Connecting chords with Linear harmony by Bert Ligon. Hi Folks, Probably like some of you I received a number of jazz related books/references. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony book by Bert Ligon to learn genuine improvisation. Read lessons, techniques and more. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony has 63 ratings and 0 reviews. (Jazz Book). A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and.

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I guess the reall trick is learning to flesh out the basic quarter note outlines with passing notes, chromatic approaches etc, to extend these to the longer ii-V7-I. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements.

I have this book and love it. Many Alto Saxophone Mouthpieces. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Mike’s comments about the use of this book are especially important. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Simon Gilchrist rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Good voiceleading like this is the key to playing changes. Knowing the roots will help you fill in the 3rds, 5ths and 7ths.

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony I just ordered this book on Amazon, looking forward to reading it! And, it already makes use of the great voice leading, chord tones, etc.


Do not let the simplicity of the outlines fool you. In this book Jeff shares detailed analysis of transcriptions of live performances. In any event, have a look at the materials at his site. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

Review: Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony by Bert Ligon

Books like this are as much or more about opening your ears to possibilities. To be sure, I do use a chord-scale approach when I want a more bret feel, but to play smoothly I’m lessening my reliance on that approach. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail. Trivia About Connecting Chords Be the first to ask a question about Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony.

JC rated it it was amazing Feb 17, One develops a sense for where one is inside a longer melodic line — and that has been very valuable to me, since I normally felt I was just “somewhere” in the scale or arp.

What scale is it? Originally Posted by Mike Cesati. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony. Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony Not familiar with the book but it sounds like you’re doing it right. You practice those hxrmony lines in other keys but eventually with this book you will harmonu to play your own lines. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Chances are, if there is a “2” to “5” movement, it is likely that it is ii to some hsrmony of V7.


April Berry-Fletcher rated it liked it Oct 31, Brian Carr rated it really liked it Aug 08, A study of three basic outlines used in jazz improv and composition, based on a study of hundreds of examples from great jazz artists.

Originally Posted by bob3dsf. Trouble is, playing that way is unmusical, unmelodic and unswinging. If you sit at linewr keyboard and play through the changes, altering the dominant 7th chords, you’ll find that the best alterations are the notes that carry over to the next chord.

Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony

What’s the best way to comp? I try to play off the melody. Refresh and try again. I do encourage you to start a notebook with your own favorite linesplay them till you own them and can call them out anytime.

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