by Roni Ben-Hur
Based on the popular Barry Harris method, this book is a comprehensive collection of bebop studies for all instrumentalists and vocalists to help develop technique, expand your vocabulary, and broaden your understanding of harmony.
Spiral bound, 52 pages.
"Topnotch in every way
A visionary learning experience"
Lee Prosser, Jazzreview.com
"Brilliant and profound"
"I cant imagine anyone with good listening habits not becoming a great jazz improviser after learning the studies in "Talk Jazz. Every great jazz lick is in there."
"Talk Jazz is the most comprehensive and thorough treatise on jazz guitar that is on the market today"
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Half Step Rules for Major and Dominant 7 Scales
Major Scales With Added Half Steps
Dominant 7 Scales With Added Half Steps
Chapter 2: The Arpeggios Study
What Are Arpeggios and Why We Practice Them
A Guide to Using the Arpeggios
The Major, Minor, Diminished, Flatted 5 and Augmented Arpeggios
In Two Octave
Chapter 3: Surrounding Notes for the Major And Minor Arpeggios
How to Surround the Major and Minor Arpeggios
The Major Arpeggios with Surrounding Notes
The Minor Arpeggios with Surrounding Notes
Chapter 4: The Diminished
The Diminished Chord and Diminished Runs
The Diminished Chord with the Maj7
All the Diminished Chords on Your Instrument
Chapter 5: Surrounding Notes for the Minor and Major 6 Chords
How We Surround The Minor and Major 6 Chords
Surrounding the Minor 6 Chord
Surrounding the Major 6 Chord
Chapter 6: The Minor and Major 6 Diminished Scales
What are the Minor and Major 6 Diminished Scales
The Minor 6 Diminished Scale Exercise
The Major 6 Diminished Scale Exercise
Chapter 7: The Dominant 7 Scale
The role and character of the Dominant 7 Scale
The Dominant 7 Scale Exercise
Chapter 8: The Augmented Chord and the Whole Tone Scale
What is it and How is it Used
The Whole Tone Scale Exercise
Chapter 9: I6/II7/V7 Turnaround Using Diminished Chords
A Description of the Turnaround
The Turnaround in Minor Keys
The Turnaround in Major Keys
Chapter 10: The Major and Minor Arpeggios and Their Inversions
The Major Arpeggios
The Minor Arpeggios