The Savvy Guide to Car Maintenance and Repair

The Savvy Guide to Car Maintenance and Repair

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The non-jazz improvisation series is a concept that germinated in Dick Weissman's mind while he was attending music school. He wrote a 15-piece arrangement of the old square dance tune, Cripple Creek, and wanted the trombone to take a solo as part of the arrangement. When the trombonist kept playing a bebop solo that was totally unsuitable for the chart, Dick realized that - in addition to the many musicians who do not improvise - there are even jazz musicians who don't know how to improvise outside the limits of their own stylistic backgrounds.

The non-jazz improvisation series mostly includes new original tunes that are intended to show how to improvise in many musical styles, including;

* Blues
* Country
* American folk
* Latin-American
* World music including South American, Eastern European and Asian
* Odd meters (playing in a variety of time signatures)
* New Age
* Classical
* Folk-Rock

In short, the books are an encyclopedia of virtually every musical style, excluding jazz.

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Indy-Tech Publishing, c2006.
ISBN: 9780790613215
0790613212
Branch Call Number: 629.28722
629.28/72/2 CHA
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Aug 03, 2016

Great description...for a completely different book.

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