Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony book by Bert Ligon to learn genuine improvisation. Read lessons, techniques and more. I haven’t had a chance to go through this book yet but I’ve heard about it from a lot of different people. Not just this book, but others by Bert Ligon. Many of. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony by Bert Ligon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Chief 06 rated it really liked it Jan 08, Is there a ligin book you’d like to have reviewed? Trivia About Connecting Chords Some lines just say what you hear.

Chester rated it it was amazing Nov 25, It’s difficult to describe.

Review: Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony by Bert Ligon

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Check out this website belowthere is tons of cool material on it. Check out the transcriptions too at: Bett Zuech rated it it was amazing Apr 09, Volume 4 is by Jeff Brent, a jazz pianist, composer, teacher, and author of “Modalogy” and other acclaimed jazz theory and education books.

Results ilgon to 20 of Like any line you have to find the ones that really move you or resonate with you.


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I think many times this derived scale approach will result in a typical chord-scale relationship, but not always. JC rated it it was amazing Feb 17, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Dave rated it really liked it Nov 27, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It has helped me because I never quite knew how to connect guide tones or approach guide tones in any disciplined fashion. Sign In to LearnJazzPiano. It really does help change your perspective and played as 8th notes, also provide many variations to use on one bar ii-V7’s. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Mike’s comments about the use of this book are especially important.

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.

This has helped me create my own favorite lines that I write down in my own notebook. An interesting technique I recently found is using derived scales native to a tune’s key sig and chords. How useful this is to you depends, of course, on your current level and your inclinations.

I like to think of Stella by Starlight as starting out in the 4m7 b5moving to it’s V7, then to ii, then V7, etc RussPa53 rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Landing on those strong tones makes the great sounding line and the book shows possibilities. The other part like you mentioned is keep the line 8th notes and cross bar lines.


Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony by Bert Ligon

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 linrar and try working with them a bit. Lists with This Book. You need to eventually hear lines that will work within your style that are from you. One of my favorite books I own. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail. I’ve just been sitting here running through outline number 1 and it’s basic variations.

Want to Read saving…. I am gradually conbecting to eliminate, or a better term might be to contain, my use and over dependence of chord-scales Ionian, mixolydian, phyrgigooglian, blah, blah Volume 1 of this educational jazz piano book contains 15 jazz piano exercises, tricks, and other interesting jazz piano techniques, voicings, grooves, and ideas Scot Ranney enjoys playing.

Many of reviews I see have some common threads, the most common being that it is one of the best introductions to modern improvisation out there.