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12 Melodic Intermediate Jazzy Studies for Violin

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By Darren Lloyd

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Violin - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Darren Lloyd. Arranged by Darren Lloyd. Jazz, Etudes and Exercises, Technique Training. Individual Part. 15 pages. Published by Pott Shrigley Press (S0.127661).

Item Number: S0.127661

CONTENTSEach study has a simple melody (which itself is an easy study) and two variations. The first two tunes are originals by Darren Lloyd. The second two studies have been written over the chords of well know jazz progressions, the first being 'Have you met miss Jones?' the second being 'Pent up house' by Sonny Rollins.All studies are in G major and can be played in 1st position.THE STUDIES FOUND WITHIN THIS EBOOK HAVE BEEN WRITTEN WITH THE INTERMEDIATE PLAYER IN MIND.BY PRACTISING THIS MATERIAL, YOU WILL DEVELOP YOUR TECHNIQUE AND JAZZ PHRASING. PRACTICE THESE STUDIES TO A METRONOME. ONCE YOU HAVE MASTERED EACH STUDY PRACTICE ALONG TO YOUR FAVOURTITE VERSIONS OF THESE TUNES OR USE THE FREE BACKING TRACKS ON YOUTUBE, EVEN BETTER, TRY THEM WITH A PIANIST OR GUITAR PLAYER! FOR THE TWO ORIGINAL TUNES I SUGGEST USING IREAL, GARAGEBAND OR BAND IN A BOX TO CREATE YOUR OWN PLAYALONGS! I HOPE YOU HAVE FUN PRACTISING AND PLAYING THESE STUDIES.DARREN LLOYD.Darren is a qualified teacher that lives in the UK. Holding an MA in jazz performance from the University of Salford and a PGCE from MMU. Darren has played with many of the leading ensembles in the UK. R*E*COMMENDATIONSListen to the masters of this music. Some of these include - Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Clifford Brown, Cannonball Adderly, Tom Harrell, Lee Morgan, Frank Rosolino, Bobby Shew, Ben Webster, Stephane Grappelli, Sonny Rollins, Louis Armstrong, Stan Getz...Listen to live jazz performancesGo to jam sessions and take partSeek out a good teacherPractice improvisation. There are great books that will help you. The Jamey Aebersold series is a great place to start. I would also recommend this website.www.jazzadvice.comTry to learn everything by earPlay what you hearPractice what you hear in all 12 keysAnd again – Listen, listen, listen..........A fantastic book by Hal Galper called 'Forward motion' has helped me enormously in my jazz playing! Visit Hal's website. The address
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