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Pentatonic Scales for Jazz Improvisation

By Ramon Ricker

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Improvisation; Reference Textbooks; Textbook - Jazz. Instructional, General Theory and Jazz. Instructional book. 84 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.SB9).

Item Number: AP.SB9

ISBN 0769230725. Instructional, General Theory and Jazz. 9x12 inches.

More than a pattern book, this 80-page book lays out the theory behind the use of pentatonic scales in jazz, and follows with 12 pages of transcribed solos and 40 pages of exercises. Still a favorite after 14 years, this book has become a standard in the field.