Berklee Jazz Piano

Autor: Ray Santisi
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1495032205
File Size: 17,83 MB
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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

Piano Improvisation

Autor: Frank Caruso
ISBN: 9780982802151
File Size: 49,72 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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If you ever wanted to improvise but thought it was too hard, this is the book for you. It de-mystifies how the great improvisors never seem to run out of ideas or hit wrong notes. Everything you need is here, a system complete with all the right fingerings, in a logical teaching sequence for beginning and intermediate levels.Finally, there's a simple, powerful, easy to learn system for improvising in any style: jazz, rock, easy listening, New Age, country, or just the blues.

The Jazz Piano Book

Autor: Mark Levine
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1457101440
File Size: 49,16 MB
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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.

Intermediate Jazz Improvisation A Study Guide For Developing Soloists Book 2 Cds Data Cd

Autor: George Bouchard
Publisher: Jamey Aebersold Jazz Incorporated
ISBN: 9781562240660
File Size: 17,91 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Newly-revised format features a 274 page book, two audio play-along / demonstration CDs, and a third CD with 168 printable PDF pages of transcribed solos (from the audio CDs) transposed for C, B-flat, E-flat, and bass clef instruments! All aspiring jazz players find themselves at a point in their development where they are ready to go from playing "right notes" to playing meaningful solos, and making this essential leap can be frustrating. Intermediate Jazz Improvisation is for everyone wishing to bridge the gap between playing scales, chords, and licks to playing realistic, flowing jazz lines. It's specifically designed to build upon the knowledge you already have (basic chord and scale knowledge) to improve your understanding and skills as a soloist. The 2 play-along CDs include selected tracks from Aebersold play-alongs coordinated with exercises and solo examples played on a separate channel and notated in the book. All parts in the book are transposed for all instruments. "Useful for both private and classroom settings. Expanded version includes 168 pages of additional transcribed solos from the audio CDs in a third CD of printable PDFs (all transposed for your key)! The large, information-packed book is 276 spiral-bound pages and includes transposed parts for B-flat, E-flat, and bass clef instruments. This popular book has become a classic! Testimonials are many about how this book is helping musicians who feel they're on a plateau in their development! Highly recommended. In-depth, complete, and extensive don't even begin to describe the information in Intermediate Jazz Improvisation. With over 400 pages, this is one of the most extensive study books I have seen on the market today. And since it is published by Jamey Aebersold, you know it comes with play-along CDs. The topics covered in this book include the following: chromatic scales, half-diminished and altered dominant chords, melodic connecting and major cadences, cycles, turnaroun

Patterns For Improvisation

Autor: Oliver Nelson
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781562243043
File Size: 78,10 MB
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One of the world's most popular patterns books, many jazz greats have fond memories of practicing from this great resource! It features an exhaustive collection of improvisational jazz patterns in various meters and feels. Comments and suggestions are included by the author---a legendary composer, arranger, conductor, and instrumentalist. This is a very popular book because it helps spell out some of the basic building blocks of the jazz language. It is regarded by many jazz teachers as one of the essential texts for their students.

Joe Pass Guitar Method Music Instruction

Autor: Joe Pass
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1476856583
File Size: 74,44 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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(Guitar Method). A comprehensive, easy-to-understand intermediate approach to jazz guitar playing techniques, helps develop an individual concept of improvising by learning scales and their basic chord forms and further develops improvisation skills through the use of practice patterns. Utilizes transcriptions along with several original pieces by Joe Pass.