Become a better jazz improvisor. Teach ALL instruments in your class using lyrical lines and playalong with iRealPro or your own rhythm section!!!
Make sure you select the CORRECT instrument when you order. Just click on the book below to view the order page. I highly recommend you purchase iRealPro along with the books to help facilitate your practicing.
These books (Part 1 & 2) are basically my blue theory book called "A Lyrical Approach to Jazz Improvising" with all the exercises from that book written out FULLY and with iRealPro playalongs so you can practice with your students or friends regardless of the instrument you play. There is NO theory in these books.
There is a Part 1 and a Part 2 book for Bb Trumpet & Clarinet; Bb Tenor & Soprano Sax;
C Flute & Piano; C Trombone; and Eb Alto and Baritone Saxes.
A Lyrical Approach
Supplemental Book 1
Tenor Sax Book
Bb Trumpet and Clarinet
Bb Tenor Sax
Eb Alto and Bari Sax
Concert Treble Clef Instruments
Concert Bass Clef Instruments
Eb Sax Book
You can practice the same exercises with your friends or students as these books are available for ALL instruments.
An excellent supplement to Richie's "A Lyrical Approach to Jazz Improvising" theory book. Exercises from that book are written out in all keys in a Part 1 and Part 2 book.
Book 1 covers: Minor Arpeggios, Introducing the II V I Progression, Dominant Arpeggios, Major and Minor Inversions, II V I's and II V I's with Tritone Substitutions.
Book 2 continues with: Approaching the II V I Minor, Diminished Scale Exercises, Major 6 / Diminished Exercises, Whole Tone Scale Exercises, the Blues Scale and the “Cycle of 5ths” and Even More “Cycle of 5ths”.
The books are available for FIVE different sets of instruments and playalongs are provided on iRealPro.