Joe Mulholland - The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony
Joe Mulholland & Tom Hojnacki The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony PDF. Learn jazz harmony, as taught at Berklee College of Music. This text provides a strong foundation in harmonic principles, supporting further study in jazz composition, arranging, and improvisation. It covers basic chord types and their tensions, with practical demonstrations of how they are used in characteristic jazz contexts and an accompanying recording that lets you hear how they can be applied.
This book has everything you need to know about jazz harmony. It covers all the key topics and is crystal clear with numerous examples and exercises. It provides details about really all possibilities, but then highlights what is most commonly done in jazz progressions (and what should not be done). There are also very useful summaries of important points (e.g., summary of diatonic functions in minor key), which are extremely useful when key information is needed quickly. Anyone who wants to understand jazz harmony progressions should buy this book, from those who are just starting diatonic chord analysis to experts that want to compose more interesting progressions.
Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). 264 pages