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24 melodic jazz studies for any treble clef instrument

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By Darren loyd

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Trumpet, Violin, Alto Voice, Tenor Voice - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Darren loyd. Jazz, Swing, Etudes and Exercises, Technique Training. Individual Part. 27 pages. Published by Pott Shrigley Press (S0.84863).

Item Number: S0.84863

CONTENTSEach study has a simple melody (which itself is an easy study) and two variations. Each study has also been arranged for you in two keys!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.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. Darren studied Trumpet with Bobby Shew, John Barclay, Stuart Brooks & Brian Rance.R*E*COMMENDATIONS. Listen 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, Sonny Rollins, Louis Armstrong, Stan Getz… Listen to live jazz performances. Go to jam sessions and take part. Seek out a good teacher. Practice 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. Try to learn everything by ear. Play what you hear. Practice what you hear in all 12 keys. And again – Listen, listen, listen..........
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