ISBN 9780876392218. 9.0x12.0x0.37 inches.
Learn to use and understand advanced jazz harmony! This book reveals the post-bop jazz innovations established by such iconic jazz artists as John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Clare Fischer, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea, as taught at Berklee College of Music. You will learn techniques such as multitonic systems, the principles of non-functional pattern development, unusual use of deceptive motion and resolution of dominants, frequent modulation, use of specialized voicing techniques, and tension-driven melody/harmony relationships. You will learn to: construct advanced jazz sonorities and contexts; build sophisticated, expressive melodies based on advancedchord progressions; understand how chord progressions relate to the psychology ofmusical expectation; articulate nuanced musical sensibilities for harmonicobscurity, surprise, and ambiguity; use characteristic post-bop conceptual approaches to harmonicprogressions, such as multitonic systems and the Axis System; create non-functional chord patterns, with depth and clearcontour; and more!