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. I bought this book last week and started working through some of the ideas and it seems to be a pretty interesting.
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The African process stimulates and encourages this development. The process of learning how to play is rarely that of starting out with a strong, clear conception of how we want to play. In essence each chord idea starts on 1 or 3. Example 17 In the example above we have in the second bar a double chromatic approach galpr from below going up to the 3rd of the C7 then an interval up to what appears to be the 9th of the C7.
He says he is thinking of it as the 5th tone of a superimposed Ab forqard triad Ab,Cb,Eb over the G7b9 chord. Example 19 As you can see, the pattern when translated into FM, takes on a different shape. English Choose a language for shopping.
There was this one guy, a tenor player, who was playing into a corner of the room with his back to the others. At each stage, from conception to realization, an overall goal was imagined hhal by imagining the incremental steps to achieve it.
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hhal I had the good fortune to have studied piano technique with Madame Chaloff jazz baritone saxophonist Serge Chaloff’s mother while living in Boston in the forwarrd 50’s, early 60’s.
A TV documentary showed Dizzy backstage after a high school concert talking to some budding high school musicians. Showing of 19 reviews. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The strong beats are on the 1 and 3 which are the targets of phrases.
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That you can’t play anything until you can hear it first. When starting a melody on a tension beat, the ear wants to resolve the tension by jumping ahead to it’s nearest resolution beat. How do you take a line like “rea llygo odja zz” and have the listener comprehend is as “really good jazz”?
Now try this using 8th notes. Concentration is a mental state and is hard work. Melody conforms with what you have in your mind.
The use of Inner Guide Tone Melodies is also discussed. Play it by itself before trying to play the complete line. As the discussion progressed I started to notice that I was improvising ideas I had never played before.
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Great way of putting it Hutch. Experiment using them in different combinations.
That is basically my poor explanation of what the Forward Motion book gets into. It explains the historical connection between how it was done then and how it is still done today, clarifies those aspects of improvising that have changed and those that haven’t and why. Since this is a natural innate ability, anyone can learn to hear and play in FM. These difficulties occur for one reason only: Despite what one reviewer said, this book is NOT basically one concept rehashed over and over.
RichardBSep 15, Hal is from the generation slightly ahead of mine having done his early apprenticeship years in the 60s, when there were few jazz books or courses to take part in. A good line often motio out or leads the listeners ear into the next chord early From my experience playing with Sam Rivers I learned that any music can be played yalper, no matter the genre. By synchronizing the strong beats of the bar with the strong tones of a chord and the weak beats of the bar with weak tones.
Jazz improvisers have historically tended to show a desire to play outside of the key. Practicing using Vivid Imagining and Focused Concentration is the way to reach this goal. He can play anything anywhere.
Play the series of target notes the ascending scale line to place them in your ear, then try to approach each Target Note from one scale tone above. That being said, it isn’t just a motivational book of “play with more energy” or “use more anticipation and syncopation” or “make your lines sing.
Using a mechanical process to learn a creative process is non-productive. It’s a process of experimentation and trial and error. Myriad Music Plug-In enables you to play, display, transpose and print files created with Harmony Assistant, directly from your web browser. There is lots to learn from this book, but it really begs for a much better editing. Jazz chord changes have four basic chord tones: The goal was to be able to repeatedly attack, with accuracy and control, singly or in any combination, any note of any of the triplets.
Example 13 Rule 3: Discussion in ‘ Playing and Technique ‘ started by proreverb68Sep 14, The mind loves logic and rejects chaos. In the earlier decades of this century improvised solos were created using the melodies of the songs of the period; “let the melody be your guide” being the operative principle. Of all the inventions of the human mind none can be found comparable.
Arpeggios and Forward Motion elaborates on how to add pickups and resolutions to arpeggios giving them a feeling of motion demonstrating the difference between themes that are in and out of Forward Motion. Hal, who was the pianist for Cannonball Adderley and Phil Woods, among others, dissects froward problem of how the phrasing of many aspiring musicians prevents the music from swinging.