Ref.: Dan Hesler
Publisher : Dan Hesler
Practicing the Jazz Vocabulary, by Dan Hesler, is a book for any single-line instrumentalist from high school players to advanced professionals. The book includes 112 pages of musical exercises, divided into 12 chapters on major chords, minor chords, ii V I progressions, turnarounds, cycles, chromatic stuff, chords in pairs, and "Fun with #9 Chords."
There is a 27-page chapter entitled "Slippery Stuff" which consists of things that jazz musicians play when they are not necessarily trying to stay within changes. No matter where you are as a player, this book will provide you with something interesting and challenging to work on.