Jazz Theory

Getting into the jazz vocabulary

  • Saxophonist Matt Otto, author of “Modern Jazz Vocab. Vol.1” has posted an great series of free online jazz vocabulary lessons on his Matt Otto music blog.
  • Saxophonist Evan Tate's book “250 Jazz Patterns” beginner to mid-level in all keys, plus Improv Etudes over several known jazz standards, transcribed solos from Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins and Cannonball Adderley, technical exercises over symmetrical scales and suggestions for improvisation.
  • Jazz guitar etudes by Greg Fishman from GregFishmanJazzStudios.com

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