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The Art Of Small Jazz Combo Playing, Composing And Arranging

By Horace Silver

Hal Leonard Artist Transcriptions. Jazz, Arranging and Composition. Full score and instructional book. With full score notation, standard notation and chord names. 80 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.673255).

Item Number: HL.673255

ISBN 0793556880. 9x12 inches.

Invaluable text outlining the art of combo playing from master leader, player, and composer, Horace Silver. Includes sections on jazz philosophy, group and solo playing, composing and arranging, the music business, and 7 of Horace's combo arrangements.

About Hal Leonard Artist Transcriptions

Artist Transcriptions are authentic, note-for-note transcriptions of the hottest wind, electronic, guitar and keyboard artists. These outstanding, accurate arrangements are in an easy-to-read format which includes all essential lines. Artist Transcriptions can be used to perform, sequence or reference.

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    Stewart Smith
    London, England
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  • 2007-07-30 00:00:00.0 The Silver ethos of small groups

    This publication did not meet my expectations. I had expected more theory on harmonizing lines and integrating the rhythm section and front line. Instead, the book contains a lot about the "touchy-feely" side of music making - I guess it fulfills its title of "The ART of Small Combo Jazz...

    " (not the THEORY). However, the fully written out quintet arrangements of seven Silver tunes are very useful and repay detailed study.

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