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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The student lives with the master, cleans his house, cooks, does his laundry. During a recent study by neurological researchers at the University of Tubingen, Germany, Dr. If you start on the “and” of “two,” your ear will want to hear towards the resolution on the up-coming beat, “three” of the bar.

This is no less so for the musician. Playing is learned through direct experience, applying these internal processes until they work for you on the bandstand.

He can play anything anywhere. The edition of the book might be painfully awful, but don’t let that deter you from buying this. The c on a c7 can be called a b9. All practicing is ear training of mmotion sort or another. The following is a tetra chord mixed inversions exercise Example 9, second line that segues into the subject of arpeggios with pick-ups and resolutions.

Its concepts can be historically validated by their moiton use in the tradition of the music. Their hands will hold the brush very lightly so that the strokes look almost undirected.


He could go anywhere at any time and make it work. Pentatonic Scales With FM All the examples in this chapter will, for demonstration purposes, use the most basic pentatonic scale: The ear tends to reject chaos and has a marked tendency to automatically make sense of the sounds it hears.

This is a somewhat extreme version forwarv the process but it should serve to illuminate the melodic freedom that can be possible when using chord tone froward to improvise. In a sense, the mature improviser hears his lines moving TO 1 and 3 or, if you are Charlie Parker, heading to even more distant destinations. Not so much for theme memorization but to internalize the process of Melodic Inversion.

Envisioning musical ideas as starting on 1 and 3 is static, while framing them to end on 1 and 3 is dynamic. An explanation of why this works will follow. There are only three pickups.

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If we accept Kochevitsky’s premise that all music is played by ear, then the only conclusion one can come to is that the child’s aural imagination was extremely highly developed. Melodic Inversions An integral component of practicing any melodic theme, scales, chromatics, intervals and arpeggios, is Melodic Inversion.

Or, the chords are heard as a “color,” such as the “altered” color, or the “Major 7th. One could play more freely because of these minimalist organizing factors. Harmonic Forward Motion details the advanced technique of spelling out chord changes in advance of where they are written and how to make them work within a solo line.


Anyone digging into this book? Hal Galper Forward Motion Book

I was really surprised how my judgement had motionn. As an example, he sites the experience of listening to a Bach four-part fugue.

Chord tones will repeat.

Every student should be exposed to multiple approaches to the theory and practice of playing jazz, making their own choices of what concepts fit their individual ways of playing.

Vivid Imagination and Focused Concentration Students don’t often have a clear understanding of the difference between practicing and performance and how the two interact.

In that way we are, without realizing it, practicing narrow concentration. The only stronger four-note-group is the arpeggio containing the four basic chord tones root, 3rd, 5th, and 7th. He said ” it all depends on the vividness of your imagination and how intensely you can concentrate. Glad to see some of the same sentiment for this book being shared by others on the forum. The harder you try the further away forwward get from it. But they could show you how to play by hearing them night after night, playing it right, so you could hear it and through the process of trial and error, eventually emulate their playing.

Play the first Target Note, at the same time singing it in your flrward not out loud.

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