Jazz Theory Resources. Volume 2. Series: Jazz Book. Publisher: Houston Publishing, Inc. Composer: Bert Ligon. Jazz Theory Resources is a jazz theory text in. I am thinking about getting a theory book. I already have Mark Levine’s The Jazz Theory book I want to have one more jazz theory book and I. vii INTRODUCTION I. REVIEW of BASIC THEORY MATERIALS 1 Chromatic Scale 2 Intervals and Inversions 3 Major Scale Construction 4 Minor Scale.

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Along the same lines, don’t just tell someone to Google the answer. The above-listed resources are a thousand times more reliable! This book is focused on outlines. He also has a jazz piano book that’s top notch.

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Please Pass It On! Our subscribers generally dislike this kind of behavior. Happy New Year ! I find this way of approaching it is more of a game changer for guitar than piano, but this is the best jazz resource i’ve ever seen. Includes hundreds of examples and exercises”. No memes, image macros, rage comics, Facebook screenshots, or other similar low-content material. Most Online 15, Mar 21st, Help keep the forums up and running with a donationany amount is appreciated!

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Levine and actually buy it, but from what I’ve read on it, it’s an amazing tool for learning jazz berr. Forums 40 TopicsPosts 2, Members 91, Please know that Wikipedia is especially bad for music theory topics.


Submit a new text post. I can’t actually help answer questions, but I can give you links to other times this question has been asked; maybe something useful is there, maybe nothing is useful There are multiple reasons why someone might prefer to beet an answer from reddit instead. Bert Ligon’s two volume set, “Jazz Theory Resources”, is a recommended purchase. Learn standards, use a fake book to help you with it but try to learn it by ear first.

It is against the Academic Honesty Policy of most schools and courses. Hi, I’m just wondering which book out of “Jazz Theory Resources” and “Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians” is more aimed at the subject of improvisation.

Been through approximately half of Jazzology.

Another book, “Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony”, is, perhaps, more of what you are looking for. I would give those a look as well. AdminGlobal ModMod. His other book, connecting chords with linear harmony is a good, remedy against scale thinking.

Jazzology is a good alternative, a bit of a lighter read but still covers everything Bert Ligon has two other books, Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony and Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians. No homework help on specific assignments. The Jazz Theory book by Mark Levine is a very well written, and easy to read, with lots of visual examples.


Its subtitle is “A Study of three basic outlines used in jazz improvisation and composition, based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists.

I can easily say the same thing about theory- I also didn’t understand a lot about chords and voice leading until i learned it on piano as well. Disagreements and discussion are great, but hostility, insults, and so on aren’t.

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Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. A few simple tunes to start on: Want to add to the discussion? Which Bert Ligon book is best for studying improvisation?

I’ve enjoyed the resoources it has. Jazzology is a good alternative, a bit of a lighter read but still covers everything. Mark Levine’s book is the best resource out there. Help improve my ear and vocabulary!

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