Jazz Saxophone Improvisation
Improvising with the Diminished Scale
Eric Alexander & Bill Rinehart
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In this ebook, I will show players how I like to think about the scale in terms of resolutions in ii-V settings and also how, by it’s construction, the diminished scale is easily transposed and applied to all twelve keys. As you will see in this book, the diminished scale perfectly outlines the tritone relationship between two sets of chord progressions, which is one of the most important, if not THE most important, concept in modern jazz harmony.
Just what I needed!
Best single explanation I have run into for how to apply diminished scales in improvisation.