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Scenes, Songs & Solos: A Composition and Improvisation Workbook for the Creative Musician

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Aimed at musicians searching for the next level in their ability to compose and improvise, this handy reference draws on the authors own published music as well as accessible standards. Educational text is interspersed with personal experiences playing alongside legends such as "Machito" and his Latin Jazz Orchestra, Lionel Hampton's Big Band, trombonist Curtis Fuller, pianist Carla Bley, and Brazilian star Milton Nasciemento. Conducting a musical journey that enriches understanding of form, structure, time, melody, and harmony, this enlightening guide delves into the mechanics behind the craft, demystifying the art and providing inspiration to all aspiring musicians seeking to expand their creative horizons.

About the Author

Steve Slagle is an internationally renowned jazz musician and composer, a professor at the Manhattan School of Music, and a two-time Grammy Award winner for his arrangements with the Joe Lovano Nonet and the Charles Mingus Big Band. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781936182282
Author:
Slagle, Steve
Publisher:
Schaffner Press
Subject:
Music-Theory and Composition
Subject:
Composition
Subject:
MUSIC / Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » Individual Composer and Musician
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Composition
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Techniques
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Sheet Music » Jazz Songbooks
Metaphysics » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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