Technique

Recycling the Major Pentatonic Scale

The following article is an excerpt from my book, “Recycling in Jazz Improvisation” which can be downloaded as a pdf in my Books section of www.DavidCooperMusic.com. There has been a lot of great information written about the use of the pentatonic scale in jazz. My intention here is not to...

So, you think you know your major scales?

The following article is an excerpt from my book, “Recycling in Jazz Improvisation” which can be downloaded as a PDF under my “Shop” tab above. Can you Play the Phone Book?  Here is an exercise that should test that knowledge, expand your ear, strengthen your interval recognition and further develop...