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 : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457101441

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The Jazz Piano Book Excerpt :

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 Excerpt :

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.

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
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457101458

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The Jazz Theory Book Excerpt :

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.

Berklee Jazz Piano Book

Berklee Jazz Piano


  • Author : Ray Santisi
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9781495032202

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Berklee Jazz Piano Excerpt :

(Berklee Guide). Play jazz piano with new facility and expression as Ray Santisi, one of the most revered educators at the Berklee College of Music and mentor to Keith Jarrett, Diana Krall, Joe Zawinul, and thousands of others reveals the pedagogy at the core of Berklee's jazz piano curriculum. From beginning through advanced levels, Berklee Jazz Piano maps the school's curriculum: a unique blend of theory and application that gives you a deep, practical understanding of how to play jazz. Concepts are illustrated on the accompanying online audio, where you'll hear how one of the great jazz pianists and educators of our time applies these concepts to both jazz standards and original compositions, and how you can do the same. You will learn: * Jazz chords and their characteristic tension substitutions, in many voicings and configurations * Modes and scales common in jazz * Techniques for comping, developing bass lines, harmonizing melodies, melodizing harmonies, and improvisation * Practice techniques for committing these concepts to your muscle memory * Variations for solo and ensemble playing * Advanced concepts, such as rhythmic displacement, approach-chord harmonization, and jazz counterpoint

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 Excerpt :

(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!

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 Excerpt :

"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

Jazz Piano Handbook Book

Jazz Piano Handbook


  • Author : Michele Weir
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007-12
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 0739047957

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Jazz Piano Handbook Excerpt :

"[Student will learn the following:] open a fake book/sheet music with chord symbols and play a tune, accompany vocalist/instrumentalist on any type of tune, get a solo piano/vocal gig, use the piano as a helpful tool to practice vocal improvisation, analyze the chord changes to a song and understand the function of each chord within the progression, double-check published leads-sheets for accuracy, improve composition skills by being able to play and hear the tunes, improve improvisation skills by understanding the harmonic construction of a song."--Page 2.

Intro to Jazz Piano Book

Intro to Jazz Piano


  • Author : Mark Harrison
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480387898

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Intro to Jazz Piano Excerpt :

(Keyboard Instruction). This comprehensive book with audio is the perfect Intro to Jazz Piano . From comping to soloing, you'll learn the theory, the tools, and the techniques used by the pros. The audio demonstrates most of the music examples in the book. The full band tracks feature the rhythm section on the left channel and the piano on the right channel, so that you can play along with the band. Covers: jazz chords and progressions; jazz swing and bossa nova comping; voicings and patterns; melodic treatment; soloing techniques; how to play from a fake book; and more. Get started today!

Complete Jazz Keyboard Method Book

Complete Jazz Keyboard Method


  • Author : Noah Baerman
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 95
  • ISBN 10 : 0739033956

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Complete Jazz Keyboard Method Excerpt :

Anyone with basic keyboard skills (equivalent to Alfred's Basic Piano, Lesson Book 2) can dig right in and begin learning jazz right away. Spanning from the major scale and basic triad theory all the way through 7th chords, pentatonic scales and modulating chord progressions, this book features a full etude or tune demonstrating every new concept introduced. Beginning Jazz Keyboard breaks the age-old tradition of dry, intimidating and confusing jazz books, and provides an actual step-by-step and enjoyable method for learning to play in this style. The DVD demonstrates examples and offers opportunity to play along.

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 Excerpt :

(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.

Modern Pop Keyboard Book

Modern Pop Keyboard


  • Author : Mark Harrison
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2016-06-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9781495070099

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Modern Pop Keyboard Excerpt :

(Keyboard Instruction). This comprehensive book will teach you the basic skills need to play modern pop keyboard. From comping to soloing, from grand to piano synth pads, you'll learn the theory, the tools, and the techniques used by the pros. The online audio demonstrates most of the music examples in the book. Now including PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right available exclusively from Hal Leonard.

Big Book of Beginner s Piano Classics Book

Big Book of Beginner s Piano Classics


  • Author : Bergerac
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 133
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486466156

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Big Book of Beginner s Piano Classics Excerpt :

Eighty-three popular piano classics arranged for the beginning student are accompanied by a short history of each piece and advice on playing each arrangement.5NjBwBT

The BB Jazz Standards Progressions Book Vol  I Book

The BB Jazz Standards Progressions Book Vol I


  • Author : mDecks Music
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-12-16
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN 10 : 1791776647

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The BB Jazz Standards Progressions Book Vol I Excerpt :

(Fake Book). Perfect Binding Edition.This unprecedented, revolutionary collection of jazz standards progressions includes all harmonic progressions with full harmonic analysis, chords, chord-scales and arrows & brackets analysis.Every Jazz Standard analysis was hand-made by well-versed jazz musicians. Every function, chord-scale, modulation and pivot-chord was carefully chosen to create the best possible harmonic interpretation of the progression.All double-page songs are presented side-by-side, so no flipping through pages is necessary.Available for Concert, Bb & Eb Instruments.Volume I has 291 songs including All Blues * Autumn Leaves * All of Me * Blue Trane * Body and Soul * Desafinado * Donna Lee * Girl From Ipanema * It Don't Mean a Thing * Like Someone in Love * Misty * Moment's Notice * My Favorite Things * Prelude to a Kiss * Stella By Starlight * Wave * and hundreds more!

Chords in Motion Book

Chords in Motion


  • Author : Andy LaVerne
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 2015-02
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN 10 : 1562242903

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Chords in Motion Excerpt :

Noted jazz pianist, composer, recording artist and educator Andy LaVerne has drawn from his decades of experience playing with master musicians from Getz to Lovano to create this comprehensive compendium of contemporary moving voicings. Quartal, quintal, drop 2, dominant 7b9/diminished, triadic, whole tone and chromatic performance proven voicings pioneered by McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Andy himself are presented and fleshed out in all twelve keys. This book picks up where others leave off, enabling you to replace static chords with voicings that move melodically, dramatically, and gracefully over the entire range of the keyboard. Firmly rooted in contemporary jazz theory, the emphasis is on practical performance applications. Andy ties it all together with illustrations of comping choruses for five standard jazz tunes. Chords in Motion satisfies a long awaited need in actual comping situations, and shows you how to move chords through varying harmonic rhythms. FINALLY---a book that gives you moving voicings, and sets them in motion in all twelve keys. Chords in Motion is a valuable resource for all keyboardists, arrangers, and instrumentalists. Activate, animate, and energize your comping with this encyclopedic volume. 156 pages, spiral bound for easy opening.

The Pop Piano Book Book

The Pop Piano Book


  • Author : Mark Harrison
  • Publisher : Harrison Music Education Systems
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN 10 : 0793598788

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The Pop Piano Book Excerpt :

(Piano). This cutting-edge keyboard method is a total step-by-step approach to creating keyboard parts spontaneously. Rhythmic and harmonic concepts are applied in all keys, and are then used as a basis for developing specific solutions in rock, pop, ballad, funk, new age, country and gospel styles. Endorsed by Grammy winners, top educators, and Keyboard magazine.