Connecting chords with Linear harmony by Bert Ligon. Hi Folks, Probably like some of you I received a number of jazz related books/references. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony book by Bert Ligon to learn genuine improvisation. Read lessons, techniques and more. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony has 63 ratings and 0 reviews. (Jazz Book). A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and.

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One develops a sense for where one is inside a longer melodic line — and that has been very valuable to me, since I normally felt I was just “somewhere” in the scale or arp.

Good voiceleading like this is the key to playing changes. Here is an unsolicited review from our forums from “dnarkosis” I’ve used this book for some time now and have found it enormously useful. How to Play Bossa Nova. Tamar rated it liked it Dec 31, Sign In to LearnJazzPiano. I do encourage you to start a notebook with your own favorite linesplay them till you own them and can call them out anytime.

Chances are, if there is a “2” to “5” movement, it is likely that it is ii to some kind of V7. Originally Posted by DanPerezSax.


Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony I just ordered this book on Amazon, looking forward to reading it! Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Review: Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony by Bert Ligon

You can always double time these lines later for 16 but the 8th note line that moves through the changes landing ber keeps the listener and the player interesting and solid. Volume 2 has 14 jazz piano exercises and tricks of the trade, and quite a bit of it is Calypso jazz piano related material, including some Monty Alexander and Michel Camilo style grooves.

You need to eventually hear lines that will work within your style that are from you.

I have practiced the patterns and variations using BIAB sequences going through all major and minor ii-V-I’s with 1 2 chords to a bar and 2 1 chord to a bar and, of course, using l. Contact us for submission guidelines.

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

This has helped me create my own favorite lines that I write down in my own notebook. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. I guess the reall trick is learning to flesh out the basic quarter note outlines with passing notes, chromatic approaches harjony, to extend these to the longer ii-V7-I.

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I think many times this derived scale approach will result in a typical chord-scale relationship, but not always. I like to think of Stella by Starlight as starting out in the 4m7 harmnymoving to it’s V7, then to ii, then V7, etc Mark Bosko rated it liked it Nov 23, You get a pitch collection native to both.

The tune is in F and there is an E7 11 you want to play on Open Preview See a Problem? Cody Miller rated it it was amazing Oct 22, bedt An interesting technique I recently found is using derived scales native to a tune’s key sig and chords.

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