Interaction, Improvisation, and Interplay in Jazz by Robert Hodson
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Interaction, Improvisation, and Interplay in Jazz
By Robert Hodson

Interaction, Improvisation, and Interplay in Jazz

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Interaction, Improvisation, and Interplay in Jazz by Robert Hodson

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Interaction, Improvisation, and Interplay in Jazz Performance offers a new and exciting way to listen to and understand jazz. When describing a performance, most jazz writers focus on the improvised lines of the soloist and their underlying harmonic progressions. This approach overlooks the basic fact that when you listen to jazz, you almost never hear a single line, but rather a musical fabric woven by several musicians in real time. While it is often pragmatic to single out an individual solo line, it is important to remember that an improvised solo is but one thread in that fabric; and it is a thread supported by, responded to, and responsive of the parts being played by the other musicians in the group. Interaction, Improvisation, and Interplay in Jazz Performance explores the process of player interaction in jazz, and the role this interaction plays in creating improvised music, including: * jazz improvisation through theory and analysis * musical roles, behaviours and relationships * harmony, interaction and performance Interaction, Improvisation, and Interplay in Jazz Performance will appeal to students of jazz history, composition, and performance, as well as to the general jazz audience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415976817
ISBN-10: 0415976812
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Offers a way to listen to and understand jazz. This work explores the process of player interaction in jazz, and the role this interaction plays in creating improvised music, including: jazz improvisation through theory and analysis; musical roles, behaviours and relationships; and harmony, interaction and performance.

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Author Biography - Robert Hodson

Robert Hodson is Assistant Professor of Music at Hope College, where he teaches music theory and composition. He has previously held teaching positions at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Michigan State University, and has taught courses in music theory, musicianship, keyboard skills, jazz improvisation as well as private piano and jazz piano lessons. He has presented research at the annual conferences of the International Association of Jazz Educators and the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, and has published in Jazz Research Proceedings. As an active jazz performer, Robert has performed with many great musicians including trumpeter Marcus Belgrave and bassist Richard Davis.

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