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How to Improvise: An Approach to Practicing Improvisation

How to Improvise: An Approach to Practicing Improvisation
Advance Music

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SKU AM1301
Author Hal Crook
Format Book/2 CDs
Duration 192 pages
Notation Standard Notation
Dimensions 230mm x 305mm
Publisher Advance Music
Departments Jazz - All Instruments
 
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What exactly are the steps that lead to ability? In which order should they be taken? What will be required to master each one? These are questions the author has explored in this book, resulting in a rather unique one thing at a time approach to studying improvisation ¡ one that incorporates discipline, technique, creativity and musical intuition. Each topic is explained and demonstrated using written musical examples and it is accompanied by suggested exercises and a sample daily practice schedule, which can be modified to fit your own needs or liking. The book has been used by the Performance Studies Department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston for teaching improvisation since September 1988.

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