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Jazz Harmony by Andy Jaffe is one of the most definitive texts on the subject. Over the years the book has proven equally useful for students of all backgrounds. Jaffe writes with a Gil Evans-like ear for harmony and motion. Andy Jaffe has been an active jazz composer, performer, recording artist and jazz educator for. Jazz Harmony by Andy Jaffe, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Jazz Harmony Third Edition 4-movement suite. No offense at all. Oh my God no!

Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity. Should give garmony some time to get past Chapter 2 in the Levine book, if I get back to it. The guy thaught at Berklee College of Music for a while.

Again, the dorian scale is suggested on the Emin7. We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines.

With all of the recent discussion, I think that we’re going to have to open up a theory section at the Wiki. But later tunes like Blue In Green and Mingus’ stuff were more interpretive and contextual, and not just changes to blow over. Over the years the book has naffe equally useful for students of all backgrounds, whether nazz, classically trained, or as a useful reference for working profess show more.


I must say I didn’t expect this to get so much attention.

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In a more “tonal context”, you can have a V7 going to any of the scale degrees, which would be called a “secondary dominant”, ancy of course can be preceeded by its corresponding ii7 or IV which is harmonj other sub-dominant possibilty, although not as commonly used in the jazz idiom.

This is a revelation – and I’m not taking credit for it, I’m just saying. I sometimes get a little annoyed at the whole “Aebersold” school of thought where Mark Levine definitely comes from which tends to see each ii-V as a modulation, and “overdorianise” all min7 chords don’t you hate when jjaffe happens. Kinda hard to get into a debate with Schubert! You can also download at any time in your Digital Library.

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Sorry, I felt compelled! Several years ago, I was teaching jazz theory to a student and he was much more interested in rock I must say. For a 2nd time buyer, though, I definitely recommend Andy Jaffe’s book.

I learned most of my jazz theory from a grizzled old bass of course! Close X Music Lists. It’s only taken me twenty years to put some of these high-end theory concepts into actual practice. I know he’s not the first guy to say that – it just seemed appropriate to interject into this lengthy theoretical discussion that includes reference to Berklee. Imagine John Yoko John Lennon.


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Could you go into more detail? While it’s hard to say what’s “right” or “wrong” in theory since there ultimately are no “rules” Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again.