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Cutting The Changes: Jazz Improvisation Via Key Centers - B Flat Edition

Band all B flat instruments - Multi Level
Edited by Antonio Garcia. Band method. Cutting the Changes. Play Along, Instructional, Improvisation and Jazz. Instructional book (leadsheet notation), CD-ROM (Windows and Mac) and accompaniment CD. With melody, key-center analysis and leadsheet notation. 64 pages. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.W51B).

Item Number: KJ.W51B

ISBN 849725925. 9x12 inches.

Cutting the Changes cuts the chord symbols out of soloing! Improvise over standard tunes using ONLY MAJOR SCALES!

  • Track Listings for the Play-Along CD 
  • Intro 
  • Preface 
  • With Appreciation 
  • Major Scales and Blues Scales 
  • I. Let's Play! (No chord symbols required!) 
  • Tips for the Tracks 
  • The Tunes 
  • I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face 
  • The Days of Wine and Roses 
  • I Can't Get Started 
  • In the Still of the Night 
  • As Time Goes By 
  • The Best is Yet to Come 
  • Since I Fell for You 
  • Tea for Two 
  • Lil' Darlin' 
  • It Ain't Necessarily So 
  • The Shadow of Your Smile 
  • You Go to My Head 
  • How High the Moon 
  • II. The Tunes with Chord Symbols 
  • The Tunes Again 
  • III. Live at the Key Club 
  • Six Demonstration Tracks 
  • IV. Coda 
  • Background and Biographies 
  • CD-ROM Information 
  • Using the CD-ROM 
  • CD-ROM Table of Contents 
  • Brief Discography 
  • Rhythm Section Parts Information 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Joseph Reis
    N. Providence, RI
    Difficulty Level:
    Not sure
  • 2008-04-10 00:00:00.0 EXAMPLES

    It would have been nice if you could have given us a sample of how you would fit a jazz chorus of any of the tunes. In other words, a written chorus of one of the tunes, so we could better understand how the key centers would fit in.

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  • 5

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  • 2007-06-29 00:00:00.0 great for new improvisors

    I've been playing for 10 years and have attended 3 Jamey Abersold camps and I have found this book the most useful tool yet to understand what jazz is all about.The notes are very useful and I had never though about counting out the measures to check where...

    you are in the piece.This would be good to add to the sheet music.

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