Chop-Monster, Book 2

Chop-Monster, Book 2

By Shelly Berg Trombone 1 Book & 2 CDs Item: 00-251580
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Chop-Monster is a sequential jazz improvisation method by acclaimed jazz pianist and educator Shelly Berg that utilizes a "call-and-response" approach: students listen to a jazz idea, imitate it until it is internalized, and then "try it on their own." In Chop-Monster 1, students will hear and improvise to the Ima7, iimi7, and V7 chords in the key of B-flat, plus a basic blues progression. In Chop-Monster 2 students will hear and improvise to the ii-V-I progression in three keys (concert B-flat, E-flat, F).


Unit 1: Establishing Keys with V7 to I Cadences
Unit 2: Hearing Tendency Tones and Resolution
Unit 3: Learning the IMA7 and V7 Chords
Unit 4: Getting to Know the Scales Involved in V7--I
Unit 5: Chord Changes to NO JIVE
Unit 6: Taking the "Jazz Turns"
Unit 7: Moving Ahead with the Be-Bop Dominant
Unit 8: Getting Down with Blue Notes and Scales
Unit 9: Putting It All Together
Unit 10: Coming to Terms
Unit 11: NO JIVE
Unit 12: Hearing the Sound of the iimi7--V7 Progression
Unit 13: Learning the iimi7 Chord and Connecting to V7
Unit 14: Moving Through the Scales for ii--V
Unit 15: Learning the Changes to WAY COOL
Unit 16: Finding the ii--V Line
Unit 17: Nailing the Changes---3rds and 7ths
Unit 18: Getting More Chromatic
Unit 19: Putting It All Together
Unit 20: Coming to Terms
Unit 21: WAY COOL
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Author: Shelly Berg
Instrument: Trombone
Format: Book & 2 CDs
Instrumentation: Trombone 1
Page Count: 40
Item Number: 00-251580
ISBN 10: 0-7390-3143-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-3143-8
UPC: 038081213088

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