Publisher : The Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society
DOI : 10.5762/KAIS.2015.16.12.8830
Title & Authors
A Study on the Motive Development of Larry Grenadier Bass Solo Lee, Pil-Won;
As the smallest unit in the composition of any melody, motive forms the basis for melodic tunes and establishes a starting point for any creation. Among other melody composition methods, how to form a motive, change it, and refine it to develop a solo is important in playing solos, and in an impromptu jazz solo, analyzing how motive is changed and developed and using it can be a method or idea to approach a more melodic solo. This thesis consists of a thorough analysis of the kinds of developmental methods that were used to change and advance motives in three solos by Larry Grenadier, a musician who is active with creative ideas in many genres of contemporary jazz music. After such analysis, these motive development methods were applied to a rendition. Since judgment was used in the motive development methods mentioned in the introduction, elements in the methods that appeared to be motives but were impossible to analyze were excluded from the analysis, therefore making it one limitation of this study. There will be a need for future studies to overcome this limitation.