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Jazz Improvisation Basic Training

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By John Waugh

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Large Ensemble Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Bass Guitar, Clarinet, Flute, Piano, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet - Level 3 - Digital Download
Composed by John Waugh. Jazz. Score and parts. 221 pages. John Waugh #6137793. Published by John Waugh (A0.932758).

Item Number: A0.932758

Jazz Improvisation Basic Training provides a comprehensive breakdown of entry level jazz harmony and a step by step guide to improvisation. Complete with musical examples, you will discover and explore the basis of the jazz vocabulary, beginning with concepts as simple as the major scale; culminating with methods championed by the greats to form your own improvised melodies.


This isn’t a "patterns for jazz" book, or an archive of "licks". The aim here is for you to develop an understanding of how harmony is formed, strengthen your technique, and in turn, develop your own original ideas.


The subject matter in this book is applicable to all instrumentalists, though all musical examples are written in the treble clef.


Written by saxophonist, John Waugh (The 1975, Sam Fender, and Plini).

This product was created by a member of ArrangeMe, Hal Leonard’s global self-publishing community of independent composers, arrangers, and songwriters. ArrangeMe allows for the publication of unique arrangements of both popular titles and original compositions from a wide variety of voices and backgrounds.

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