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O'Neill, J: Developing Jazz Technique for Saxophone

Improvisation - Style - Special effects

  • Composer: O'Neill, John

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  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Ear-training
  • The Tunes: Improvising with modes
  • Vibrato
  • Improvisation on simple harmonic forms
  • J.S. Bach as a model for development of the melodic line
  • Special effects
  • More special effects
  • II-V-I in major and minor
  • More on the blues-transposition and melodic displacement
  • Overtones and 'false' fingerings
  • Diminished and whole tone scales
  • 2/4 time: ragtime and samba
  • The blues part III and rhythm changes
  • Patterns
  • A basic repertoire of tunes
  • Bibliography
  • Discography
  • Table of modes
  • Trill fingerings
  • Notes
  • CD track list
  • Chord progressions for tunes (insert)
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