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5139902
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Patterns For Improvisation

By Oliver Nelson

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Any C, Eb, Bb, bass instrument or voice - intermediate, advanced
Composed by Oliver Nelson. Book. 64 pages. Published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz (JA.PI).

Item Number: JA.PI
ISBN 978-1-56224-097-4.

One of the world's most popular patterns books, many jazz greats have fond memories of practicing from this book! An exhaustive collection of improvisational jazz patterns in various meters and feels. Comments and suggestions by the author, a legendary composer, arranger, conductor and instrumentalist. This is a very popular book because it helps spell out some of the basic building blocks of the jazz language. Regarded by many jazz teachers as one of the essential texts for their students.

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  • 5

    Location:
    Chicago, IL
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • April 27, 2011 One of the Best

    I own the original publication. My copy is more than 40 years old and is in really poor shape. We are so lucky that Jamey Aebersold is republishing this now. It is the very best book of scale studies on the market today. Oliver Nelson was a musical genius. There...

    is no baloney theory, just concentrated scale and chord progression studies that are superb for speed, ear training or just plain limbering up. This book is a great addition to your Jazz music studies program.

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  • 5

    Location:
    Amiens, France
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • October 11, 2008 Patterns for jazz by Jerry Cocker

    This a very usefull book. I should have bought it sooner ! Such exercises speed up the mastery of the tonal system.

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    Advanced
  • October 08, 2008 Patterns

    Good exercises for jazz musicians good patterns but you have to know where you can use these patterns.you cant find where you can use these pattern in this book.which means you need to have harmonic and theoric knowlegde to understand this book.

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