Improvisation in Jazz

towards a sociological method
  • 33 Pages
  • 0.76 MB
  • English
[Department of Sociology, University of Manchester] , [Manchester]
StatementPete Martin.
SeriesManchester sociology occasional papers -- no.45
The Physical Object
Pagination33p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15316116M
ISBN 10094618044X

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Jazz improvisation is the process of spontaneously creating fresh melodies over the continuously repeating cycle of chord changes of a tune. The improviser may depend on the contours of the original tune, or solely on the possibilities of the chords' harmonies.

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It is the best book on jazz piano harmony, but when it comes to improvisation, the best choice is to study from books which are for saxophone players. EVERYTHING about improvisation you can find in books by Jerry Bergonzi called Inside Improvisation for All Instruments 7 Volume Set By Jerry Bergonzi (volumes )!!.

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Some teachers may say “don’t learn from books,” but I strongly believe you should get what you can from any source of information available (including books, DVDs and websites). (Oil painting by Wivica) In the early days of jazz, improvisation was a skill purely guided by the ear.

Although this approach is still used by some, most jazz players now use their knowledge of chords, chord progressions and chord-scale relationships as the basis of their improvisation. This is the approach of the many Tertiary Jazz Institutions around the world.

Jazz improvisation is the spontaneous invention of melodic solo lines or accompaniment parts. It is one of the defining elements of jazz. Improvisation is composing on the spot, when a singer or instrumentalist invents melodies and lines over a chord progression played by rhythm section instruments (piano, guitar, double bass) and accompanied by drums.

But jazz improvisation is not about scales. Jazz is about learning a language (more on that soon). Don’t worry so much about which scale to play over this chord or that chord. Myth #3: You need to know a lot of music theory.

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