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Jazz Composition: Theory and Practice

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When you think of jazz composers, who comes to mind? Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bob Brookmeyer. This book is about what they (and many others) do. Jazz composition has evolved into a disciplined art that often evidences great emotional depth and breadth of sophistication. Berklee College of Music legend Ted Pease de ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 1st 2003 by Berklee Press Publications
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Richard Pohl
Sep 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Very fine and understable guide to composition in jazz idiom - it assumes that you already have enough knowledge of harmony/chord-scale theory so I'd not recommend it for newbies in music. Anyway, glad to have obtained this one.
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