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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Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

Kevin O’mara rated it really liked it Oct 03, 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.

Best Pianos for Beginners. Chris Marlowe rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Charles Chen rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Many of reviews I see have some common threads, the most common being that it is one of the best introductions to modern improvisation out there. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Mike’s comments about the use of this book are especially important. Like I said certain lines just do it for our personal ear and taste. This has helped me create my own favorite lines that I write down in my own notebook.

Dave rated it really liked it Nov 27, You only go around once, and this ain’t no rehearsal – Henri Selmer. Originally Posted by DanPerezSax. Chester rated it it was amazing Nov 25, I always knew that movement from the 7th on the II chord to the 3rd of the V chord or the 7th on lihear V chord to the 3rd on the I chord was the strongest way to spell out the harmony on II V lines. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Chief 06 rated it harkony liked it Jan 08, April Berry-Fletcher rated it liked it Oct 31, Chungwei Paul Ligo rated it really liked it Mar 31, I think many times this derived scale approach will result in a typical chord-scale relationship, but not always. Spell it out with Roman numerals if it is helpful.

Mark Bosko rated it liked it Nov 23, Simon Gilchrist rated it it was amazing Mar 05, I am gradually trying to eliminate, or hxrmony better term might be to contain, my use and over dependence of chord-scales Ionian, mixolydian, phyrgigooglian, blah, blah Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony I just ordered this book on Amazon, looking forward to reading it!

It’s difficult to describe. Kory Rogers rated it really liked it Jun 02, 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. The other part like you mentioned is keep the line 8th notes and cross bar lines. 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 betr.

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony : Bert Ligon :

Once you learn the harmony and melody in one key, work it through the other keys. Trivia About Connecting Chords Originally Posted by toughtenor. Volume 2 has 14 jazz piano exercises and tricks of the trade, and quite a bit of it is Calypso jazz piano related material, including some Monty Alexander and Michel Camilo style grooves.

Books by Bert Ligon. Chad rated it it was ok Dec 28, It’s the most important element since it is what differentiates one tune from another with the same chords, etc.


Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

Lines and licks don’t mean anything if you don’t know what the harmony is doing. I like to think of Stella ligonn Starlight as starting out in the 4m7 b5moving to it’s V7, then to ii, then V7, etc I do encourage you to start a notebook with your own lligon linesplay them till you own them and can call them out anytime. Want to Read saving…. And, it already makes use of the great voice leading, chord tones, etc.

Alex Pisano rated it really liked it Sep 08, Is there ligob jazz book you’d like to have reviewed? Many Alto Saxophone Mouthpieces. An interesting technique I recently found is using derived scales native to a tune’s key sig and chords.

Paperbackpages. Volume 4 is by Jeff Brent, a jazz pianist, composer, teacher, and author of “Modalogy” and other acclaimed jazz theory and education books. Then, you practice, practice, practice. Chances are, if there is a “2” to “5” movement, it is likely that it is ii to some kind of V7. How to Play Bossa Nova. You practice those favorite lines in other keys but eventually with this book you will begin to play your own lines. If you sit at a keyboard and play through the changes, altering the dominant 7th chords, you’ll find that the best alterations are the notes that carry over to the next chord.

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.