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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Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony : Bert Ligon :

Kory Rogers rated it really liked it Jun 02, And, it already makes use of the great voice leading, chord tones, etc. At our weekly jam session, I find I know my scales most of them well enough to play something over everything. Mark Bosko rated it liked it Nov 23, Results 1 to 20 of I also try to learn and incorporate licks and phrases I like since they often especially by the masters exhibit the effective use of the above techniques guide tones, voice leading, etc.

Tamar rated it liked it Dec 31, It’s difficult to describe. Chief 06 rated it really liked it Jan 08, This has helped me create my own favorite lines that I write down in my own notebook. Playing jazz is not a paint by the numbers exercise. Landing on those strong tones makes the great sounding line and the book shows possibilities. I try to play off the melody. You get a pitch collection native to both. I have this book and love it. An interesting technique I recently found is using derived scales native to a tune’s key sig and chords.


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Open Preview See a Problem? I have developed 4 variations for each pattern based on some of his suggestions octave displacement, etc. What’s the best way to comp? Cody Miller rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Want to Read saving…. You’ve got to learn your instrument.

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Check out this http: If you sit at a keyboard and play through the changes, altering the dominant 7th chords, you’ll find that the best alterations are the notes that carry over to the next chord. Books like this are as much or more about opening your ears to possibilities. Contact us for submission guidelines. After absorbing this material some I am able to come up with what I call my own lines even though it’s all public domain. I do encourage you to start a notebook with your own favorite linesplay them till you own them and can call them out anytime.

The time now is The tune is in F and there is an E7 11 you want to play on At first glance, the book seems to offer 3 frameworks for smoothly connecting ii-V7-I lines and then demonstrates the variety of ways these can be embellished and elaborated on.

Here is an unsolicited review from our forums from “dnarkosis” I’ve used this book for some time now and have found it enormously useful.


Review: Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony by Bert Ligon

He covers everything from the shape of the songs to the tricks and licks he uses in improvised lines to the ideas behind his lush chord voicings. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Well, I berf “linear harmony” is a bit of a contradiction in terms.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Trouble is, playing that way is unmusical, unmelodic and unswinging. It really does help change your perspective and played as 8th notes, also provide many variations to use on one bar ii-V7’s.

Joe Zuech rated it it was amazing Apr 09, I have practiced the patterns and variations hramony BIAB sequences going through all major and minor ii-V-I’s with 1 2 chords to a bar and 2 1 chord to a bar and, of course, using l. Paperbackpages.

You can download the patterns I think there are actually 4, lifon 3; if you get the book, contact me and I’ll send you some Finale files and try working with them a bit.

The guide tones and root progression as alternate melodic lines round out the essential elements of a tune.