Metaphors for the Musician - Perspectives from a Jazz Pianist

Metaphors for the Musician - Perspectives from a Jazz Pianist

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9781883217129

This practical and enlightening book will help any jazz player or vocalist look at music with “new eyes.” A hands-on theory and improvising bookwith a human touch. Metaphors For The Musician gives insights into almo st every aspect of jazz musicianship, including scale/chord theory, practice strategies, composing techniques, performance psychology and how tocreate the states of mind that produce the best improvisations. Serious jazz pianists will find valuable information about chord voicings and c omping, while novices will benefit from fresh approaches to scales and inversions. Designed for any level of player, on any instrument, Metaphors For The Musician provides numerous exercises throughout to help the reader turn these concepts into musical reality.