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  • booksreddit.com:The Jazz Theory Book

    The Jazz Theory Book


    anyone know any good books on jazz harmonic theory?
    Endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, and others, The Jazz Theory Book presents all the information any student of jazz needs in an easy-to-understand, yet thorough, manner. For intermediate to advanced players, and written by one of the acknowledged masters of jazz, it is used by universities around the world.

  • booksreddit.com:The Jazz Piano Book

    The Jazz Piano Book


    Learn Jazz Theory
    The most highly acclaimed jazz piano method ever published! Over 300 pages with complete chapters on Intervals and triads, The major modes and II-V-I, 3-note voicings, Sus. and phrygian Chords, Adding notes to 3-note voicings, Tritone substitution, Left-hand voicings, Altering notes in left-hand Stride and Bud Powell voicings, Block chords, Comping …and much more! Endorsed by Kenny Barron, Down Beat, Jamey Aebersold, etc.

  • booksreddit.com:The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music

    The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music


    I play guitar normally but when I try to record my self , my hands start shaking and every single note is misplaced. even when I try to play in front of someone
    From Grammy-winning musical icon and legendary bassist Victor L. Wooten comes The Music Lesson, the story of a struggling young musician who wanted music to be his life, and who wanted his life to be great. Then, from nowhere it seemed, a teacher arrived. Part musical genius, part philosopher, part eccentric wise man, the teacher would guide the young musician on a spiritual journey, and teach him that the gifts we get from music mirror those from life, and every movement, phrase, and chord h…

  • booksreddit.com:Miles: The Autobiography

    Miles: The Autobiography


    TIL Miles Davis was invited to a White House dinner by Ronald Reagan. During dinner, Nancy Reagan turned to him and asked what he’d done with his life. Straight-faced, Davis replied: “Well, I’ve changed the course of music five or six times. What have you done except fuck the president?”
    For more than forty years Miles Davis has been in the front rank of American music. Universally acclaimed as a musical genius, Miles is one of the most important and influential musicians in the world. The subject of several biographies, now Miles speaks out himself about his extraordinary life.Miles: The Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back. For the first time Miles talks about his five-year silence. He speaks frankly and openly about his drug problem and how he overcame it….

  • booksreddit.com:Building Walking Bass Lines (Bass Builders)

    Building Walking Bass Lines (Bass Builders)


    15 year old upright player and looking for advice
    (Bass Instruction). A walking bass line is the most common approach to jazz bass playing, but it is also used in rock music, blues, rockabilly, R&B, gospel, Latin, country and many other types of music. The term ‘walking’ is used to describe the moving feeling that quarter notes create in the bass part. The specific goal of this book is to familiarize players with the techniques used to build walking bass lines and to make them aware of how the process works. Through the use of 90-minutes’ wo…

  • booksreddit.com:Jazz Theory Resources: Volume 1

    Jazz Theory Resources: Volume 1


    Trying to learn jazz is the most frustrating thing I’ve ever done
    (Jazz Book). Jazz Theory Resources is a jazz theory text in two volumes. Volume I (00030458, $39.95) includes: review of basic theory, rhythm in jazz performance, basic tonal materials, triadic generalization, diatonic harmonic progressions and harmonic analysis, substitutions and turnarounds, common melodic outlines, and an overview of voicings. Volume II (00030459, $29.95) includes: modes and modal frameworks, quartal harmony, other scales and colors, extended tertian structures and triadic…

  • booksreddit.com:The Chord Scale Theory and Jazz Harmony

    The Chord Scale Theory and Jazz Harmony


    Good websites for studying jazz?
    Jazz harmony, as taught at the Berklee College of Music is based on the so called Chord Scale Theory. This method – further developed – is now available as a comprehensive textbook for the first time. Emerged from practice and designed for practical use, it provides theoretical knowledge necessary for improvisation, composing, and arranging.

  • booksreddit.com:Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony (Jazz Book)

    Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony (Jazz Book)


    Good websites for studying jazz?
    (Jazz Book). A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and composition, based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists.