Modal Jazz: 30 Exciting Tracks; Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-A-Long Volume 116
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Cat #: JA-V116DL


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Edition: PDF with Online Audio

Publisher: Jamey Aebersold Jazz

What do you play when you have one chord for 8 or 16 bars? The Modal Jazz era presented new challenges for improvisirs, spawing a fruitful period rich in new ideas, concepts, and harmonic exploration. This in-depth study includes several "standard" forms and important practice tracks; many of which are "period accurate" and other of a more contemporary nature. These practice tracks are designed to foster understanding, facility and familiarity. Many of the first tracks are slow, making them perfect for beginners. Intermediate and advanced players will enjoy the opportunity to doubletime and experiment with an endless array of chord/scale substitutions over the otherwise simple tracks.

Rhythm Section: Steve Allee (piano), Tyrone Wheeler (bass), Steve Davis (drums)

Simply Swing
Four To One
Cat And Mouse
Three Minors
One Scale Fits All
Modes Of C Scale
New And Old Beats
Minor Blues
Happy Latin
Long Blues
Shuffle McGuffle
Kind of Modal
Dorian Dance
4/4 and 3/4
Melodic Minor
Lydian The Beautiful
Maiden Locrian-Lydian
Whole Tone Scales
New Way
Smooth As Silk
Trane's Ride
Reverse Miles
Body And Soul
In An Instant