The Jazz Piano Book Book

The Jazz Piano Book


  • Author : Mark Levine
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2011-01-12
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457101441

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The Jazz Piano Book Book Description :

The most highly acclaimed jazz piano method ever published! Over 300 pages with complete chapters on Intervals and triads, The major modes and II-V-I, 3-note voicings, Sus. and phrygian Chords, Adding notes to 3-note voicings, Tritone substitution, Left-hand voicings, Altering notes in left-hand Stride and Bud Powell voicings, Block chords, Comping ...and much more! Endorsed by Kenny Barron, Down Beat, Jamey Aebersold, etc.

Jazz Piano Masterclass  The Drop 2 Book Book

Jazz Piano Masterclass The Drop 2 Book


  • Author : Mark Levine
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2011-01-12
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 70
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457101403

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Jazz Piano Masterclass The Drop 2 Book Book Description :

The most comprehensive book ever written on how to create the 4-note, block-chord approach to jazz piano playing used by masters like McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Barry Harris, Cedar Walton, etc. In this book, world-renowned pianist and educator Mark Levine provides a step-by-step, beginning to advanced, masterclass on how to create, practice and extend this most useful appraoch to jazz chord voicings.

An Approach to Jazz Piano Book

An Approach to Jazz Piano


  • Author : Charles Austin
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Pages : 441
  • ISBN 10 : 9780968912942

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An Approach to Jazz Piano Book Description :

"This book is an attempt to address the techniques of piano playing as applied to the playing of jazz. It is also an attempt to address theoretical knowledge, and the application of coherent thinking when improvising jazz music. Many aspects of preparation are outlined, including scales, chords, chord symbols, chord/scale relationships, voicings, voice-leading, and the creation of melody."--Introduction

The Jazz Theory Book Book
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The Jazz Theory Book


  • Author : Mark Levine
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2011-01-12
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781457101458

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The Jazz Theory Book Book Description :

The most highly-acclaimed jazz theory book ever published! Over 500 pages of comprehensive, but easy to understand text covering every aspect of how jazz is constructed---chord construction, II-V-I progressions, scale theory, chord/scale relationships, the blues, reharmonization, and much more. A required text in universities world-wide, translated into five languages, endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, etc.

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method Book

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method


  • Author : Mark Davis
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2015-09-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781495051296

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Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method Book Description :

(Piano Instruction). The Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide designed for anyone interested in playing jazz piano from the complete novice just learning the basics to the more advanced player who wishes to enhance their keyboard vocabulary. There are lots of fun progressions and licks for you to play and absorb. The accompanying audio includes demonstrations of all the examples in the book! Topics include essential theory, chords and voicings, improvisation ideas, structure and forms, scales and modes, rhythm basics, interpreting a lead sheet, playing solos, and much more!

Playing Jazz Piano Book
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Playing Jazz Piano


  • Author : Bob Mintzer
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN 10 : 1457428857

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Playing Jazz Piano Book Description :

For an aspiring jazz instrumentalist, playing piano is one of the most important skills for developing a jazz vocabulary. Bob Mintzer is a renowned jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, pianist, bandleader, educator and member of the group, the Yellowjackets. His new book is designed for the instrumentalist who is not an accomplished piano player but wants to acquire basic jazz piano skills and jazz vocabulary. The book includes etudes that make players aware of the sound, texture, cause, effect and function of jazz chords and harmony. The 22 piano etudes feature a variety of styles, tempos, chord progressions and a the book also includes a chord voicing glossary. Mintzer offers a practical guide with a realistic approach.

Smooth Jazz Piano Book

Smooth Jazz Piano


  • Author : Mark Harrison
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2004-12-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476840765

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Smooth Jazz Piano Book Description :

(Keyboard Instruction). This comprehensive book with audio will teach you the basic skills you need to play smooth jazz piano. From comping to soloing, you'll learn the theory, the tools, and the tricks used by the pros. The accompanying audio features many of the examples in the book performed either solo or with a full band. Specifically, you'll learn: scales and chords, harmony and voicings, progressions and comping, rhythmic concepts, melodies and soloing, characteristic stylings, the history of jazz, and more. THE HAL LEONARD KEYBOARD STYLE SERIES provides focused lessons that contain valuable how-to insight, essential playing tips, and beneficial information for all players. Comprehensive treatment is given to each subject, complete with a companion audio.

Jazz Piano Book

Jazz Piano


  • Author : John Valerio
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 0793571758

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Jazz Piano Book Description :

(Piano Method). This book provides a step-by-step approach to learning basic piano realizations of jazz and pop tunes from lead sheets. Systems for voicing chords are presented from the most elementary to the advanced along with methods for practicing each system. Both the non-jazz and the advanced jazz player will benefit from the focus on: chords, chord voicings, harmony, melody and accompaniment, and styles.

How to Play Solo Jazz Piano Book

How to Play Solo Jazz Piano


  • Author : John Valerio
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 9781495073663

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How to Play Solo Jazz Piano Book Description :

(Piano Instruction). Often, jazz pianists are called upon to play solo gigs. This book attempts to ease the transition from group to solo jazz piano playing with a step-by-step practical appraoch to learning and playing standard tunes by dissecting their component parts; melody, harmony and bass. The parts are then reassembled in various ways. Chapters include: chords & voicings * bass lines * swing tunes * ballads * improvisation. Audio demonstraction tracks are provided for download or streaming online with a unique access code included in the book.

Jazz Etudes for Piano Book

Jazz Etudes for Piano


  • Author : Michael Orta
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN 10 : 1457403692

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Jazz Etudes for Piano Book Description :

Jazz pianist, recording artist, educator, and author Michael Orta provides effective tools to develop and improve your jazz piano solos. Taking the melody and chord changes of standard songs in every jazz musician's repertoire, Michael walks the pianist through the following steps: a familiar melody rephrased so that it swings, two solo choruses on the chord changes, and an analysis of the solo with regard to voice leading, phrase linking, and sequences. For intermediate to advanced pianists with some knowledge of chord scale theory.