Theoretical Constructs of Jazz Improvisation Performance

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The purpose of this study was to develop and test systematically a theoretical model that delineated the constructs and subsumed variables of jazz improvisation performance. The specific research questions were; what specific performance variables are related to single line jazz solo improvisation performance? and; what is the most cogent groupings of variables into underlying constructs which characterize single line jazz solo improvisation performances for all performers, student performers, and professional performers?

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Tumlinson, Charles D. (Charles David) December 1991.

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The purpose of this study was to develop and test systematically a theoretical model that delineated the constructs and subsumed variables of jazz improvisation performance. The specific research questions were; what specific performance variables are related to single line jazz solo improvisation performance? and; what is the most cogent groupings of variables into underlying constructs which characterize single line jazz solo improvisation performances for all performers, student performers, and professional performers?

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Tumlinson, Charles D. (Charles David). Theoretical Constructs of Jazz Improvisation Performance, dissertation, December 1991; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279169/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .