In Celebration of the Human Voice - The Essential Musical Instrument

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Ken Pullig, Ted Pease
Modern Jazz Voicings


Ranges and Sound Characteristics

Fundamentals and Techniques

Basic Voicings

Chord Scales

Voicings in Fourths

Voices in Seconds (Clusters)

Voicing with Upper Structure Triads

Writing fo Six Parts

The definitive text used for the time-honored Chord Scales course at Berklee College of Music, this book concentrates on scoring for every possible ensemble combination and teaches performers and arrangers how to add color, character and sophistication to chord voicings. Topics covered include: selecting appropriate harmonic tensions, understanding jazz harmony, overcoming harmonic ambiguity, experimenting with unusual combinations and non-traditional alignments, and many more. The accompanying CD includes performance examples of several different arranging techniques.

Item code: 6282B | Book & 1 CD | $24.95 add item to cart
Vocal Jazz  | 144 Pages | Softcover | 9 x 12
073999996715 | 0634014439 | 50449485

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