Saunders | Symmetric Solutions: The Whole Tone Workbook Book

Saunders | Symmetric Solutions: The Whole Tone Workbook Book

Model: 7989 / MB21295 UPC: 9780786683628 ISBN: 0786683627
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taught by Bruce Saunders

Symmetric Solutions: The Whole Tone Workbook author Bruce Saunders uses exercises, etudes and chord progressions from jazz standards to explore the sound of the whole-tone scale, the augmented scale and drop-2, drop-3 and drop-2/4 chord voicings applicable to them. Blues, rhythm changes, Giant Steps, patterns, approach notes, "across the bar line" phrasing, examples from jazz greats such as Joe Henderson, Wes Montgomery, Mike Stern and Wayne Krantz among others. This book is full of great sounds that you can use on standard jazz progressions, vamps, funk tunes, Brazilian tunes -- whole-tone can be used just about anywhere.

Includes Tablature
Format: Book with online audio
Series: Non-Series
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published: 12/19/2011

I Chapter One: The Whole-Tone Scale
Etudes using Patterns
II Chapter Two: Chord Tones & Across the Bar Line Phrasing
Exercises starting from specific notes
Across the bar line phrasing
III Chapter Three: Approach Notes to Chord Tones
Examples of approach notes
Chord voicings
Practice Exercises with Arpeggios, Scales and Approach Notes
IV Chapter Four: The Augmented Scale
Explanation and use
Exercises and patterns on static chords
Chord voicings
Etudes and exercises on chord progressions
Exercises on "Giant Steps" chord changes
APPENDIX: Practice Chord Changes
Blues in F
Blues in Bf
"Autumn Leaves" changes
Rhythm changes in Bf
"Well, You Needn't" changes in F
"Giant Steps" changes
About the Author


  • Model: 7989 / MB21295
  • Manufactured by: Mel Bay
  • Condition: New
  • UPC: 9780786683628
  • ISBN: 0786683627

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