50 Essential Jazz Standards Fully Analyzed in All Keys
All the great masters often say that you only really know a tune if you can play it in any key.
Many harmonic patterns reoccur frequently in the jazz repertoire.
Practicing them in 12 keys helps us discover the very nature of a song. Moreover, practicing these 50 essential jazz standards progressions will create an in-depth account of the jazz language.
Many seasoned musicians would say that we cannot consider a tune mastered unless we can handle it in every key. Also, it greatly improves you technique and it is considered to be the "ultimate" ear training workout.
This book will allow your to view and understand jazz harmony functionally
, outside of a specific key.
Every Jazz Standard is fully analyzed with harmonic functions, chord-scales and arrows & brackets analysis.
Practicing these songs in all keys will take your playing & improvisational skills to a whole new level.
The 50 Essential Jazz Standards Progressions in 12 Keys includes introductory chapters expalining: Symbolism • Arrows & Brackets • Roman Numerals • Inversions • Modulations • Tonal Harmony Maps • A full list of Scales
Every tune is preceded by its harmonic map (as shown in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro) and then presented fully analyzed in all keys.
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