The culmination of Jamey's 40 years as one of the world's leading jazz exponents.
This volume has updated information presented in a new manner that is both easy to understand and inspiring for all musicians wishing to explore the secrets of jazz improvisation. Includes chapters on scales/chords, developing creativity, improv fundamentals, 12 Blues Scales, Bebop scales, pentatonic scales and usage, time and feeling, melodic development, II/V7s, related scales and modes, practical exercises/patterns and licks, Dominant 7th tree of scale choices, nomenclature, chromaticism, scale syllabus, and more! This complete improvisation set, along with Volume 24 "Major and Minor" can greatly open your ears and improve your playing.
Now the Volume 1 CD is even BETTER! It now includes demonstration tracks of Jamey playing the exercises from the book. Hear the master clinician show you exactly how it is done! These new tracks make Volume 1 an even more important tool for the beginning jazz improvisor