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Jazz Composition and Arranging

Jazz Composition and Arranging
Author: Boras
ISBN 13: 9780534252618
ISBN 10: 534252613
Edition: 1
Publisher: Schirmer
Publication Date: 2004-10-15
Format: Spiral-bound
Pages: 396
List Price: $174.95

Aimed at college students and professional jazz musicians, this textbook teaches the basic skills of jazz composition and arranging for a standard rhythm section and five horns. Sample topics include melodic structure, bass line construction, chord voicings, and scoring backgrounds for solos. It is assumed that the reader has already completed two years of traditional theory and one or two semesters of contemporary jazz theory. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR