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All practicing is ear training of one sort or another.

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It clearly wasn’t merely applying certain scales over certain chords. Create more interesting lines by applying octave adjustments and the almost infinite possible choices of Target Note combinations, such as gallper Examples Have you noticed the problems you have going from one melodic fragment to another?

Cells come in infinite forms, however, our focus here is only on how FM affects cell playing. Example 22 Begin the exercise on the second beat and note and you get the following.

You are then tapping out quarter-notes of a ballad half time tempo. Falper attitude is different. As this book is not intended to be a theory or exercise book per se, only an abbreviated list will be included and will be restricted to the most commonly used versions.

Example 3 In example 4 the Target Notes are isolated from the line to show the inner Target Note Melody around which the melodic line is constructed. Example 7 Adding an Embellishment from a half-step below: These assumed melodies are made of the basic chord-tones or superimposed halper, the roots, 3rds. When the inventor of the music puts so much emphasis on one particular aspect of jazz, I got the point, that jazz is, at root, a rhythmic invention.


Understanding Forward Motion | Hal Galper

Kindle Gwlper Verified Purchase. There is no such thing as space, only the illusion of it created by the performer not playing everything that is going on inside their head. An explanation of why this works will follow. Your immediate impulse will be to repeat the idea again without going through the process. Sep 15, 7.

This is one of the few music books that I sat down and read from cover to cover, with occasional visits to my instruments to test some of the concepts. No wonder Parker was known to tell his pianists “don’t follow me, just stay with the changes, and it will come together.

Before approaching a Target Note you must be able to hear it in advance. They hear it pale as: The Jazz Theory Book.

We are taught to count them as: Western methodology interposes the intellectual process of theory and analysis between the teacher and student. It has magical qualities. Tatum, being young and showing off, was playing the fastest piano I’d ever heard.

To prove her point to myself, I tried an experiment: This is achieved by adding more two rules: It has an innate tendency to want to make sense out of chaos. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email forwatd a reset link. This forces you to use mktion ear. Sometimes you have to concentrate on more than one thing at a time, as a juggler would have to do.


Customers who bought this item also bought. The cellist’s was concentration. As an experiment, try adding the half-step into any other of the whole-step intervals forwagd you’ll notice the stark difference between lines that are in and out of synch. These universals could be defined as the “whats” and “hows” of music.

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The goal of playing is to use these processes as forwadr tools. In this manner the history of the tradition was retained through newer generations.

I understand that this alters the chord by sharping the 5th etc. I say “authoritative” because, while many books gaalper a “new approach to learning improvisation,” this author has learned from and played with many of the greats. There are however, universals involved in practicing and playing that each student will encounter.

Anyone digging into this book? Hal Galper Forward Motion Book

Example 1 is the demonstration scale. The Windows version is k. The concepts must be pragmatic.