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Jazz Keyboard Harmony

By Lee Evans

By Lee Evans. Evans Piano Education. 112 pages. Edward B. Marks Music #M921. Published by Edward B. Marks Music (HL.9036).

Item Number: HL.9036

9x12 inches.

The definitive, comprehensive chord workbook in jazz improvisation. Covers chord substitution, voice leading, interpretation of chord symbols. Complete theoretical information. Brings improvising ability to all pianists. Intermediate level. Suggested realizations provided in appendix. 108 pages.

  • Part I 
  • Introduction 
  • Basic Theoretical Information 
  • Scales 
  • Major Scales 
  • Minor Scales 
  • Relative Minor Scales 
  • Tonic Minor Scales (Parallel Minor) 
  • Circle of Fifths 
  • Intervals 
  • Chords and Triads 
  • Voice Leading and the Inerpretation of Chord Symbols 
  • Fundamental Chords 
  • Diminished Chords 
  • Augmented Chords 
  • Suspensions 
  • Sixth Chords 
  • Seventh Chords 
  • Alteration of one more or more tones of a chord 
  • Half-Diminsihed Chords (m7b5) 
  • Minor 7th Chords 
  • Polychords - ninth, eleventh and thirteenth chords 
  • Slash Marks 
  • Quartal Chords 
  • Quintal Chords 
  • Part II 
  • Voice Leading and Chord Substitution 
  • Tonality 
  • Tertian Harmony 
  • Rest Tones and Motion Tonese 
  • Dominant Seventh Chords 
  • Minor Seventh Chord 
  • m7b5-V7 Circle of Fifths Substitition 
  • Parallel Chromaic Chord Movement 
  • Turnaround Chord Substition 
  • Suggested Alternative Turnaround Substitutions 
  • Turnaround Chord Substitution Techniques In combination 
  • Turnaround Patterns for 1st Endings 
  • Tag Endings 
  • Unresolved motion Tones 
  • Substutions for Fundamental Chords 
  • Pedal Point 
  • Modulation 
  • On-The-Job Modulation Practice 
  • Pentatonics in Jazz 
  • Answers and Suggested Realizations 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    roma italy
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  • December 10, 2008 a book for professional musicians

    very serious book i like the exercises shown at the end by Lee evans

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