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Target and Approach Tones: Shaping Bebop Lines (Paperback)

Target and Approach Tones: Shaping Bebop Lines By Joe Riposo Cover Image
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Learn the secret to playing long, flowing musical lines that move from one chord change to the other in a smooth, seamless manner. This book explains approach tones" (a tone or series of tones leading to a chord tone of the next chord---usually by a whole or half step) and "target tones" (tones that resolve your phrases and outline harmony). All great jazz players use this technique to create forward motion, tension / release, and play musical solos that sound "right.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781562242633
ISBN-10: 1562242636
Publisher: Alfred Music
Publication Date: August 1st, 2015
Pages: 48
Language: English