Secrets of Jazz Arranging Revealed

Secrets of Jazz Arranging Revealed” ebook (2005), by Richard Rose

Jazz Arranging is complex and difficult to master. Arranging music for 4 or more voices or instruments has rules to make it easier and sound better. Learn those rules and much more with this eBook. Table of Contents: Chord Progression Rules, Scoring Simple 4-Way Harmonization, Chart of Unresolved Tensions, Additions to Four-Way Harmonization, Alternate Voicings, Four-Way Sax Spreads, Bass Writing in Two, Bass Writing in Four, Background Writing, Low Interval Limits, Drop Two, Available Tensions For Drop Two, Concerted Writing – Constant Coupling, Concerted Coupling – Variable Alto, Concerted Writing With Saxes Spread, Tutti Writing, Counterpoint Rules, Two-Part Counterpoint, First Species Three Part Counterpoint, First Species Chord Substitutions, Cadences, Harmony, Flow-chart of 104 Chord Substitutions, 74 Different “C” Chords, Exercises and Demonstrations, 26 pages.

This eBook is not specific to the guitar, some reading of music is necessary. For all intermediate to advanced musicians.