Target and Approach Tones

Target and Approach Tones
Shaping Bebop Lines

By Joe Riposo Book Level: Intermediate / Advanced Item: 24-TAT

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Learn the secret to playing long, flowing musical lines that move from one chord change to the other in a smooth, seamless manner. This book explains "approach tones" (a tone or series of tones leading to a chord tone of the next chord---usually by a whole or half step) and "target tones" (tones that resolve your phrases and outline harmony). All great jazz players use this technique to create forward motion, tension / release, and play musical solos that sound "right."

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Author: Joe Riposo
Format: Book
Page Count: 48
Item Number: 24-TAT
ISBN 10: 1-56224-263-6
ISBN 13: 978-1-56224-263-3
UPC: 635621500157

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