Blues Improvisation Complete

C Treble Instruments

  • Suggested Retail Price: $22.99
  • Format: Book/CD
  • Pages: 128
  • Dimensions: 9 x 12
  • ISBN: 0-634-00647-9
  • SKU: 50449425
  • Publication Date: July 24, 2002

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Basic Improvisation

Learn a step-by-step approach to improvisation that applies to all styles and any instrument. Develop your solos by studying the riffs and licks of legendary players, and learn to incorporate the inflexions, feel, and nuances of the masters into your own playing!

Specialist Improvisation Certificate Program

This program will help you master the art of spontaneous expression to become a more confident and creative soloist. You’ll begin by refining how you hear music with ear training. Next, you’ll learn how some of your favorite musicians create the music you love by transcribing their solos.

Master the art of blues improvisation.

Learn to play the blues in several styles – jazz, Latin, fusion, and funk with step-by-step instructions, practice tips, and a play-along CD. Even if you are a complete beginner, this easy-to-understand guide will have you improvising in no time!

Learn how to:

  • Create killer solos using the hundreds of great licks included
  • Get the sound of the blues under your fingers and into your ears, so you can keep your playing fresh, spontaneous, and original
  • Improve your sound, phrasing, and rhythm through technical studies and rhythmic exercises
  • Increase your confidence as an improviser using the practice routines in every section
  • Jam in a variety of styles with the rhythm section on the play-along CD

Develop essential skills in reading, technique, listening, rhythmic syncopation, performance, and solo composition. Learn to improvise over 12-bar blues in all keys and bring your musical ideas to life!

Authors

Jeff Harrington

Saxophonist Jeff Harrington is an active performer, recording artist, and educator, who has performed with Ricky Ford, the Gene Krupa…