Jazz Ukulele by Abe Lagrimas Jr.

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Jazz Ukulele by Abe Lagrimas Jr.
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Play jazz ukulele! Learn the essential theory, concepts, and techniques to perform jazz. This book will help you to understand and play jazz harmonies and tension substitutions, and the principles for improvisation and accompanying other musicians.

It includes traditional notation and tablature, and also introduces additional types of notation common in jazz. The accompanying online audio lets you hear the concepts and then practice them along with a jazz combo. By the end of the book, you will be able to play jazz ukulele in ensemble and solo settings. Online audio is accessed at halleonard.com/mylibrary

Abe Lagrimas Jr. is always fascinating to watch and we have recorded his live performances a number of times. This was 2010 at our live music coffee shop to give you an example of Abe's jazz sensibilities. He has been working on this book for the past two years and it is a real tool that can take your playing to the next level.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780876391563
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation through Berklee Press
  • Publication date: 4/24/2015
  • Pages: 96  
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.20 (d)
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Applied Music Theory!
I wouldn't begin with this book but,...This is a must have for jazz lovers. It's also a must have for those who are not sure it is worth the time to learn music theory. This book not only demonstrates the application of theory but demands a basic understanding as part of improvisation. The accompanying download makes it worth it just for the listening. Thank you Mr. Lagrimas! I WILL be a better player from this book.
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