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Fiddle Jam

Finally! A Way-Cool Easy Way to Learn How to Improvise

By Geoffrey Fitzhugh Perry

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Cello, Viola, Violin
Finally! A Way-Cool Easy Way to Learn How to Improvise. Jazz Instruction. Improvisation, Jazz, Blues, Folk, Play Along. Instructional book (softcover) and examples CD. With introductory text, instructional text, black & white photos, instructional photos, illustrations, fingerings, standard notation and examples CD. 46 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.695716).

Item Number: HL.695716

ISBN 0634049275. 9x12 inches.

Take a walk on the wild side with your violin or fiddle (or viola or cello)! This book/CD pack is designed to introduce players ranging from first year students to clasically trained professionals to modern improv-based jazz, blues, rock, cajun, funk and other hybrid styles. Its "just jam along and you can't go wrong" approach teaches two-string symmetrical fingering blocks called EZ-Zones to encourage new improvisers into a more creative state earlier in their musical development.

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  • 1

    Anonymous
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    Advanced
  • 2009-02-18 00:00:00.0 For advanced fiddle player

    The music is good if you can follow what is going on. The reason for the book is to learn not just to listen to something that is too hard. More explanation would be good.

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    Anonymous
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    Pittsburgh
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2008-09-23 00:00:00.0 Not right for 2nd year student

    I bought this for my son who is an 11 year old cello player. He loves the cello and loves playing everything from Bach to Stephen Foster; additionally he has excellent pitch. However i have tried to encourage him to just "jam" once in a while, to try and follow...

    along with the music while listenting to blue grass or the Greatful Dead or whatever, and he just can't get there. So i thought this would be good. I probably should have asked his teacher before i bought the book...anyway his teacher said that Ian needed another year or two of careful instruction before introducing the "improv". Anyhow, thanks.

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  • 5

    Julianne Toenjes
    Location:
    Palm Springs, Ca
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2007-05-20 00:00:00.0 Imaginative, informative and delightful

    Now that I'm starting to "get it", improvising doesn't seen quite as scary. I really like this CD, and listening to Geoffrey ( because he's fun and I think really good. I think it would be helpful to also have a second recording of each piece, with only...

    the background musicians playing (like music minus one).

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  • 5

    Anonymous
    Location:
    Philadelphia PA
    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • 2003-10-17 00:00:00.0 Fiddle Jam your way to jazz violin

    This purchase is well worth your mony. This book starts from beginner right to advanced. there's something for everyone. Its a fun way to learn to improvise. I thought this was a great instructional Book & CD. I listen to the CD and found it great in and of itself...

    . Easy to understand charts that become prgressivly more advanced as you become more advanced.

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