Modern Harmony Method: Fundamentals of Jazz and Popular Harmony

$35.00 AUD

This clear and well organised text is suitable for students of harmony, arranging and composition, and for classically trained musicians wishing to further grasp the simple logic of jazz harmony. For school students, the course can be started in year 9 and worked through to year 13. The exercises and solutions are available separately as Sibelius files.

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Modern Harmony Method: Fundamentals of Jazz and Popular Harmony $35 This clear and well organised text is suitable for students of harmony, arranging and composition, and for classically trained musicians wishing to further grasp the simple logic of jazz harmony. Triad structures and inversions, selecting chords, chord symbols, voicing formulae, circle of 4th progressions, extensions and altered notes. Comprehensive explanations, examples, exercises, and solutions. For school students, the course can be started in year 9 and worked through to year 13. The exercises and solutions are available separately as Sibelius files.

Mr. Griffin does a superb job giving clear and concise steps that students should take when approaching the task of harmonizing a melody. Laid out in an easy-to-understand format. A great resource for any music teacher or student interested in understanding and implementing pop/jazz theory/harmony concepts. Music Matters, USA.

Particularly good for senior pupils composing in a pop and jazz style. The material gradually increases in difficulty and there are a lot of useful exercises to be completed by students. Music Teacher, UK.