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The Jazz Piano Book

The Jazz Piano Book
A Book

by Mark Levine

  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release : 2011-01-12
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 1457101440
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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.

The Jazz Piano Chord Book

The Jazz Piano Chord Book
A Book

by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

  • Publisher : Wise Publications
  • Release : 2015-04-16
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN : 9781783058655
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Music Sales America). The handy and compact layout of this convenient chord book allows you to quickly and easily find the chord you are looking for. Its layout of the almost innumerable harmonic variations of each piano chord, as well as the great reference system for substitutions and related chords, makes this book invaluable for any pianist looking to expand their harmonic horizons. It is not only a reference guide, though. The lengthy introduction explores what jazz harmony is, how chord variations and voicings contribute to it, and how knowing them can enhance your playing incomparably. With sections for chords built from every root note, divided into major, minor, dominant, diminished and augmented, this book is not comprehensive but is as close to that as you can get. The infinite different ways of voicing each chord are condensed into the most popular and musically interesting, so you'll be able to use The Jazz Piano Chord Book to help you improvise with other musicians in an inventive way, or just to comp with other players competently. Spiral bound.

The Jazz Piano Book

The Jazz Piano Book
A Book

by Mark Levine

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method
A Book

by Mark Davis

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 2015-09-01
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 1495051293
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(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!

Jazz Piano Voicings

Jazz Piano Voicings
An Essential Resource for Aspiring Jazz Musicians

by Rob Mullins

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 2004-01-01
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1476840652
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Keyboard Instruction). The jazz idiom can often appear mysterious and difficult for musicians who were trained to play other types of music. Long-time performer and educator Rob Mullins helps players enter the jazz world by providing voicings that will help the player develop skills in the jazz genre and start sounding professional right away without years of study! Includes a "Numeric Voicing Chart," chord indexes in all 12 keys, info about what range of the instrument you can play chords in, and a beginning approach to bass lines.

Jazz Piano Technique

Jazz Piano Technique
Exercises, Etudes and Ideas for Building Chops

by John Valerio

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 2013-01-01
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9781423498155
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Keyboard Instruction). This one-of-a-kind book applies traditional technique exercises to specific jazz piano needs. Along with warm-ups, etudes isolate each technical problem within a jazz context. This allows for improvisation, directly addressing the needs of the jazz player. Practicing is not only pragmatic, it's fun! Topics include: scales (major, minor, chromatic, pentatonic, etc.), arpeggios (triads, seventh chords, upper structures), finger independence exercises (static position, held notes, Hanon exercises), parallel interval scales and exercises (thirds, fourths, tritones, fifths, sixths, octaves), and more! The CD includes 45 recorded examples.

Smooth jazz piano

Smooth jazz piano
the complete guide with CD!

by Mark Harrison

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 2004
  • Pages : 79
  • ISBN : 9780634073946
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Keyboard Instruction). This comprehensive book and CD package 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 CD 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 CD.

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method - Book 2

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method - Book 2
The Player's Guide to Authentic Stylings

by Mark Davis

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • Release : 2019-06
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781540039682
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Piano/Electronic Keyboard Instruction

Bebop Jazz Piano

Bebop Jazz Piano
The Complete Guide

by John Valerio

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • Release : 2003-01
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9780634033537
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Keyboard Instruction). In this book in the Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series, author John Valerio provides essential, detailed information for bebop and jazz pianists on the following topics: chords and voicings, harmony and chord progressions, scales and tonality, common melodic figures and patterns, comping, characteristic tunes, the styles of Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk, and much more. The accompanying CD features many of the examples in the book performed either solo or with a full band. Also included are combo performances of five of the tunes featured at the end of the book.

The Big Book of Jazz Piano Improvisation

The Big Book of Jazz Piano Improvisation
Tools and and Inspiration for Creative Soloing

by Noah Baerman

  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release : 2003
  • Pages : 143
  • ISBN : 9780739031711
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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National Keyboard Workshop book, approved curriculum.

Intro to Jazz Piano: Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series

Intro to Jazz Piano: Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series
A Book

by Mark Harrison

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 2011
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN : 9781617803109
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Keyboard Instruction). This comprehensive book/CD 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 accompanying CD 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!

An Approach to Jazz Piano

An Approach to Jazz Piano
A Book

by Charles Austin

  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 2013
  • Pages : 441
  • ISBN : 096891294X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"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

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano for Kids

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano for Kids
A Beginner's Guide with Step-By-Step Instruction for Jazz Piano

by Richard Michael

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • Release : 2021-02-17
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9781540067807
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Piano Method). Here is a fun, easy course that teaches children how to improvise and play jazz piano faster than ever before. Kids will stay motivated as they improvise on popular children's songs arranged in a jazz style, while the opportunity to play alongside video accompaniments will inspire a love for performance. Every song seamlessly integrates a new improvisatory skill, systematically building upon previous learning and enabling the student to progress with confidence. Including exclusive access to video tutorials, this book is the definitive introduction to improvisation and jazz piano. The method can be used in combination with a teacher or parent. Topics covered include: swing and syncopation * echo playing * call and response * rock and swing grooves * improvising on 1-5 notes * hearing chord changes * 12-bar blues * and more.

Jazz: Easy Piano Solos

Jazz: Easy Piano Solos
A Book

by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

  • Publisher : Music Sales Amer
  • Release : 2013-11-01
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9781617742088
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Easy Piano Solo). A great collection of 21 jazz standards arranged at an easier level, including: All Blues * All the Things You Are * Beyond the Sea * Caravan * Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me * Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words) * The Girl from Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema) * Here's That Rainy Day * In Walked Bud * One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota So) * Satin Doll * So What * Take the "A" Train * Waltz for Debby * and more.

Latin jazz piano

Latin jazz piano
the complete guide with CD!

by John Valerio

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 2010
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781423417415
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Keyboard Instruction). This book is divided into three sections. The first covers Afro-Cuban (Afro-Caribbean) jazz, the second section deals with Brazilian influenced jazz Bossa Nova and Samba, and the third contains lead sheets of the tunes and instructions for the play-along CD. The Afro-Cuban section contains a chapter on some basic concepts of traditional Afro-Cuban music, including the clave, tumbao, and montuno. Also, there is a chapter on typical piano voicing used in Afro-Cuban music Latin jazz in general. Next is a chapter on typical comping patterns used in various Afro-Cuban styles such as Mambo, Cha-cha, etc. The last chapter in this section features tunes written in these various styles and arranged for lead instrument, piano and bass, piano lead, and piano solo. The next section on Brazilian-related jazz begins with a chapter on the many varied rhythms typically used in comping for Bossa Novas and Sambas, and concludes with a chapter featuring tunes arranged in the same ways as the first section. The third section contains lead sheets of all the tunes so the reader can play and improvise on them along with the accompanying CD. The reader is encourage to continual change the way he or she plays these tunes and apply the principles found in this book to other tunes in the Latin jazz repertoire.

Tim Richard's Jazz Piano Notebook - Volume 3 of Scot Ranney's "Jazz Piano Notebook Series"

Tim Richard's Jazz Piano Notebook - Volume 3 of Scot Ranney's 'Jazz Piano Notebook Series'
A Book

by Tim Richards

  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 2017-12-04
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN : 1365716112
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Scot Ranney's ""Jazz Piano Notebook"" series is a collection of jazz piano books written by Scot Ranney and other jazz pianists. Volume 3 is by Tim Richards, a renown jazz pianist, composer, and author of the acclaimed ""Improvising Blues Piano"" and ""Exploring Jazz Piano"" series' and other books [Schott Music]. ""These are routines I believe are beneficial to anyone who understands the basics of jazz harmony and improvisation. I hope they throw a new slant on familiar chord sequences, or suggest new directions in your playing."" Tim has been a presence on the international jazz scene since the early 80s and has over a dozen albums out as a leader, featuring line-ups from duo to nine-piece. The tips and exercises in this book will help strengthen the connection between your ears and fingers to make it easier to play what you want. Level: Intermediate to advanced. Paperback binding.

Jazz Piano Masterclass: The Drop 2 Book

Jazz Piano Masterclass: The Drop 2 Book
A Book

by Mark Levine

  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release : 2011-01-12
  • Pages : 70
  • ISBN : 1457101408
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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.

Playing Jazz Piano

Playing Jazz Piano
A Book

by Bob Mintzer

  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN : 9781457428852
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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.

Jazz Piano Studies 1

Jazz Piano Studies 1
A Book

by John Kember

  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 2008-05
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9780571524006
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The first of two Jazz Study books from the pen of John Kember, they are fantastic collections of studies and study pieces for the developing jazz pianist. Each book spans a host of jazz idioms from blues, trad and 'big band' to gospel, ballad and more reflective styles. Jazz Piano Studies 1 concentrates on swing, anticipation, syncopation, chord sequences and walking bass. Both books contain hints and tips throughout to keep the performer on the right track.

Cocktail Jazz

Cocktail Jazz
Jazz Piano Solos Series

by Hal Leonard Corp.

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2017-01-01
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781495068942
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Jazz Piano Solos). 25 guaranteed to fill the tip jar! Includes: Alfie * As Time Goes By * Come Fly with Me * Days of Wine and Roses * I Get a Kick Out of You * If He Walked into My Life * I'll Be Seeing You * It Could Happen to You * It Had to Be You * Nancy with the Laughing Face * Scotch and Soda * September Song * and more.