Item Details

Print View

Foundations for Improvisers and Further Concepts

Jon Gordon
Format
Book
Published
New York : Jon Gordon Press, 2013.
Language
English
Summary
Saxophonist Gordon discusses basic and advanced ideas for improvisation in jazz, including chapters on scales, intervals, rhythm, basic progressions, be-bop, polytonality, pitch cells, and more.
Contents
  • Introduction. Lesson 1. Scales
  • 2. Intervals
  • 3. Basic Jazz Harmony and Modes of the Major Scale
  • 4. Examining the Diminished scale
  • 5. Other Options on a Dominant chord
  • 6. Rhythmic Ideas
  • 7. Ear Training
  • 8. ii-7 V7 I's and other forms in all 12 keys
  • 9. Tunes and Reading
  • 10. Approach Tones
  • 11. Typical be-bop substitutions
  • Introduction to Book Two. 12. Other Ideas on Blues, Rhythm Changes and Turnarounds
  • 13. Giant Steps
  • 14. Tunes
  • 15. Polytonality
  • 16. Composition and Arranging
  • 17. Functional and Non-Functional Harmony and Thoughts on Form and History
  • 18. Odd Meters
  • 19. Some Rhythmic Ideas and Thoughts on the Creative Process
  • 20. Pitch Cells
  • 21. Approach Tones, Chromatic Playing, Reference Points, Binary code, Putting it all together
  • 22. Final Thoughts.
Description
60 pages ; 28 cm
Publisher no.
JGP1 Jon Gordon Press
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 01877cam a2200301Ma 4500
    001 u6426749
    003 SIRSI
    005 20150528114025.0
    008 140219s2013 nyu 000 0 eng d
    028
    3
    0
    a| JGP1 b| Jon Gordon Press
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)871436554
    040
      
      
    a| TDF b| eng c| TDF d| OCLCQ d| VMC d| OCLCO
    050
    1
    4
    a| MT68 b| .G67 2013
    100
    1
      
    a| Gordon, Jon.
    245
    1
    0
    a| Foundations for improvisers and further concepts / c| Jon Gordon.
    264
      
    1
    a| New York : b| Jon Gordon Press, c| 2013.
    300
      
      
    a| 60 pages ; c| 28 cm
    336
      
      
    a| text b| txt 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| unmediated b| n 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| volume b| nc 2| rdacarrier
    505
    0
      
    a| Introduction. Lesson 1. Scales -- 2. Intervals -- 3. Basic Jazz Harmony and Modes of the Major Scale -- 4. Examining the Diminished scale -- 5. Other Options on a Dominant chord -- 6. Rhythmic Ideas -- 7. Ear Training -- 8. ii-7 V7 I's and other forms in all 12 keys -- 9. Tunes and Reading -- 10. Approach Tones -- 11. Typical be-bop substitutions -- Introduction to Book Two. 12. Other Ideas on Blues, Rhythm Changes and Turnarounds -- 13. Giant Steps -- 14. Tunes -- 15. Polytonality -- 16. Composition and Arranging -- 17. Functional and Non-Functional Harmony and Thoughts on Form and History -- 18. Odd Meters -- 19. Some Rhythmic Ideas and Thoughts on the Creative Process -- 20. Pitch Cells -- 21. Approach Tones, Chromatic Playing, Reference Points, Binary code, Putting it all together -- 22. Final Thoughts.
    520
      
      
    a| Saxophonist Gordon discusses basic and advanced ideas for improvisation in jazz, including chapters on scales, intervals, rhythm, basic progressions, be-bop, polytonality, pitch cells, and more.
    650
      
    0
    a| Improvisation (Music)
    650
      
    0
    a| Jazz x| Instruction and study.
    994
      
      
    a| Z0 b| VA@
    596
      
      
    a| 12
    999
      
      
    a| MT68 .G67 2013 w| LC i| X031647039 l| STACKS m| MUSIC t| BOOK
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Google Preview

Google Books Preview
Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Music Stacks N/A Available