“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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Originally Posted by Nefertiti. Get it on Amazon or get it as a aroud Ebook. It’s a great workout and a fantastic method for learning the modes. It seemed like a cool book when I bought it but in the last year or so Its all been tune oriented for me.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Description Norn Product Description. A dynamic player with enormous technical prowess, Weiskopf is equally well-regarded as a composer, with albums containing predominantly original work.

Adam Rogers 3 Compound Note Groupings. Per Ben’s comment, I’ll look at the etudes in the back of the book for guidance in the application. All times are GMT. I can’t say I understand the usefulness of it.


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It’s a learning tool to help quickly define the mode, not primarily a melodic tool as far as I can tell, or as far as Walt ever explained it to me. I weiskoof like it.

I studied with Walt Weiskopf in college, and worked out of Around the Horn. So learn the head, memorize the changes and then work on different techniques within the tune.

I tried working out of it a few times but never understood the application to real life playing so I always gave up on it. I think the main point is technical facility and complete digestion of all modes of major, harmonic, and melodic minor. The time now is If you want a deeper understanding of aorund to use scales over jazz harmony, this masterclass is for you.

Walt discusses and demonstrates various scales and arpeggios that relate to the harmony so that you ealt improvise creatively through the changes. But not through me.

A Complete Approach to Overtones: Unlike the embedded notation in the videos which is only written in C concert, this booklet includes all the material weeiskopf the keys of C, Bb and Eb.

Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. He took up his first instrument, the clarinet, at age 10 and began his saxophone studies four years later. He doesn’t substitute anything in the scales. I think you are better to attack scales and patterns and theory by doing it in a tune or song. 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.


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.

Let your credo be this: Wasn’t sure if that was breaking the rules before having learned them if you know what I mean. Maybe I need to take another look at it.

I would love to see a few video lessons from Walt on how to use the book and thw it Now I can dig in without worrying about the deviation in his arpeggiation of some modes. Choose an option Bundle Rental Purchase Upgrade. Adam Rogers Technical Studies 1. I was hoping to hear it was a good resource.