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A Guide to Non-Jazz Improvisatoin: Flute Edition

The non-jazz improvisation series is a concept that germinated in Dick Weissman’s mind while he was attending music school. He wrote a 15-piece arrangement of the old square dance tune, Cripple Creek, and wanted the trombone to take a solo as part of the arrangement. When the trombonist kept playing a bebop solo that was totally unsuitable for the chart, Dick realized that – in addition to the many musicians who do not improvise – there are even jazz musicians who don’t know how to improvise outside the limits of their own stylistic backgrounds.

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  • The non-jazz improvisation series mostly includes new original tunes that are intended to show how to improvise in many musical styles, including;
  •  Blues
  • Country
  •  American folk
  •  Latin-American
  •  World music including South American, Eastern European and Asian
  •  Odd meters (playing in a variety of time signatures)
  •  New Age
  •  Classical
  • *Folk-Rock
  • In short, the books are an encyclopedia of virtually every musical style, excluding jazz.
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  • PART 1–Techniques of Improvisation
  • PART 2 – Tunes And Styles

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  • ISBN : 9780786674770
  • UPC : 796279100830
  • Pages : 166
  • Width : 8.75
  • Length : 11.75

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