Principles of melodic improvisation

Improvisation lessons, Melodic improvisation, Music theory, Music theory lessons
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Principles of Improvisation, analysis and application of dynamic mechanisms for melodic organization in jazz.

The aim of this method is to guide the progressive internalization of the basics of jazz language.
As in a grammar, the various elements (chromatic approaches, doubles, articulations, etc.) are analyzed and put into practice through specific exercises.

You will learn to build solid lines based on accords and then enrich and articulate them in ever different ways through the progressive insertion of ever more complex grammar elements.

Everything focuses on the different types of dominant, the main harmonic cells, cadences and substitutions.

Principi di Improvvisazione

  • In conclusion, it is an extremely thorough guide on how to assimilate and use in practice the various approaches, joints and methods derived from the bebop and of scales and harps.
  • In this manual the elements underlying improvisation, such as the different types of approaches, interpolations, melodic variations, bebop scales etc.
  • They are analyzed and put into practice with a lot of studied exercises aimed at allowing everyone to find their own way of articulating and developing language.

Therefore, chapters devoted to harmony with different exercises are also very useful to practice with various types of cadences and substitutions present in most jazz standards”.

Cristiano Mastroianni

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