Shelton G. Berg – Essentials Of Jazz Theory Complete (3 Books)

Nov 01 2015

Shelton G. Berg – Essentials Of Jazz Theory Complete (3 Books)

Essentials of Jazz Theory is designed for jazz enthusiasts and musicians who want to learn jazz concepts and terminology. To get the most out of this course, it is recommended that you have a good understanding of basic theory, such as the lessons in Books 1-3 of Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory. The book contains lessons with both written and music reading exercises and ear-training and listening are addressed through the included CDs.
Each unit is complete with a review section. Playing and/or singing along with each example is encouraged throughout the book. Master jazz with ease using this complete course!
With this book, you will: learn the essentials of jazz music through concise lessons; practice your jazz music reading and writing skills in the exercises; improve you listening and ear training skills with the CDs; and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. You are encouraged to play and/or sing the musical examples throughout, at first along with the enclosed recording, and then on your own.

Titles include:

  • Basic Elements (Melody, Harmony, Rhythm, Texture, Form)
  • Swing Feel, Swing Eighth Notes, Swing Groove
  • Syncopation, Bebop Style, Lick, Line & Melodic Soloing
  • Major Triad, Major Scale, Consonance
  • Major Seventh Chords, Chord Changes
  • Tonic Function, Scalar Melody, Passing & Neighboring Tones
  • Dissonant 4th and Resolution
  • Subdominant Major Seventh Chords
  • Voice Leading for Tonic & Subdominant Major Seventh Chords
  • Modes, Lydian Scale
  • Hierarchy of 3rd and 7th
  • Major 9th Chords, Major 6/9 Chords, Major Pentatonic Scale
  • Grace Notes, Scoops & Turns
  • Dominant 7th & 9th Chords, Dominant Function
  • Resolution of V7 Chords, Tendency Tones and Tritone
  • V7 – IMA7 Common Tones and Voice Leading
  • Dominant Scale (Mixolydian), Bebop Dominant Scale
  • “Bluesy” Dominant Chords, Blue Notes, 12-bar Blues Progression, Blues Scale
  • Glossary & Index of Term & Symbols Melody
  • Walking Bass Lines
  • Walking Bass Lines in the Circle of Fifths, Two-Note Voicings
  • Comping & Comp Rhythms, Voice Leading
  • Brazilian Bass Lines& Comping Patterns
  • Minor 7th and 9th Chords (MI7, MI9) & Inversions
  • Supertonic Function – iiMI7 and iiMI9 Chords
  • Resolution of iiMI7 to V7
  • The ii-V-I Turnaround Progression
  • Jazz Language – Combined Scale/Arpeggio & “The ii-V Lick”
  • Jazz Language – Triplet Arpeggio and “The Bebop Dominant Lick”
  • Dominant 13th (13) Chords & ii-V-I Voicings
  • Passing Minor +7 Chord (MI(+7)) & Progression
  • Tonicisation of the IV Chord
  • The ii-V Turnaround to IV
  • Melody for the Turnaround to IV
  • II Dominant Seventh Chords (II7)
  • II7 (#11) Chords, Lydian Dominant Scale, I Augmented Chord Extension (I+)
  • Diminished 7th Chords (?7) & Diminished Scales
  • Diminished 7th Function & Melodic Language
  • VI7 (b9) Chord, The Turnback Progression
  • AABA Standard Song Form – “Take the ‘A’ Train” Progression
  • Jazz Language – Chromatic! Leading Tones, Bebop Scales
  • Jazz Language – Auxiliary “Enclosure” Tones
  • The Jazz Blues Progression, Finding the Chromatics
  • Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols Jazz Language – Melodic Soloing & Melodic Sequence
  • Afro-Cuban Jazz – Clave & Tumbau
  • Afro-Cuban Jazz – Cascara & Montuno
  • Drop-Two Voicings
  • Minor 11th Chords (MI11) & Sus Chords (SUS7)
  • Minor Tonic Chord (iMI (MA7), iMI6/9), Jazz Minor Scale
  • Minor ii-V Turnaround, Half-Diminished Chord & V7(b9)
  • Resolutions and Voice Leading
  • Jazz Language – Scales for the Half-Diminished Chord
  • Jazz Language – Harmonic-Minor Scale & Lick for V7(b9)
  • Turnaround to iv in Minor Keys
  • Minor Turnback, VI7-V7(b9)-i Cadence
  • Blues Scale in Minor Keys, Minor Pentatonic & Pentatonic/Blues Scales
  • Turnarounds to III, VI and VII in Minor Keys
  • Minor 12-Bar Blues Progression
  • Minor Turnarounds in Major Keys – to ii and vi
  • Minor Turnaround in Major Keys – to iii, Deceptive Cadence (Backdoor Cadence)
  • Altered Dominant Chords (VALT)
  • Jazz Language – Diminished Scale for Dominant Chords & Altered Dominant Cell
  • Jazz Language – Altered Dominant Lick and Scale
  • Step-Down Progression
  • IV–I (Plagal) Progressions, Backdoor Progressions
  • I-VI Progressions
  • ABAC Standard Song Form
  • Slash Chords
  • Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols

Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). 122 pages

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