Triad Arpeggios for Aspiring Jazz Musicians
“The first three notes of Coltrane’s infamous Giant Steps solo is a simple ascending root triad. Coltrane knew his triads, you should too.”
8.5″x11″ 104 total pages, not including covers
Format: Perfect-Bound Paperback
Triads Are A Great Place To Start Your Jazz/Improv Education
Triads are fundamentals. Most chords are built on some form of triad. The four standard triads are Major, Minor, Augmented and Diminished. They are not difficult, but you must understand them expertly if you wish to move on to more complicated chords with extensions and alterations. This book contains exercises for the four standard triads in every quality, position and movement. By practicing these exercises, you will gain a high level of proficiency and knowledge with triads so later chord studies come to you with ease.
You will always have trouble improvising if you do not fully grasp chords and chord scales. Triads are the foundation of all chords, and a derivative of associated chord scales. In fact, the first three notes of Coltrane’s infamous Giant Steps solo is a simple ascending root triad. Coltrane knew his triads, you should too.