational techniques musicians use for style, phrasing, solo development, and motivic improvisation in an easy to follow step-by-step format. Ten progressively difficult chapters, containing dozens of improvisational exercises, explore jazz improvisation from creative, melodic and technical perspectives. The book is designed to meet all of the national standards and frameworks for music education and is a comprehensive improvisational curriculum for both individuals and classes. The book includes a 52 track play-a-long and demonstration CD and is available in Concert Key, Bass Clef, E Flat, and B Flat editions.
In addition, Brian will make available several free lessons that highlight information from each chapter. Here's an example:
Lesson 1 - Practicing Location Within Form
For more information, visit http://www.jazzpath.com