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Endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, and others, The Jazz Theory Book presents all the information any student of jazz needs in an easy-to-understand, yet thorough, manner. For intermediate to advanced players, and written by one of the acknowledged masters of jazz, it is used by universities around the world Overview of chromaticism -- Fundamental principles -- Harmonic concept of tonal chromaticism -- Superimposition in various harmonic situations -- Non-tonal chromaticism -- Voicings -- Melodic concepts -- Considerations of chromatic melodic lines -- Interval categories -- Practicing ideas -- Playing situations -- Musical relationships in the group -- Examples of chromaticism from jazz and classical repertoire -- Analysis of Liebman transcriptions -- Playing melodies -- Pattern and variational techniques -- Harmonization of a chromatic line -- Reharmonization of standards -- Analysis of complex chords -- Suspended chord terminology -- Liebman original compositions -- Line compendium -- Voicing compendium
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David Liebman (born September 4, 1946) is an American saxophonist and flautist.
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