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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Great resource for basic charts, play-alongs, and ear training as it makes you learn the Heads by war.

Think of it as a Hanon for your instrument. No memes, image macros, rage comics, Facebook screenshots, or other similar low-content material. Some have considered it especially useful for arrangers. Any help greatly appreciated.

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The Jazz Theory book by Mark Rssources is a very well written, and easy to read, with lots of visual examples. Along the same lines, don’t just tell someone to Google the answer. They are not conducive to the informative atmosphere we’d like to maintain here.

Includes hundreds of examples and exercises”. Help improve my ear and vocabulary! Mechanical and computed, and not musical and artistic enough. I rexources it too I haven’t got a clue where to start for improvisation, but assume you should start on phrases over s.


Mark Levine’s book is the best resource out there. 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. Good resource for learning jazz theory? Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

A few simple tunes to start on: It seems kind of overcomplicated to me.

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I found that I didn’t really understand most of the theory until I was able to play it on the piano I’m a saxophonist by trade. Another book, “Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony”, is, perhaps, more of what you are looking for.

It’s important that we get such posts taken down ASAP, so in addition to reporting, please message the mods if you see someone breaking Rule 2. Help keep the forums up and running with a donationany amount is appreciated! I found the outlines became really useful when I figured out how to extend their length to double so they last for a full measure of eight notes instead of just two beats when in eighth notes as shown thoughout most of his book.

Learn standards, use a fake book to help you with it but try to learn it by ear first. ligonn

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I don’t like the coursers thing. It has the occasional moment that isn’t total clear, but I just directed any questions to this subreddit and I’m having a good experience with it. Levine and actually buy it, but from what I’ve read on it, it’s an amazing tool for learning jazz theory.


Yes – I found “Connecting Chords With Linear Harmony” to be very useful – a different and very helpful approach to improvisation.

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.

Please know that Wikipedia is especially bad for music theory topics. His third book, “Comprehensive Technique for Jazz Musicians”, is more of an exercise book. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. 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.

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Our subscribers generally dislike this kind of behavior. Please Support Our Advertisers. There are multiple bedt why someone might prefer to get an answer from reddit instead. Happy New Year ! Transcribing tunes and solos is really important. It is against the Academic Honesty Policy of most schools and courses. Which Bert Ligon book is best for studying improvisation?