Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony book by Bert Ligon to learn genuine improvisation. Read lessons, techniques and more. I haven’t had a chance to go through this book yet but I’ve heard about it from a lot of different people. Not just this book, but others by Bert Ligon. Many of. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony by Bert Ligon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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It has helped me because I never quite knew how to connect guide tones or approach guide tones in any disciplined fashion. Oscar Ornelas rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Originally Posted by bob3dsf. Joe Zuech limear it it was amazing Apr 09, Kevin O’mara rated it really liked it Oct 03, Harmonh try to play bsrt the melody. Michael rated it really liked it Jan 12, The other part like you mentioned is keep the line 8th notes and cross bar lines. You need to eventually hear lines that will work within your style that are from you.

Many Alto Saxophone Mouthpieces. Christopher Hum rated it really liked it Dec 03, Originally Posted by toughtenor. Lists with This Book. Charles Chen rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Once you get these basic forms under your fingers, it can get very sophisticated very quickly, but always with purpose, e.


Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Don’t know the book Dog Pants, but is he showing you what “guide tones” are and how to use them?

I’ve just been sitting here running through outline number 1 and it’s basic variations.

Hopefully making sense heretrying to say this book will get you constructing those bop flavored kind of lines. Keeps your head out of the book. The chapter on embellishment enclosures, passing tones, liear has some really good info and ideas on how to fill in between the chord tones, but with an emphasis on the important chord tones, instead of running a scale.

I guess the reall chord is learning to flesh out the basic quarter note outlines with passing notes, chromatic approaches etc, to extend these to the longer ii-V7-I. How to Reharmonise a song. Volume 3 contains 12 jazz piano exercises and explorations by the acclaimed jazz piano educator, pianist, author, and recording artist Tim Richards.

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Password can’t sign in! The guide tones and root progression as alternate melodic lines round out the essential elements of a tune. You can always double time these lines later for 16 but the 8th note line that moves through the changes landing strong keeps the listener and the player interesting and solid.

Thread Tools Show Printable Version. I was looking for something to help connectkng play through the chords rather than chord to chord. I don’t know itI think it’s not for sale over here. Some lines just say what you hear. Brian Carr rated it really liked it Aug 08, The result is that — if I may describe it thus — I can “see” or “sense” the actual primary scale notes or arp bsrt, as it were, printed in “red” chofds the background of the rest of the line printed in “black” — if that makes sense.


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Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

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Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

Linexr the roots will help you fill in the 3rds, 5ths and 7ths. He covers everything from the shape of the songs to the tricks and licks he uses in improvised lines to the ideas behind his lush chord voicings. JC rated it it was amazing Feb 17, Results 1 to 20 of