Uncommon Bebop from Common Bebop Practices & Concepts demonstrates how to develop a colourful language for improvisation from common bebop practices and devices. Learn how to alter melodic lines beyond their fixed state to create a wealth of material forimprovisation while learning to hear and treat all twelve pitches equally. The numerous lines, etudes and compositions within Uncommon Bebop illustrate how to:
Create lines from various steps of common bebop scales.
Contrast set lines and phrases.
Expand 8-note bebop scales.
Develop multi-coloured variants from common major, minor and dominant bebop scales.
Use the above techniques to create etudes and chromatic compositions that travel through all twelve keys.
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