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  • Genre:MUSIC
  • SubGenre:Instruction & Study / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:33
  • eBook ISBN:9781483549729

Basic Keys, Scales and Chords

A Handy Guide for Finding Any Key, Key Signature, Scale or Chord in Music

by Joe Procopio

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BASIC KEYS, SCALES & CHORDS by Joe Procopio is an easy to understand book of all the basic keys, scales and chords used in music today. It includes the notes, charts and examples of every Key, Key Signature, Scale and Chord found most often in the music made by present day composers.
BASIC KEYS, SCALES & CHORDS by Joe Procopio is an easy to understand book of all the basic keys, scales and chords used in music today. It includes the notes, charts and examples of every Key, Key Signature, Scale and Chord found most often in the music made by present day composers. BASIC KEYS, SCALES & CHORDS is a handy reference guide for anyone interested in finding fast any Key, Key Signature, Major or Minor Scale (including the Whole Tone and Chromatic Scales), and any Chord. It is a treasure chest of all Chords including Chords as Triads, Seventh Chords, Ninth Chords, Uncommon Chords and Chords larger than the 7th chord. What’s more, it has a list with explanations of the modern day music symbols used by musicians for all Chords common and uncommon. To be sure, the diagrams, charts, keys, scales and chords contained in BASIC KEYS, SCALES & CHORDS are without doubt rewarding and invaluable for the learning musician.
About the author
Joe Procopio joecopio@gmail.com http://www.joecopio.com Artist/Composer/Conductor Professional Musician/ Artist/ Leader/Lead Alto Sax for many of the nation’s top recording artists including: Steve and Eydie Gorme, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Tony Bennett, Lawrence Welk, Frankie Avalon, Frankie Laine, Jack Jones, Kathryn Grayson, Carmel Quinn, Don Cornell, Bobby Rydell, Vic Damone, Rodney Dangerfield, Foster Brooks, The Vagabonds, The Ritz Brothers, Sammy Cohn, Jimmy Van Heusen, Tiny Tim, Al Martino, Petula Clark, Wayne Newton, Pat Cooper, The Four Tops, The Spinners, etc. Lead Reed Central New York, Jack Palmer Orchestra 1970 – 1988 “The Procopio Brothers” Joe and Greg Procopio Sax and Guitar Duo 1976-1988 Artist/Writer Warner Brothers/Mercury/ Kama Sutra/Buddah Records 1965 – 1975 Child Prodigy “guest” guitarist for Miller, Dorsey, and other Big Bands Conductor Boston Symphony Orchestra student – summer 1963 Clarinetist Conservatory Of Milan, Italy 1964 Lead Alto Sax Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra Savoy Theater Myrtle Beach, SC 1996 – 2000 Lead Reed Palace Theater MB,SC,’99-01: Chorus Line, Phantom, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Sunset Blvd,etc. Teacher/Administrator Miles Clark Endowed Chair, Music, College of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City, NC 2001-2004 Chairman Music Department Cazenovia Central School Cazenovia, NY 1965 – 1988 Director Of Instrumental Music Chapel Hill High School Chapel Hill, NC 1988 - 1993 Instructor Applied Music Cazenovia College Cazenovia, NY part-time 1978 – 1981 Deaconate St. James Church Cazenovia, NY, Diocese of Syracuse, NY 1980 - 1988 Member of the Board of Catholic Education Diocese of Syracuse Region II 1976-1978 Awards/Honors I am indexed. Listed in the Londeix as ‘Compositeur Americain’ in “150 Years Of Music For Saxophone” International Publication by Jean-Marie Londeix, Roncorp 1994 pg.212, pg.293 Teacher Of Guitarist T. Maxwell heard in TV’s Magnum P.I., The Rockford Files, Kojak Awarded membership in American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers 1987 Top 25 International and Award Of Excellence Music City Song Festival Nashville, TN 1986/1988 Recording Artist Award International Competition By Columbia Records and ASF 1982 Full Tuition Scholarship Conservatory Of Milan, Italy 1964 Conductor Scholarship Boston Symphony Orchestra (1 of 16 from 22 countries) 1963 Candidate Woodrow Wilson and Danforth Foundation Fellowships 1963 Publications BOOKS: Basic Music Theory, Básica Música Teoría, Making Sense With Music, Basic Harmony And Musicianship, The EasyWay To Play Guitar, The EasyWay To Play Clarinet, The EasyWay To Play Saxophone, The EasyWay To Play Flute, Making Sense With Music, Basic Fingering Charts, The EasyWay To Read Music Treble Clef. The EasyWay To Read Music Bass Clef, The Words of Christ SOLOS: : Theme And Three Variations For Saxophone Alone (Premier at World Congress Saxophones); Barbie,, Giuditta (Judy), Cara Mis, St. Mary’s Song, Arietta; Lake State Publications Grand Rapids, MI; Honkin’ Horns, Cryin’ Saxes, The Clarinet And Pro’s Polka, The Argument, Ba Doo Ba, Three Little Pieces For Piano SONGS: “Looking For The Good Life” Title song for Dirty Dancing II Vestron 1988, The Touch, The Taste Of Time, All In My Life, Why Are You So Lonely, Maybe It’s The Way, For You My God, My Lord, On My Way, A Woman’s Blues, Bye Bye Bye Bad Luck Blues, What Am I Gonna’ Do ‘Bout You, “Sudden Loneliness”, “Let Me Try” Kama Sutra NY, NY; “Love Believes” Sunrise Records, Hollywood, Ca, SHEET MUSIC: The Bach Jazz Sonata in Eb, Stike’s Sticks, Teddy’s Ready, Marie ~ Marie. My Little Princess, The Argument, My Sweet Jes, Lilly’s Dance (The Tumbler), Honkin’ Horns, Cryin’ Saxes, Ear’s Tears, Firsyd Love, Gordie’s Theme, I Believe And I Belong, Look Inside, The Lover Dies, Nan, Summertime, Thinking Of A Dream, That’s All She Wrote CD’s: Joe Procopio “Live In Concert” , “Saxology”, “All In My Life” “Pethoven” Special Music For Pets And People Terry Tickle and His Swing City Big Ban