Jazz Improvisation

  • Sabatella, Marc: A Jazz Improvisation Primer, Outside Shore Music. This is the online version of hist text, A Jazz Improvisation Primer. Here you can find information on almost every topic relating to jazz improvisation, from jazz history to music theory to practical advice on playing in a group. The E-BOOK is translated and can be read in several languages: Italian, German, Hungarian, and Portuguese.
  • Miller, Michael: Complete Idiot's Guide to Solos and Improvisation. “…Gives Intermediate musicians the skills to learn such improvisation techniques as chord theory, scales and modes, and melodies and phrasing.”
  • Berliner, Paul F: Thinking in Jazz: The Infinite Art of Improvisation. University of Chicago Press, 1994. 904 p.

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