Clear Solutions For Jazz Improvisers by Jerry Coker. For any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice. Identifies and addresses the most common problems students encounter in jazz improv.. Beginner, intermediate, advanced. Book. 72 pages. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.CSI).
Legendary jazz educator Jerry Coker's newest contribution to jazz enlightenment, "Clear Solutions For Improvisers" identifies all of the most common problems Jerry has encountered in his many students over nearly 50 years as a master teacher. In clear, easy to understand instruction and concise musical examples, Jerry first defines the concept, explains its purpose and then presents its traditional usage. Concepts include guide tones, tri-tones, the jazz language, turnarounds, polychords, slash chords, ii/V7/Is, vehicle types, keeping your place, and much more. This book will greatly increase your understanding of the most essential jazz concepts all improvisers need to master.