The Jazz Piano Book


Author: Mark Levine
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1457101440
Category: Music
Page: N.A
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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 Theory Book


Author: Mark Levine
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1457101459
Category: Music
Page: N.A
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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.

The Jazz Piano Chord Book


Author: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Publisher: Wise Publications
ISBN: 9781783058655
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Page: 152
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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.

Playing Jazz Piano


Author: Bob Mintzer
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457428852
Category: Music
Page: 44
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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.

Berklee Jazz Piano


Author: Ray Santisi
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1495032205
Category: Music
Page: 112
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(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

Jazz Piano Voicings

An Essential Resource for Aspiring Jazz Musicians
Author: Rob Mullins
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1476840652
Category: Music
Page: 208
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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.

Modern Jazz Piano

A Study in Harmony
Author: Brian Waite
Publisher: Music Sales Amer
ISBN: 9780711908413
Category: Music
Page: 128
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(Music Sales America). Based on the author's experience in teaching in jazz workshops, this text explains the principles of the jazz art form. Useful for teachers wishing to include jazz in the music curriculum.

Beginning Jazz Keyboard

The Complete Jazz Keyboard Method
Author: Noah Baerman
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780882849102
Category: Music
Page: 96
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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 CD demonstrates examples and offers opportunity to play along.

Jazz Piano Basics - Book 1

A Logical Method for Enhancing Your Jazzabilities
Author: Eric Baumgartner
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 154001195X
Category: Music
Page: 88
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(Willis). Book 1 of a two-volume series that presents the fundamentals of jazz in a logical and accessible manner, primarily through short, progressive exercises. Ideal for anyone wishing to expand their "jazzabilities" and especially practical for those interested in participating in a school jazz program. Includes online audio tracks. Concepts covered include: * Improvisation * Swing rhythms * Common jazz chords and scales * Accompaniment techniques * 12-bar blues, and much more! NOTE: Jazz Piano Basics is a revised and vastly expanded version of the Jazzabilities series.

Jazz Piano Handbook

Essential Jazz Piano Skills for All Musicians
Author: Michele Weir
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780739047958
Category: Music
Page: 128
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If you're a jazz singer or instrumentalist and don't already have basic skills in jazz piano: now is the time! Piano skills are the gateway to understanding chords and progressions, checking lead sheets for accuracy, learning new tunes, arranging, writing your own tunes, becoming a better improviser and so on. This book outlines an easy step-by-step process that makes learning basic jazz piano easy and fun!

Intro to Jazz Piano

Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series
Author: Mark Harrison
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1480387894
Category: Music
Page: 104
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(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!

The Jazz Harmony Book

A Course in Adding Chords to Melodies
Author: David Berkman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781883217792
Category: Chords (Music)
Page: 206
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This book teaches the ideas behind adding chords to melodies. It begins with basic chords and progressions, and moves to more complex ideas. With an introduction and two appendices. Two CDs of additional material.

Jazz Piano Vocabulary

The Mixolydian Mode
Author: Roberta Piket
Publisher: muse eek publishing
ISBN: 9781594899584
Category: Music
Page: 56
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This book is the 2nd volume in a series designed to help the student of jazz piano learn and apply jazz scales by mastering each scale and its uses in improvisation. Each book focuses on a different scale, illustrating the scale in all twelve keys with complete fingerings. Also provided are chords and left hand voicings to match, exercises and etudes to help apply the material to improvising, ideas for further study and listening, and detailed instructions and suggestions on how to practice the material.

Metaphors For Musicians


Author: Randy Halberstadt
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1457101432
Category: Music
Page: 344
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This practical and enlightening book gives insight into almost every aspect of jazz musicianship---scale/chord theory, composing techniques, analyzing tunes, practice strategies, etc. For any level of player, on any instrument. Endorsed by Jessica Wiliams, Jerry Bergonzi, Bill mays, etc.

A Classical Approach to Jazz Piano

Exploring Harmony
Author: Dominic Alldis
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780634001772
Category: Music
Page: 230
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(Piano). A serious and thorough discussion of harmony for the literate pianist, this book by Professor Dominic Alldis of the Royal Academy of Music in London addresses accompaniment models, basic jazz theory, polychords, reharmonization, upper structure triads, block chords, pentatonic harmony, and many more subjects, drawing harmonic parallels from classical composers. Alldis includes key excerpts from the greatest jazz standards to illustrate his points.

Jazz Piano Studies


Author: John Kember
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571524006
Category: Music
Page: 32
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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.

Jazz keyboard harmony

a practical method for all musicians
Author: Phil DeGreg
Publisher: Jamey Aebersold Jazz Incorporated
ISBN: 9781562240691
Category: Music
Page: 243
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Jazz Piano from Scratch

A How-to Guide for Students and Teachers
Author: Charles Beale
Publisher: Abrsm Pub
ISBN: 9780634033117
Category: Music
Page: 197
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(Instructional). Jazz Piano from Scratch is a complete step-by-step guide to playing jazz with confidence and style. Designed for the absolute beginner, it breaks down the process into simple yet fun activities, with many musical examples to illustrate the points made. The accompanying CD provides examples, activities and some great trio playing to use as a backdrop to the student's own work. Together with a range of other supporting materials pieces, scales, quick studies, aural tests and more this book/CD pack provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of jazz.

The Pop Piano Book


Author: Mark Harrison
Publisher: Harrison Music Education Systems
ISBN: 9780793598786
Category: Music
Page: 498
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(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.

Tonal and Rhythmic Principles


Author: John Mehegan
Publisher: Music Sales Amer
ISBN: 9780823025596
Category: Music
Page: 223
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The fundamentals of jazz are here explained and systemized in 70 lessons based on 60 jazz standards. It covers the styles of musicians from Buddy Bolden to Dizzy Gillespie.