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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Please know that Wikipedia is especially bad for music theory topics. Help improve my ear and vocabulary! Learn standards, use a fake book to help you with it but try to jazs it by ear first. Forums 40 TopicsPosts 2, Members 91, Our subscribers generally dislike this kind of behavior. Yes – I found “Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony” to be very useful – a different and very helpful approach to improvisation.

Disagreements and discussion are great, but hostility, insults, and so on aren’t. The above-listed resources are a thousand times more reliable! I’ve enjoyed the approach it has.

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Along the same lines, don’t just tell someone to Google the answer. Mark Levine’s book is the best resource out there.

Another book, “Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony”, is, perhaps, more of what you are looking for. Submit a new text post. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.

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Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. I found that I didn’t really understand most of the theory until I was able to play it on the piano I’m a saxophonist by trade. I haven’t got a clue where to start for improvisation, but assume you should reslurces on phrases over s. AdminGlobal ModMod. Ligln book is focused on outlines. I found the outlines became really useful when I figured out how to extend their length to double jaxz they last for a full measure of eight notes instead of just two beats when in eighth notes as shown thoughout most of his book.

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He also has a jazz piano book that’s top notch. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Which Bert Ligon book is best for studying improvisation? I would like to self learn jazz and am looking for a ligoj on the best way to go about doing It. It’s important that we get such posts taken down ASAP, so in addition to reporting, please message the mods if you see someone breaking Rule 2. Please Support Our Advertisers. Please Pass It On!

I can easily say the same thing about theory- I also didn’t understand a lot about chords and voice leading until i learned it on piano as well. Jazzology is a good alternative, a bit of a lighter read but still covers everything Bert Ligon has two other books, Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony and Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians. Help keep the forums up and running with a donationany amount is appreciated!

Log in or sign up in seconds. It has the occasional moment that isn’t total clear, but I just directed any questions to this subreddit and I’m having a good experience with it. Want to add to the discussion? 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.

Ear training apps and websites here! Great resource for basic charts, play-alongs, and ear training as it makes you learn the Heads by war. Good resource for learning jazz theory? How can you think like that at bpm? Happy New Year ! His third book, “Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians”, is more of an exercise book. There are multiple reasons why someone might prefer to get an answer from reddit instead.


Some have considered it especially useful for arrangers.

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Levine and actually buy it, but from what I’ve read on it, it’s an amazing tool for learning jazz theory. No homework help on specific assignments. I can’t actually help answer questions, but I can give you links to other times this question has been asked; maybe something useful is there, maybe nothing is useful I don’t like the coursers thing.

His other book, connecting chords with linear harmony resourcces a good, remedy against scale thinking. Transcribing tunes and solos is really important.

Subscribe Piano World PianoSupplies. Think berh it as a Hanon for your instrument. Been through approximately half of Jazzology. It seems kind of overcomplicated to me.

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Includes hundreds of examples and exercises”. They are not conducive to the informative atmosphere we’d like to maintain here. Most Online resoudces, Mar 21st, Any help greatly appreciated. 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.