An Understandable Guide to Music Theory (Paperback)

The Most Useful Aspects of Theory for Rock, Jazz, and Blues Musicians

By Chaz Bufe

See Sharp Press, 9781884365003, 74pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1994

List Price: 9.95*
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Description

This guide explains the most useful aspects of theory in clear, nontechnical language. Areas covered include scales (major, minor, modal, synthetic), chord formation, chord progression, melody, song forms, useful devices, (ostinato, mirrors, hocket, etc.), and instrumentation. It contains over 100 musical examples.


About the Author

Chaz Bufe is an accomplished guitarist, has performed for many years in blues and jazz groups, and holds a degree in music theory and composition.


Praise For An Understandable Guide to Music Theory: The Most Useful Aspects of Theory for Rock, Jazz, and Blues Musicians

"For rock, pop, and jazz musicians...the $9.95 Guide crams a remarkable amount of information into 74 pages."  —Guitar Player



"Extremely user-friendly without being condescending to the reader. I highly recommend it."  —Jazz Player


"It's not a textbook, but a handy reference for rock, jazz and blues musicians."  —Arizona Daily Star