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Connecting chords with Linear harmony by Bert Ligon. Hi Folks, Probably like some of you I received a number of jazz related books/references. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony book by Bert Ligon to learn genuine improvisation. Read lessons, techniques and more. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony has 63 ratings and 0 reviews. (Jazz Book). A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and.

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RussPa53 rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Lists with This Book. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. The result is that — if I may describe it thus — I can “see” or “sense” the actual primary scale notes or arp notes, as it were, printed in “red” against the background of the rest of the line printed in “black” — if that makes sense.

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Review: Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony by Bert Ligon

Is there a jazz book you’d like to have reviewed? Brian Carr rated it really liked it Aug 08, Originally Posted by bob3dsf. You need to eventually hear lines that will work within your style that are from you. Simon Gilchrist rated it it was amazing Mar 05, The tune is in F and there is an E7 11 you want to play on In this book Jeff shares detailed analysis of transcriptions of live performances. It’s the most important element since it is what differentiates one tune from another with the same chords, etc.

I guess for me I love the guys that burn the changes in 8th note bop ,bluesy, manner. I am gradually trying to eliminate, or a better term might be to contain, my use and over dependence of chord-scales Ionian, mixolydian, phyrgigooglian, blah, blah And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.


Understanding how it works will give you the ability to develop your own vocabulary that works musically instead lugon just parrotting others.

Hopefully making sense heretrying to say this book will get you constructing those bop flavored kind of lines. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I try to play off the melody. Cody Miller rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Hramony to Read Currently Reading Read.

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

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It’s difficult to describe. This has helped me create my own favorite lines that I write down in my own notebook. Contact us for submission guidelines. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Chad rated it it was ok Dec 28, You can download the patterns I think there are actually 4, not 3; if you get the book, contact me and I’ll send you some Finale files and try working with them a bit.

Dave rated it really liked it Nov 27, Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony I just ordered this book on Amazon, looking forward to reading it! Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Don’t know the book Dog Pants, but is he showing you what “guide tones” are and how to use them? I have seen some of his other books and can say that they are thorough, well written, and contain very detailed information. All times are GMT. Trouble is, playing that way is unmusical, unmelodic and unswinging. In any sense, I’m starting to work out tunes in many if not all keys.


Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Not familiar with the book but it sounds like you’re doing it right. If you sit at a hamrony and play through the changes, altering the dominant 7th chords, you’ll find that bbert best alterations are the notes that carry over to the next chord. Chances are, if there is hert “2” to “5” movement, it is likely that it is ii to some kind of V7.

JC rated it it was amazing Feb 17, Volume 3 contains 12 jazz piano exercises and explorations by the acclaimed jazz piano educator, pianist, author, uarmony recording artist Tim Richards. In any event, have a look at the materials at his site. One of my favorite books I own.

Not just this book, but others by Bert Ligon. Spell it out with Roman numerals if it is helpful. Do not let lienar simplicity of the outlines fool you.

Open Preview See a Problem? Kory Rogers rated it really liked it Jun 02, Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Well, I believe “linear harmony” is a bit of a contradiction in terms. ligpn

Chris Marlowe rated it it was amazing Mar 04,