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Jazz Arranging and Composing: A Linear Approach

Jazz Arranging and Composing: A Linear Approach
Advance Music

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SKU AM1935
Author Bill Dobbins
Format Book/CD
Duration 152 pages
Notation Standard Notation
Dimensions 230mm x 305mm
Publisher Advance Music
Departments Jazz - All Instruments
 
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In This book many different possibilities for harmonising the same melody are illustrated and analysed, using techniques by such influential arrangers as Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Oliver Nelson and Gil Evans. Also includes techniques for melody harmonisation, linear writing and counterpoint for 2, 3, 4 and 5 horns, a chapter on writing for the rhythm section, six complete scores, ideal for analysis or following on the companion CD and an extensive chapter on form and development which deals with extended compositional forms and the use of compositional techniques in writing for the small jazz ensemble.

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