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Some Changes Made
Running the Changes (Hal Leonard), by the University of North Texas’ Mike Steinel, guides musicians of all levels through the essentials of improvising over chord changes, covering all major parts of an instrumental ensemble along with lead sheets for vocalists. Topics addressed in the 144-page book include melodic paraphrase and quotation; basic chord theory; scalar/modal soloing; bebop scales; and more. Play-along tracks are available online.
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