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Guide To Non-Jaz Improvisation, A
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Guide To Non-Jaz Improvisation, A

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Piano
Composer Weissman/Fox
Publisher Mel Bay Publications Inc

Price: $24.99

Catalog #20828BCD

UPC code: 9780786675524

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This book will appeal to pianists who want to learn to improvise in many of th e styles current today including blues, rock, Latin-American, country, New Age , World Music, etc.

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 so lo as part of the arrangement. When the trombonist kept playing a bebop solo t hat 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 do n't know how to improvise outside the limits of their own stylistic background s.

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