Improvise for Real: A Revolutionary Method for Learning to Improvise by David Reed
Have you ever dreamed of being able to improvise your own music on any instrument Do you want to understand how music works and be able to create your own musical ideas If so, then Improvise for Real by David Reed is the book for you.
Improvise for Real is a complete method for learning to improvise that has been used by students and teachers in more than 20 countries. It is based on a simple and intuitive approach that empowers you to explore and discover the musical system for yourself. Instead of memorizing rules and formulas, you will learn to understand the sounds in the music all around you and to express your own musical personality with confidence.
The book contains 250 pages of illustrated exercises that guide you step by step through the process of mastering improvisation. You will learn the seven harmonic environments of the major scale, which are the building blocks of modern harmony. You will learn how to improvise melodies over any chord or chord progression, from simple blues and pop songs to the most sophisticated jazz standards. And you will learn how to play with other musicians, creating your own musical dialogues and stories.
Improvise for Real is more than just a book. It is a creative daily practice that will show you the entire path to improvisation mastery. You will develop a deep connection with your instrument and a rich musical vocabulary that you can use in any musical situation. You will discover your own musical creativity and express the music inside you.
If you are ready to begin your creative journey, you can download the e-book in PDF format directly from the author's website: https://improviseforreal.com/products/e-book-improvise-real. You can also get access to additional resources such as jam tracks, video tutorials, harmony lessons and more. Join the IFR community today and start improvising for real!
What makes Improvise for Real different from other methods of learning to improvise is that it does not rely on memorizing scales, patterns or licks. Instead, it teaches you how to explore the sounds of our musical system and how to create your own musical expressions from them. You will learn to improvise by ear, using your musical imagination as your guide.
The book is divided into four parts. Part 1 introduces you to the concept of tonal gravity and the seven harmonic environments of the major scale. You will learn how to recognize these sounds by ear and how to play them on your instrument. Part 2 teaches you how to improvise over chords and chord progressions, using the harmonic environments as your reference. You will learn how to create melodies that follow the harmony and how to use chord tones, extensions and alterations to enrich your sound. Part 3 shows you how to play with other musicians, using the IFR tonal map as a common language. You will learn how to listen, communicate and interact with other improvisers, creating musical dialogues and stories. Part 4 gives you tips and advice on how to develop your improvisation skills further, such as practicing with jam tracks, transcribing solos, analyzing songs and composing your own music.
Improvise for Real is suitable for all instruments and all levels of experience. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, you will find something new and exciting in this book that will inspire you to improvise more freely and creatively. Improvise for Real is not just a book, it is a way of life. It is a journey of musical discovery that will change the way you listen, play and enjoy music forever. aa16f39245