What exactly are the steps that lead to ability?In which order should they been taken?What will be required to master each one?These are questions the author has explored in this book, resulting in a rather unique one-thing-at-a-time approach to studying improvisation - one that incorporates discipline, technique, creativity and musical intuition. Each topic is explained and demonstrated using written musical examples and it is accompanied by suggested exercises and a sample daily practice schedule, which can be modified to fit your own needs or liking. The book has been used by the Performance Studies Department of the Berklee College of Music in Boston for teaching improvisation since September 1988.
Should I?This piece originated from my days in Boston in the mid 1980s as a graduate student and as part of the New England Conservatory Honors Jazz Ensemble, which performed music from across many wide ranging styles. Good interaction amongst the rhythm section is crucial. If you have a guitarist or electric keyboard/s in the rhythm section, feel free to incorporate a range of electronic effects in order to change textures. Changes in dynamics within the rhythm section is of prime importance. Think of music from the Miles Davis groups and albums of the late 1960s and early 70s such as In a Silent Way, Bitches Brew, and On the Corner. This Jazz-Rock piece has plenty of room to stretch out over the two key centers of A7 (alt) and Eb minor. The melody should be played with a straight eighth-note feel with attention to the accented (>) and capped (^) notes at Letters A and C. Watch the change in dynamics starting one beat before Letter D until the end of the form. At Letters B, F, F1 (the bridge of the form), the rhythm section shifts to a 12/8 African feel. The interlude at Letter I happens only at the end of each solo form. Note - The solo/ensemble interlude at Letter E1 follows a 16, 10 (8+2), 16 bar form which is different than the solo form at E-H. The interlude at Letter E1 was written to assist soloists with material to play or draw from during solos. Should I? can be heard on Beauty and the Blues (MMC2045J) with jazz greats Billy Hart, Rufus Reid and Tom McKinley.Nombre de pages :44
Workbook in Practical Neonatology provides authoritative guidance on neonatal evaluation and management of the problems that you are most likely to see in practice. Meticulous revisions and updates incorporate advances in neonatal care, including hypotension, mechanical ventilation, and early discharge. An ideal learning tool for beginners and a valuable reference for experienced healthcare professionals, its interactive, case-based approach allows you see to diagnosis and treatment in a clinical context and test your knowledge with review questions and answers for each topic
The second edition of this best-selling textbook is thoroughly updated to include expanded coverage of the late eighteenth century and the Enlightenment, and incorporates recent advances in gender history, global connections and cultural analysis. It features summaries, timelines, maps, illustrations and discussion questions to support the student. Enhanced online content and sections on sources and methodology give students the tools they need to study early modern European history. Leading historian Merry Wiesner-Hanks skilfully balances breadth and depth of coverage to create a strong narrative, paying particular attention to the global context of European developments. She integrates discussion of gender, class, regional and ethnic differences across the entirety of Europe and its overseas colonies as well as the economic, political, religious and cultural history of the period.
The latest edition of this pioneering text atlas incorporates all the advances that have taken place in the field over the last decade. Minimally invasive procedures are now established as the method of choice for many applications in equine orthopaedic surgery, not only as an aid to diagnosis, but also as an alternative to conventional surgery. The text has been completely revised and massively expanded to reflect the rapid growth of this specialty, and covers many important new applications and techniques. This latest edition also features new, full colour, high resolution images throughout, including digital video. It remains the most comprehensive reference available, yet still retains the established text-atlas format, and continues to provide readers with both authoritative comment and practical guidance on all aspects of this important technique.
The classic reference on shock and vibration, fully updated to incorporate the latest advances in the field. Written by a team of internationally recognized experts, this practical and comprehensive handbook provides all the information needed to design, analyze, install, and maintain systems subject to mechanical shock and vibrations. The book covers theory, measurement, testing, design, and control methodologies, and practical applications. The Sixth Edition of Harris´ Shock and Vibration Handbook has been extensively revised with 10 chapters replaced with new material. Coverage of waveform replication and wavelets in shock and vibration testing, and the use of temporal moments to describe an effective duration for shock data is now included.
Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice, 10th Edition has been updated to incorporate new methodological advances and, to the extent possible, substantive examples used to illustrate concepts will be from articles published in 2013 to 2015. The organizational structure introduced in the 9th edition will be maintained - i.e., content focusing on quantitative research will be in Part III, and content on qualitative research will be in Part IV. The textbook package will include the book itself, a Resource Manual, and a digital Toolkit with high-quality forms and tools (in Microsoft Word) that new researchers can modify or use directly (e.g., informed consent forms, demographic questionnaires. Additional useful material will be added to the Toolkit, including links to open-access papers on the topic covered in each chapter. A valuable ancillary package is available for instructors and students via thePoint. They include PowerPoint slides with relevant tables and figures, test bank, journal articles, case studies, critical thinking exercises, strategies for effective teaching, internet resources, and glossary.
This volume invites scholars of the Catholic and Protestant Reformations to incorporate recent advances in transnational and transregional history into their own field of research, as it seeks to unravel how cross-border movements shaped reformations in early modern Europe. Covering a geographical space that ranges from Scandinavia to Spain and from England to Hungary, the chapters in this volume apply a transregional perspective to a vast array of topics, such as the history of theological discussion, knowledge transfer, pastoral care, visual allegory, ecclesiastical organization, confessional relations, religious exile, and university politics. The volume starts by showing in a first part how transfer and exchange beyond territorial circumscriptions or proto-national identifications shaped many sixteenth-century reformations. The second part of this volume is devoted to the acceleration of cultural transfer that resulted from the newly-invented printing press, by translation as well as transmission of texts and images. The third and final part of this volume examines the importance of mobility and migration in causing transregional reformations. Focusing on the process of ´crossing borders´ in peripheries and borderlands, all chapters contribute to the de-centering of religious reform in early modern Europe. Rather than princes and urban governments steering religion, the early modern reformations emerge as events shaped by authors and translators, publishers and booksellers, students and professors, exiles and refugees, and clergy and (female) members of religious orders crossing borders in Europe, a continent composed of fractured states and regions.