Symmetric Cycles - New Tools For Advanced Improvisation And Composition, For All Instruments
Inspired by the work of John Coltrane, Pat Martino, and Nicholas Slonimsky, "Symmetric Cycles" offers new ways of stretching the melodic and harmonic boundaries of Modal Jazz, Blues, Pentatonic Rock, Latin (Montunos, etc.), Reggae, World Music, et al., creating sound colors that will open your ears in ways you may not have experienced before. It also is extremely useful compostionally - connecting chords in very unique ways, adding emotional sound colors to original musical works. As a teaching tool it is very valuable for advanced students as well as seasoned players.