Connecting chords with Linear harmony by Bert Ligon. Hi Folks, Probably like some of you I received a number of jazz related books/references. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony book by Bert Ligon to learn genuine improvisation. Read lessons, techniques and more. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony has 63 ratings and 0 reviews. (Jazz Book). A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and.

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Has anyone else worked with this book? Results 1 to 20 of 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, voice leading, etc.

Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Originally Posted by DanPerezSax. Now I almost always sense where I am.

Connecting Chords llnear Linear Harmony Mike’s comments about the use of this book are especially important. To ask other readers questions about Connecting Chords with Linear Harmonyplease sign up.

One of my favorite books I own. It focuses on ii-V-I’s.

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

Christopher Hum harmont it really liked it Dec 03, The guide tones and root progression as alternate melodic lines round out the essential elements of a tune.

Kory Rogers rated it really liked it Jun 02, A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and composition, based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Chungwei Paul Liu rated it really liked it Mar 31, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


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Paperbackpages. Lunear, you practice, practice, practice. That’s probably the smoothest way to connect chords. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Well, I believe “linear harmony” is a bit of a contradiction in terms. I’ve just been sitting here running through outline number 1 and it’s basic variations. Eric Trudel rated it really liked it Apr 10, Volume 1 of this educational jazz piano book contains 15 jazz piano exercises, tricks, and other interesting jazz piano techniques, voicings, grooves, and ideas Scot Ranney enjoys playing.

Books like this are as much or more about opening your ears to possibilities. Originally Posted by bob3dsf. Trouble is, playing that way is unmusical, unmelodic and unswinging. I guess for me I love the guys that burn the changes in 8th note bop ,bluesy, manner.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Joe Zuech rated it it was amazing Apr 09, Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony. Check out the transcriptions too at: I have seen linea of his other books and can say that they are thorough, well written, and contain very detailed information.

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

RussPa53 rated it it was amazing Jul 10, These are the first exercises I’ve ever done that have really gotten lihon accustomed lineaf scales and arps in that sense rather than just playing them “out in outer space. At our weekly jam session, I find I know my scales most of them well enough to play something over everything.


Like I said certain lines just do it for our personal ear and taste.

What scale is it? Cody Miller rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Tim wrote the well known “Exploring Jazz Piano” and “Improvising Blues Piano” books and has several others to his name.

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Chances are, if there is a “2” to “5” movement, it is likely that it is ii to some kind of V7. I think many times this derived scale approach will result in a typical chord-scale relationship, but not always.

Volume 3 contains 12 jazz piano exercises and explorations by the acclaimed jazz piano educator, pianist, author, and recording artist Tim Richards.