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Exploring Jazz Trumpet

An Introduction to Jazz Harmony, Technique and Improvisation

By Ollie Weston

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Trumpet - intermediate
An Introduction to Jazz Harmony, Technique and Improvisation. Composed by Ollie Weston. This edition: Paperback/Soft Cover. Sheet music with CD. Brass. An Introduction to Jazz Harmony, Technique and Improvisation for Trumpet. Instruction, Jazz Instruction. Edition with CD. 204 pages. Schott Music #ED13139. Published by Schott Music (HL.49017745).

Item Number: HL.49017745

ISBN 9781847610850. 9x12 inches. English. Ollie Weston and Mark Armstrong.

This definitive book is designed for the intermediate trumpet player looking for an introduction to the world of jazz. Renowned jazz musician Ollie Weston introduces key concepts step by step, explaining clearly and simply throughout, with the minimum of musical jargon. Improvisation is featured from the very beginning with authentic live jazz trio recordings on the accompanying CD for you to play along with. Key subjects covered include: modes, swing playing, melodic development, the 2-5-1 progression, jazz blues progressions, pentatonic scales, jazz chord extentions, stylistic development, unique trumpet sounds and many more.

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