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Building a Jazz Vocabulary

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Author: Mike Steinel

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Section I the Jazz Vocabulary
Introduction
Chapter One - The Nature Of The Jazz Vocabulary
Chapter Two - Intervals
Chapter Three - Chords
Chapter Four - Scales And Scale Cells
Chapter Five - Chromatic Ornamentation
Chapter Six - Pentatonic Scales
Section II Building Effective Jazz Solos
Chapter Seven - Achieving Harmonic Clarity
Chapter Eight - Targeting Chord Tones
Chapter Nine - Using Guide-Tones
Chapter Ten - Creating Rhythmic Interest
Chapter Eleven - John Coltrane's "Countdown" Vocabulary
Chapter Twelve - Altered Dominants And Related Scales
Section III Exercise Groups
Section IV Vocabulary
Building a Jazz Vocabulary
Appendix
Mike Steinel

A valuable resource for learning the basics of jazz from Mike Steinel of the University of North Texas. It covers the basics of jazz, how to build effective solos, a comprehensive practice routine, and a jazz vocabulary of the masters.

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Mike Steinel is a jazz trumpeter, pianist, composer, and arranger. He is presently Associate Professor of Jazz Studies at the University of North Texas where he teaches jazz improvisation and pedagogy of jazz improvisation. Prior to joining the UNT faculty, Mike served on the jazz faculty at Northern Illinois University and was active as a performer, arranger, and clinician in the Chicago area.

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    A valuable resource for learning the basics of jazz from Mike Steinel of the University of North Texas. It covers the basics of jazz, how to build effective solos, a comprehensive practice routine, and a jazz vocabulary of the masters.

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