Jazz Fiddle Wizard is a book/CD set tailored for advanced violinists who want to learn to improvise in the jazz tradition. The book contains practical theory lessons, presenting rhythms and scales that are immediately put to use. Concepts are introduced progressively, requiring comprehension of previously introduced techniques and terminology. Each lesson includes a theory section and an exercise or performance section.
The books companion play-along CD provides professional full rhythm section accompaniment for each exercise and tune. As the method was designed for college students and advanced players, no violin tracks are included on the CD. The Stuff Smith solo from Knock, Knock- Whos There?
This method assumes that the reader/player has a basic technical command of the instrument and reads standard music notation at an elementary level or higher. Jazz Fiddle Wizard is the most challenging of Martin Norgaards fiddle improv books. If you are a novice jazz player, the author recommends beginning with Jazz Fiddle Wizard Junior, Books 1 & 2 followed by Getting Into Gypsy Jazz Violin, all of which include violin tracks on their respective companion CDs.
Jazz Fiddle Wizard works in conjunction with the website, offering a unique interactive experience in which the reader is invited to pose questions directly to the author. This method has been field-tested with college students and other players from different musical backgrounds and at various levels of technical proficiency. The bottom line on this product is that IT WORKS!
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A performer and recording artist, Martin Norgaard is on the faculties of Belmont University's School of Music and Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music. A member of the acoustic bluegrass/swing/rock band Acoustic Room, which records for Major Records, he leads his own jazz groups in New York and Nashville and has performed with artists as diverse as Rich McCready, Buddy Spicher, and Matt King.
After studying at the University of Copenhagen and the New England Conservatory, fiddler and keyboardist Martin Norgaard earned his baccalaureate and masters' degrees in jazz performance from William Patterson Colege in New Jersey and Queens College in New York, respectively.
Martin's books, workshops, clinics, online resources, and historical performances inspire and motivate students, teachers, and audiences to discover their creative potential through jazz string improvisation.
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Descripción Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG078664799X
Descripción Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. PAP/COM. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX078664799X
Descripción Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P11078664799X