I’m excited to present the building blocks that provide the foundation for jazz
improvisation. This book is geared toward the student who has already achieved
an intermediate level of sight-reading and technical facility, but who has
had limited exposure to jazz along the way.
This manual includes concepts such as: triads, chords, inversions, progressions,
drop 2, tensions and alterations, upper structure triads, diminished scales
and chords, arpeggiation, rhythm, approach notes, walking a bass line, comping,
the blues, 15 original tunes transcribed with playalong CD, and a list of
pianists and tunes that every aspiring jazz musicians should know!
Published by Hal Leonard