This product is a total of EIGHT PDF documents, and four bonus songs.
Jazz Theory Bundle is a collection of thorough information in short form, and comprises essential considerations in jazz harmony. It includes practical lists on instrumentation and inspiring ideas for practicing improvisation.
Jazz Theory Bundle includes "Chords, Functions & Scales", "Upper Structure Triads", "The New Chord Symbols", "Improvisation Ideas", "Patterns & Exercises", "Musical Instruments: Range & Transposition", "Key Signatures and Scales" and "Score Templates" all in one affordable package.
CHORDS, FUNCTIONS & SCALES
A comprehensive reference of all basic chords, tonal functions and scales; diatonic, secondary dominants, subdominant minor, substitute dominants, passing diminished and blues chords, with industrywide accepted terminology and the correct default harmonic solutions to each situation.
UPPER STRUCTURE TRIADS
The mysteries of Upper Structure Triads unveiled. Contemporary and make-sense solutions to all scales and harmonic situations. Includes the common and uncommon triads derived from each harmonic scale, and instructions on how to find upper structure triads.
THE NEW CHORD SYMBOLS
Never be in the dark anymore on what the chord symbols mean. Including the new standard for chord symbols, diats, triads, and all common and some less common four-note chords are learned in no time. Traditional names and pronunciation also included for convenience.
Listen, learn, apply. Practical advice and analysis for students of all levels. The ten example tunes feature helpful tips on how to approach improvising on any song, what to look for and which approach may be helpful when tackling various harmonic situations. By learning the approach from these ten songs, improvising on other songs will be fun and easy.
PATTERNS & EXERCISES
Exercises increase dexterity and develop awareness over technical obstacles, fingering and positions. However, rather than merely playing scales up and down, playing various patterns also increase harmonic knowledge. When practicing these patterns over chord scales, improvisation over harmonies becomes easier. In addition to diatonic patterns and exercises, a few symmetrical multi-tonic patterns are included.
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: RANGE & TRANSPOSITION
A comprehensive reference to all common instrument ranges in transposed and sounding pitch. Instrument groups include writing for all acoustic and electric keyboards, pitched percussion, brass, woodwinds, plucked and bowed strings. Several less common instruments also included.
KEY SIGNATURES & SCALES
The easy reference to learning major and harmonic minor scales in all keys, including key signatures. Correct enharmonic notes used as approved by all respected music scholars. Additionally other minor scales and church key related major and minor scales presented.
Print out these score templates at any time, never need to buy music paper again. This practical set includes the ten most useful score formats: Three sizes of blank music staves, Lead Sheet format, Piano, Treble & Piano, Two Treble & Piano, Bass & Piano, Big Band and String Quartet formats.
released December 7, 2014
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