The Jazz Piano Book
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Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date : 2011-01-12
ISBN 10 : 1457101440
Pages : 123 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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 Book

by Mark Levine

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.

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The Big Book of Jazz Piano Improvisation

by Noah Baerman

National Keyboard Workshop book, approved curriculum.

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Playing Jazz Piano

by Bob Mintzer

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

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Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method

by Mark Davis

(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,

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An Approach to Jazz Piano

by Charles Austin

"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

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The Jazz Theory Book

by Mark Levine

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.

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Intro to Jazz Piano

by Mark Harrison

(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

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You Can Teach Yourself Jazz Piano

by URI AYN ROVNER

This book is the perfect introduction to jazz piano for those who are already somewhat proficient as pianists but aspire to playing in the jazz style. The author emphasizes the importance of chords in playing jazz music and offers acomprehensive dictionary of triads, dominant sevenths, half and fully diminishedseventh chords, plus ninth, and thirteenth chords. Chord symbols and voicings aswell as modal and blues scales are also addressed. The last half of the book includes a generous fakebook and a

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Jazz Piano

by John Valerio

(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.

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Jazz Piano Handbook

by Michele Weir

"[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

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Smooth jazz piano

by Mark Harrison

(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,

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Jazz Piano Vocabulary

by Roberta Piket

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

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The Jazz Piano Method

by Jean Robur

Here is a highly original instruction book for beginners. From the start students using this book will learn about theory by studying 'non-classic' styles of music such as pop, rock, latin, jazz, etc. Such an approach is the perfect answer to the growing trend among beginners of all ages to reject traditional approaches to music in favor of quickly learning to play their favorite tunes in their favorite styles of piano.

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How to Play Solo Jazz Piano

by John Valerio

(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

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Jazz Piano

by Janeen J. Larsen

This unique book is especially designed for traditionally trained classical pianists who are interested in learning the rudiments of jazz piano. It uses a systematic, a step-by-step approach to learning to read jazz lead sheets, and provides simple techniques for beginning jazz and blues improvisation. The book is based on many years of successfully teaching classical pianists and piano teachers to overcome their notation dependency and conquer their fear of improvisation. A special feature is the inclusion of complete lead

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Harmonic Exercises for Jazz Piano

by Stanislav Borisov

The purpose of this book is to develop your knowledge of the voice-leading used in jazz harmony and extend your technical abilities in that direction. The exercises will help you to learn the basic way of building chords, develop the technical abilities of the left hand and gain a better understanding of the logic in the harmonic movement.

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Bradley s How to Play Pop and Jazz Piano

by Richard Bradley

This book is for those who want to learn to play current pops as well as great standards, and develop skills in jazz improvisation, arranging and playing a variety of piano styles. It is the third volume in a three-book course that gives the student all the theory, harmony and technical skills required to become a first rate popular and/or jazz pianist. The exercises and musical examples cover a wide variety of styles, including rock, pop, jazz and blues.

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The Jazz Piano Chord Book

by Wise Publications

The Jazz Piano Chord Book, with over 1,700 jazz Piano chord voicings contained within, is an essential resource for jazz Pianists, whether they're newcomers to the style or established players who want to improve upon existing skills. 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

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Jazz Piano

by Riccardo Scivales

Covering a span of time and styles ranging from jazz beginnings to some of the most recent developments, this book collects and analyzes many of the most frequently used jazz, blues, and Latin jazz left-hand piano techniques. Generally, each proposed technique is first introduced by a "model" figure derived from original sources, followed by an explanation of its pattern, and finally by some sample applications using well-known songs, harmonic progressions, or original pieces. For the sake of completeness, most of

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Sunday Evening Jazz   Piano Book  Hymn Arrangements in a Jazz Style for Rhythm Section and Solo Wind Instruments

by N.A

This collection of ten favorite hymns and gospel songs is perfect for your praise band or rhythm section. These familiar tunes take on fresh appeal, with styles ranging from up-tempo jazz to bossa nova to jazz waltz to slow ballads. Each arrangement is designed to feature a specific solo wind instrument (sax, flute, flugelhorn or trumpet). Transposed parts for C and B-flat melodic instruments are also provided. The melody line is passed between the piano, guitar and the solo instrument

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