Weston, Ollie - Exploring Jazz Flute Bk/Cd - An introduction to Jazz Harmony, Technique and Improvisation
This definitive book is designed for the intermediate flute player looking for an introduction to the world of jazz. Renowned jazz musician Ollie Weston introduces key concepts step by step, explaining clearly and simply throughout, with the minimum of musical jargon. Improvisation is featured from the very beginning, with authentic live jazz trio recordings on the accompanying CD for you to play along with. Key subjects covered include: modes, swing playing, melodic development, the 2-5-1 progression, jazz blues progressions, pentatonic scales, jazz chord extensions, stylistic development, unique flute sounds and many more.