Practicing the Jazz Vocabulary

a book of exercises for the improvising musician

Offering the book "Practicing the Jazz Vocabulary" by saxophonist, Dan Hesler. PTJV is a collection of exercises and tips for the improvising musician to help bring their exploration to the next level.

Practicing the Jazz Vocabulary

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Practicing the Jazz Vocabulary

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Practicing the Jazz Vocabulary, by Dan Hesler, is a book for any single-line instrumentalist from high school players to advanced professionals. The book includes 112 pages of musical exercises, divided into 12 chapters on major chords, minor chords, ii V I progressions, turnarounds, cycles, chromatic stuff, chords in pairs, and "Fun with #9 Chords." There is a 27-page chapter entitled "Slippery Stuff" which consists of things that jazz musicians play when they are not necessarily trying to stay within changes.