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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In this book Ligkn shares detailed analysis of transcriptions of live performances. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.

Now I almost always sense where I am. Sign In Email address or username. Oscar Ornelas rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Once you learn the harmony and melody in one key, work it through the other keys. Eric Trudel rated connnecting really liked it Apr 10, Kevin O’mara rated it really liked it Oct 03, Has anyone else worked with this book? This has helped me create my connceting favorite lines that I write down in my own notebook. You can download the patterns I think there are actually 4, not 3; if you get the book, contact me and I’ll send you some Finale files and try working with them a bit.


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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg liear. They may be fragments of these original lines but you’ll begin to make them your own. Trouble is, playing that way is unmusical, unmelodic and unswinging. Return to Book Page. Trivia About Connecting Chords Results 1 to 20 of It forces you to hear linar relationship between everything. A cool bass player told me one time that some lines that are hip won’t resonate with you even if they are a trane line whatever.

I guess the reall trick 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.

I don’t know itI think it’s not for sale over here. What makes sense to play over the V7 depends on where it’s going.

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I have developed 4 variations for each pattern based on some of his suggestions octave displacement, etc. Michael rated it really liked it Jan 12, Volume 4 is by Jeff Brent, a jazz pianist, composer, teacher, and author of “Modalogy” and other acclaimed jazz theory and education books. I also try to learn and incorporate licks and phrases I like since they often especially by the masters exhibit the effective use of the above techniques guide tones, connnecting leading, etc.


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After absorbing this material some I am able to come up with what I call my own lines even though it’s all public domain. All times are GMT. A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and composition, based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail. At our weekly jam session, I find I know my scales most of them well enough to play something over everything.

Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony I just ordered this book on Amazon, looking forward to reading it!

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