“Around the Horn” by Walt Weiskopf. Can some of the brilliant musical teaching minds out there give me some input on using this book as my. Around the Horn: 21 Modal Scales and Arpeggios Every Jazz Musician Needs to Know. Front Cover. Walt Weiskopf. Jamey Aebersold Jazz Incorporated, Around the Horn 21 Modal Scales and Arpeggios Every Jazz Musician Needs to Know. By Walt Weiskopf Book Level: Intermediate / Advanced Item: ATH.

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Walt Weiskopf (Understanding Chords & Scales) 1

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Is it a good resource? Norn tried working out of it a few times but never understood the application to real life playing so I always gave up on it. Unlike the embedded notation in the videos which is only written in C concert, this booklet includes all the material in the keys of C, Bb and Eb.

I really like it. InWeiskopf began a fourteen-year association with jazz pianist and arranger Toshiko Akiyoshi, making seven recordings and touring the USA, Japan and Europe several times with her orchestra. A dynamic player with enormous technical prowess, Weiskopf is equally well-regarded as a composer, with albums containing predominantly original work. I think the main point is technical facility and complete digestion of all modes of major, harmonic, and melodic minor.


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For example, on Lydian his arpeggio is 1,3, 4,7. But not through me. I studied with Walt Weiskopf in college, and worked out of Around the Horn. Whether Walt’s exact version of the arpeggio will prove useful in your playing is up to your style and aesthetic, but knowledge of the modes, which is the object of the book along with technical facility, will do wonders for your playing.

He doesn’t substitute anything in the scales.

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Adam Rogers Technical Studies 1. With organist Brian Charette, vibraphonist Behn Gillece and drummer Steve Fidyk, Weiskopf conveys his clear and straight forward message with the remarkable technical precision and a manifest knowledge of music audiences adore.

Choose an option Bundle Rental Purchase Upgrade. I would love to see aroound few video lessons from Walt on how to use the book and apply it I think you are better to attack scales and patterns and theory by doing it in a tune or song. He began his professional aroudn performing with the Buddy Rich Big Band in at the age of I also have “Around the Horn” and have had the same experience that Steve mentions; I’ll use the book a bit and move away from it because it seems hard to apply.


There is an optional PDF for this series which includes the embedded notation from the videos Walt transcribed all of his solos too! All times are GMT. During this time, he began recording his own material.

Now I can dig in without worrying about the deviation in his arpeggiation of some modes. Maybe I need to take another look at it.

Originally Posted by BenBrittonJazz. Let the lie come into the world, let it even triumph. InWeiskopf began releasing leader records that were all met with immediate positive journalistic acclaim and radio success. He substitutes some color tones in some of his scales instead of what would usually be taught in a theory class.

It seemed like a cool book when I bought it but in the last year or so Its all been tune oriented for me. I was hoping to weisoopf it was a good resource.

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