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A Guide To Non-Jazz Improvisation
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A Guide To Non-Jazz Improvisation

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Voicing/Format Banjo
Desc Bk/Cd
Composer Weissman/Fox
Publisher Mel Bay Publications Inc
Catalog # 20832BCD

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A Guide To Non-Jazz Improvisation Composed by Weissman/Fox. For Banjo. Published by Mel Bay Publications Inc. (Catalog # 20832BCD, UPC: 9780786675937)

The non-jazz improvisation series is a concept that germinated in Dick Weissma n'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 sol o 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 backgro unds.

This book approaches the five-string banjo as a musical ins trument freed from the prison of specific musical genres. Old-time music, cla whammer, bluegrass and many eclectic adaptations of the banjo are utilized to demonstrate a variet

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