PENERAPAN TANGGA NADA MINOR MELODIK DALAM IMPROVISASI GITAR JAZZ

Dias Agusta

Abstract


ABSTRACT

The Application of Melodic Minor Scale in Jazz Guitar Improvisation. Nowadays, guitar is one of important instruments in jazz music. Guitar can have a role as a melody carrier as well as a harmony carrier by its chord. In jazz music, improvisation is an important aspect that have to be learned and played. Player have to understand common techniques that played in a jazz improvisation such as variate melody, play chord tones, color tones, arpeggio, neighboring tones, etc. In jazz music sphere, improvisation using melodic minor scale is a uniqueness. This scale is very well played on dominant chord for creating altered dominant sounds and it also can be played on other chord such as major chord, minor, half-diminished, and diminished.

Key words: Jazz, improvisation, guitar, melodic minor scale


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