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Lukas Gabric

The Rhythm Changes Guide

Instrument line-up: Improvisation
Edition: Book
Composer: Lukas Gabric
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Publisher: Sher Music Co.
Order no.: 9780997661767
ISBN: 9780997661767
Language: english
Release: 30.04.2021
Tags.: Improvisation


The most comprehensive guide for rhythm changes ever published, offering a wealth of information for beginners and professionals alike.

Written in the language of the working musician and clearly laid out.
The Rhythm Changes Guide takes the reader from the absolute essentials to advanced improvisational concepts, all supplemented with examples from legendary players.
Includes 20 Etudes in all transpositions with backing tracks by a live NY rhythm section, exploring the rich tradition of Rhythm Changes and its harmonic possibilities
70 pages of tradition-derived improvisation concepts and exercises, with dozens of examples from legendary players like John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Hank Mobley, Don Byas, Michael Brecker, and many others
Strategies for both diatonic and chromatic improvisation
Features unexplored concepts for improvisation such as Schenkerian theory
Includes 77 harmonic variations that are used by legendary players
Useful for beginners, intermediate-level performers, professionals, and musicians interested in diverse styles such as bebop, hardbop, modern contemporary, etc.

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