Treble Clef Edition. Book includes musical exercises for the four main triads types that all chords are built upon: Major, Minor, Augmented and Diminished. Each exercise is written out in virtually every key, inversion, movement and direction. Also included are a few sample Suspended triads. There are end of chapter tests for each triad study plus capstone exercises to test your overall knowledge. Triads are a fundamental study as important as scales. You will always have trouble improvising if you do not fully grasp chords and chord scales. Triads are the foundation of all chords, and a derivative of associated chord scales. In fact, the first three notes of Coltrane's infamous Giant Steps solo is a simple ascending minor root triad. MUSIC STUDENTS You cannot get around chords and scales playing jazz, blues, funk, fusion, R&B, rock, etc. The knowledge and understanding you will achieve by practicing the triad exercises in this book will greatly enhance your ability to read chords, chord scales and ultimately, your jazz improvisation skills. MUSIC TEACHERS This book includes every fundamental triad in every inversion, every direction, and virtually every possible movement. It even comes with bonus material (suspended triads) and capstone exercises that will test even a jaded musicians' abilities at tempo! MUSIC SCHOOLS This is one of the most complete triad studies to date. Use this book as a foundation study or as supporting material to your present course outlines. The studies, exercises and tests in this book will greatly enhance your current curriculum.