Jazz Violin Studies

by Usher Abell
$20.25
sku: 02-93954M
Book with online audio. Assumes the student knows the basics of music theory and technique. A complete study and reference book which gives string players experience with rhythmic concepts, bowing styles, syncopation, and other jazz violin effects. Includes "licks" of various lengths. The play-along stereo recording has select examples played at various speeds. 152 pp.   More Details...

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Contents:

Book:

  • Introduction
  • Jazz Styles-- An Analysis
  • Modes or Scales
  • Rhythmic and Bowing Styles
  • Musical Examples of Bowing Styles
  • Syncopation
  • Musical Examples and Studies in Syncopation
  • The Slide or Portamento
  • Musical Examples and Studies Utilizing the Slide or Portamento
  • Chords
  • Chart of Non-chord Tones
  • Visual Chart Showing Note Spelling of Selected Commonly Used Chords
  • Musical Phrases of Two or More Measures Utilizing Various Chord Structures
  • Selected Chord Progressions-- Musical Examples
  • Musical Passages and Studies Using One or More Harmonic Changes per Measure
  • Diminished Seventh Chords--Explanation and Note Spelling
  • Musical Examples and Studies Utilizing Diminished Seventh Chords
  • Special Effects
  • Harmonics
  • Musical Examples Utilizing Harmonics
  • Double Stops-- Musical Examples and Studies
  • Pizzicato-- Musical Examples and Studies
  • Arpeggio Bowing-- Musical Examples and Studies
  • Tremolo Bowing-- Musical Examples and Studies
  • Shuffle Bowing-- Musical Examples and Studies
  • Staccato Bowing-- Musical Examples and Studies
  • Violin Solo Utilizing Staccato Bowing -- Old Joe Clark -- Piano Accompaniment Included
  • Jazz Variations on Musical Themes
  • Frankie and Johnny-- with Variations-- Violin Solo
  • Frankie and Johnny-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Careless Love-- Violin Solo
  • Careless Love-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Every Night When the Sun Goes In-- with Variations-- Violin Solo
  • Every Night When the Sun Goes In-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Sweet and Sour-- Violin Solo
  • Sweet and Sour-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Jazz Violin Pieces and Studies for Further Study
  • Discography
  • Arrangements and Compositions by Usher Abell in Various Jazz Styles
  • Oh, When the Saints Go Marching In-- Violin
  • Oh, When the Saints Go Marching In-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Oh, When the Saints Go Marching In-- Second Violin Part
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee-- Violin
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee-- Second Violin Part
  • Mother Doesn't Allow Any Fiddle Playing In Here-- Violin
  • Mother Doesn't Allow Any Fiddle Playing In Here-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Mother Doesn't Allow Any Fiddle Playing In Here-- Second Violin Part
  • Fiddler's Folly-- Violin Solo
  • Fiddler's Folly-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Sequel-- Violin Solo
  • Sequel-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Wild Bird-- Violin Solo
  • Wild Bird-- Piano Accompaniment
  • Bibliography

Audio:

  • Introduction: Jazz Violin Study #54 (pg. 55) [2:08]
  • Introduction [:34]
  • Tuning [:14]
  • Style Exercise #2 (pg. 9) [:38]
  • Style Exercise #3 (pg. 9) [:36]
  • Style Exercise #4 (pg. 9) [:36]
  • Style Exercise #5 (pg. 10) [:17]
  • Style Exercise #6 (pg. 10) [:42]
  • Style Exercise #7 (pg. 10) [:25]
  • Style Exercise #8 (pg. 10) [:24]
  • Style Exercise #9 (pg. 11) [:26]
  • Style Exercise #10 (pg. 11) [:25]
  • Seventh Chord Sequences Exercise #13 (pg. 12) [1:09]
  • Syncopation Exercise #5 (pg. 20) [:21]
  • Syncopation Exercise #6 (pg. 20) [:24]
  • Syncopation Exercise #7 (pg. 20) [:14]
  • Syncopation Exercise #8 (pg. 20) [:14]
  • Syncopation Exercise #9 (pg. 20) [:29]
  • Syncopation Exercise #10 (pg. 21) [:33]
  • Syncopation Exercise #12 (pg. 21) [:38]
  • Syncopation Exercise #13 (pg. 22) [:40]
  • Syncopation Exercise #14 (pg. 22) [:41]
  • The Slide Exercise #3 (pg. 30) [:38]
  • The Slide Exercise #4 (pg. 30) [:16]
  • The Slide Exercise #6 (pg. 31) [:55]
  • The Slide Exercise #7 (pg. 31) [:22]
  • Chords Exercise #1 (pg. 39) [:45]
  • Chords Exercise #3 (pg. 39) [:23]
  • Chords Exercise #4 (pg. 39) [:12]
  • Chords Exercise #5 (pg. 40) [:13]
  • Chords Exercise #8 (pg. 40) [:19]
  • Chords Exercise #9 (pg. 41) [:23]
  • Chords Exercise #10 (pg. 41) [:19]
  • Chords Exercise #14 (pg. 42) [:14]
  • Chords Exercise #15 (pg. 42) [:14]
  • Chords Exercise #16 (pg. 42) [:22]
  • Chords Exercise #17 (pg. 43) [:25]
  • Chords Exercise #19 (pg. 43) [:15]
  • Chords Exercise #20 (pg. 43) [:12]
  • Chords Exercise #21 (pg. 44) [:15]
  • Chords Exercise #22 (pg. 44) [:13]
  • Chords Exercise #23 (pg. 44) [:15]
  • Chords Exercise #24 (pg. 44) [:14]
  • Chords Exercise #25 (pg. 44) [:15]
  • Chords Exercise #31 (pg. 46) [:22]
  • Chords Exercise #32 (pg. 46) [:13]
  • Chords Exercise #33 (pg. 40) [:15]
  • Chords Exercise #35 (pg. 46) [:15]
  • Chords Exercise #38 (pg. 47) [:17]
  • Chords Exercise #39 (pg. 47) [:15]
  • Chords Exercise #40 (pg. 47) [:15]
  • Chords Exercise #41 (pg. 47) [:16]
  • Chords Exercise #44 (pg. 49) [1:05]
  • Chords Exercise #46 (pg. 50) [:25]
  • Chords Exercise #48 (pg. 51) [:36]
  • Chords Exercise #53 (pg. 54) [2:55]
  • Diminished Seventh Chords Exercise #1 (pg. 58) [:18]
  • Diminished Seventh Chords Exercise #2 (pg. 58) [1:18]
  • Diminished Seventh Chords Exercise #3 (pg. 58) [:23]
  • Careless Love (pg. 92) [1:27]
  • Every Night When the Sun Goes In (pg. 95) [2:11]
  • Sweet and Sour & Sweet and Sour Jam (pg. 98) [4:23]
  • Sixteen Jazz Violin Pieces and Studies Exercise 2 (pg. 104) [3:00]
  • Sixteen Jazz Violin Pieces and Studies Exercise 6 (pg. 106) [1:24]
  • Sixteen Jazz Violin Pieces and Studies Exercise 9 (pg. 108) [2:04]
  • Sixteen Jazz Violin Pieces and Studies Exercise 13 (pg. 111) [3:27]
  • Sixteen Jazz Violin Pieces and Studies Exercise 14 (pg. 112) [2:07]
  • Sixteen Jazz Violin Pieces and Studies Exercise 16 (pg. 113) [1:30]
  • Oh, When the Saints Go Marching In (pg. 116) [1:31]
  • Just a Closer Walk with Thee (pg. 122) [2:57]
  • Fiddlers Folly (pg. 137) [2:09]
  • Sequel (pg. 143) [1:33]
  • Wild Bird (pg. 148) [1:51]