“Billie’s Bounce” Progression - Analysis (4:49)

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The Blues: Understanding and Performing an American Art Form
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“Bird” Blues and Other Blues Progressions
In lesson 4 students analyze harmonic progressions from 3 jazz standards: “Now’s The Time,” “Billie’s Bounce,” and “Blues For Alice.” Practice techniques are discussed, including ear-training strategies, rhythmic displacement, and voice-leading exercises.

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  • Dariusz Terefenko
    Dariusz Terefenko
    Associate Professor of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media
    Eastman School of Music

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