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Author Bermejo, Mili, composer, author.

Title Jazz vocal improvisation : an instrumental approach / Mili Bermejo.

Published Boston, MA : Berklee Press, [2017]
Milwaukee, Wisconsin : Distributed by Hal Leonard.


1 copy ordered for UniM Southbank Scores on 23-05-2019.
Physical description 1 score (xi, 121 pages) ; 31 cm.
Notes Includes code for online audio access.
Includes foreword by Dr. Diane Richardson, preface and afterword by the author, and author biography in English.
Bibliography Includes index (pages 117-121)
Contents Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Creating awareness -- Groove, swing, and vocal sounds and syllables -- Improvising over forms -- Intervals, scales, and chords -- Improvising over a 12-bar blues form -- Functional harmony -- Tensions and chord scales -- Turnarounds -- Patterns -- Analyzing chord progressions -- Improvising on non-diatonic chords and tensions -- Patterns and dominant resolution -- Jazz practice exercises -- Working with advanced patterns -- Developing patterns -- Using the piano for improvisation practice -- Afterword -- About the author -- Index.
Summary Artful vocal jazz improvisation requires knowing the changes, and all musicians need to understand what is happening on the musical landscape. This book will help you hear, understand and apply jazz theory so that you can solo as a complete musician. Each lesson offers a core musical concept related to harmony, melody and rhythm, integrating skills such as conducting and analysis, and reinforcing them with practical exercises. The accompanying audio tracks demonstrate techniques and let you practice improvising with piano accompaniment [Publisher description]
Language notes Staff notation.
Subject Vocal improvisation (Music)
Singing -- Methods (Jazz)
Methods (Music) -- Jazz.
Methods (Music).
Methods (Music).
ISBN 0876391854
Standard Number 888680617110
Publisher Number HL00159290 Hal Leonard