Forward Motion [Hal Galper] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This deep, yet user-friendly book provides a unique view of how to learn to . I have in my collection Hal’s notes from 5 the early 80s about forward motion, Galper is explaining is offering countless ways of manipulating simple at first, and . Hal Galper: FORWARD MOTION, Paperback Book with Online Audio Demonstration, and thousands more titles. ejazzlines has the best selection and prices of.

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Scales lines that ascend and descend for chords that last four beats each, or longer. Surprisingly, the other notes can be diatonic to the key or can be derived completely of notes outside the key, and the solo will still hang together if the half note melody is logical.

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The “whats” of music are factual and genre specific; the various aspects of harmony, melody, and rhythm as applicable to a particular genre or style of music. Most Active Authors Latest Reviews. Search Media New Media. Only then can you apply superimposition to free yourself from the basics, achieving musical freedom.

He talks alot about mottion importance of choosing what and where to play chord tones vs passing tones on strong and weak beats among many, many other things If your ear is properly programmed it will do the work for you. Even then it may be difficult to tell whether the book is worthwhile.

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The possibilities are almost limitless. The concept is there, and it’s very important for any soloist. The three functions interact. Now I see FM exercises as being used to correct what are basically perceptual problems.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sep 15, 4. The process of Faking It is implemented by bringing these highly developed internal processes to the bandstand and just “going for it” without worrying about making a moyion. It has magical qualities. With so many jazz instruction books now on the market does the world need another one? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? They are the preparation, but not the thing itself. Example 28 Spells out Cmaj6 and A Jazz chord changes glper four basic chord tones: No wonder Parker was known to tell his pianists “don’t follow me, just stay with the changes, and it will come together.

In a Bach theme everything surges forward to a principal accent. Most of us have been conditioned into believing that jazz improvising should be hard work and feel that if it becomes easy we are somehow “cheating”. Bad feel and time and not swinging All are longtime members that stepped up to the invite to help out by volunteering their time and effort to help the membership experience on TGP stay on the even keel.

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Chord-Tone Improvising Balper was mentioned earlier that the aural memory tends to retain logical ideas and tends to reject illogical ones. But I shouldn’t say too much as I haven’t read the book The english is funny, sometimes you have to read a paragraph many times to understand what he means. When the articles were first published, I was sure I had come upon original research that no one else had duplicated.

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WashburnmemphisSep 17, Describing superimposed scales in this manner is awkward. The result was that each new generation learned the tradition of galpr music but played the tradition, each in their own individual voices. The other keys will be easier to play because of the work you have done with the previous exercises.


Man’s imagination is the most powerful tool in the universe. Sep 16, The following technique can only be implemented when you have acquired the ability to hear and execute a continuous 8th note line.

Put your hands on your instrument and keep them there. The concept was derived from pentatonic improvising.

One of our goals is to be able to internalize the ability to hear a steady 8th note line and then the ability to play it without thinking. Repetition is a mechanical process that creates mindless and inattentive practicing. The ditch digger’s work was physical. Rogers ask Andre ” Well Andre, how do you play music?

By taking my mental focus off my playing, Motionn allowed my intuition and subconscious to take over the soloing, accessing a more creative inner resource. E-7b5, A7 9, D. Create more interesting lines by applying octave adjustments and the almost infinite possible choices of Target Note combinations, such as in Examples Luckily, because of my experience playing with Sam Rivers, I had no problem with this.

Other editions – View all Forward Motion: When I was a student we had to learn them all.

We are taught to count them as: