The Jazz Piano Book

The Jazz Piano Book
Author: Mark Levine
Release: 2011-01-12
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781457101441
Language: en
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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.

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method
Author: Mark Davis
Release: 2015-09-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781495051296
Language: en
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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!

The Jazz Theory Book

The Jazz Theory Book
Author: Mark Levine
Release: 2011-01-12
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781457101458
Language: en
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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.

Jazz Piano Masterclass The Drop 2 Book

Jazz Piano Masterclass  The Drop 2 Book
Author: Mark Levine
Release: 2011-01-12
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Pages: 70
ISBN: 9781457101403
Language: en
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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.

Complete Jazz Keyboard Method

Complete Jazz Keyboard Method
Author: Noah Baerman
Release: 2005
Editor: Alfred Music Publishing
Pages: 95
ISBN: 0739033956
Language: en
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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 DVD demonstrates examples and offers opportunity to play along.

Intro to Jazz Piano

Intro to Jazz Piano
Author: Mark Harrison
Release: 2011-09-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9781480387898
Language: en
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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!

Berklee Jazz Piano

Berklee Jazz Piano
Author: Ray Santisi
Release: 2009-01-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781495032202
Language: en
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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

Late Night Jazz

Late Night Jazz
Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Release: 2013-05-01
Editor: Hal Leonard
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781480356467
Language: en
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(Piano Solo Songbook). Piano solo arrangements of 24 jazz favorites, including: Almost like Being in Love * Angel Eyes * Autumn Leaves * Bewitched * God Bless' the Child * If You Go Away * It Might as Well Be Spring * Love Me or Leave Me * On Green Dolphin Street * Smoke Gets in Your Eyes * That Old Black Magic * What's New? * Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away) * and more.

FunTime Piano Jazz Blues Level 3A 3B

FunTime Piano Jazz   Blues   Level 3A 3B
Author: Nancy Faber,Randall Faber
Release: 1999-01-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781616772864
Language: en
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(Faber Piano Adventures ). FunTime Piano Jazz & Blues provides an entertaining collection of pieces from the jazz/blues idiom. The book is perfect for the Level 3 student interested in exploring this style. It consists of easy arrangements of jazz and blues standards as well as delightful original compositions that are sure to motivate and entertain any student.

Jazz Piano Basics Book 1

Jazz Piano Basics   Book 1
Author: Eric Baumgartner
Release: 2017-08-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 88
ISBN: 9781540011954
Language: en
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DESCRIPTION BOOK:

(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 Rags Blues Book 1

Jazz  Rags   Blues  Book 1
Author: Martha Mier
Release: 2005-05-03
Editor: Alfred Music
Pages: 24
ISBN: 1457444119
Language: en
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Jazz, Rags & Blues, Book 1 contains original solos for late elementary to early intermediate-level pianists that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom. An excellent way to introduce your students to this distinctive American contribution to 20th century music.

Christmas Songs

Christmas Songs
Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Release: 2012-09-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781480300187
Language: en
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(Piano Solo Songbook). 21 holiday classics arranged for jazz piano. Includes: Blue Christmas * The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) * Christmas Time Is Here * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * I'll Be Home for Christmas * Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! * My Favorite Things * Santa Baby * Silver Bells * White Christmas * and more. Includes chord names.

The Library of Jazz Piano

The Library of Jazz Piano
Author: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Release: 2017-06-30
Editor: Music Sales
Pages: 288
ISBN: 1785582402
Language: en
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"This unique collection of some of the finest jazz piano pieces of all time includes songs written by Hoagy Carmichael, Michel Legrand, Richard Rodgers, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Jerome Kern among others. Here is a treasure trove of jazz piano that lets everyone play their favorites. Ain't misbehaving -- All the things you are -- Cantaloupe Island -- Fly me to the moon -- Georgia on my mind -- The girl from Ipanema -- Honeysuckle rose -- How sensitive -- Lullaby of birdland -- Maiden voyage -- Misty -- A night in Tunisia -- Satin doll -- So what -- Take the 'A' train -- The very thought of you -- The way you look tonight -- and many more..."--Cover.

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method Book 2

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method   Book 2
Author: Mark Davis
Release: 2019-06
Editor: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Pages: 96
ISBN: 1540039684
Language: en
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Piano/Electronic Keyboard Instruction

First 50 Jazz Standards You Should Play on Piano

First 50 Jazz Standards You Should Play on Piano
Author: Hal Leonard Corp.
Release: 2017-02-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781495093135
Language: en
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(Easy Piano Songbook). Do you feel you've learned enough piano skills to take on some jazz tunes? This book is designed to let beginners dive into jazz standards with success. The arrangements, although easy, are full enough to make you sound great. Lyrics are also included. This collection features 50 of the best jazz standards ever, including: All the Things You Are * Autumn in New York * Body and Soul * Don't Get Around Much Anymore * Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words) * Georgia on My Mind * The Girl from Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema) * It Could Happen to You * Misty * My Funny Valentine * Night and Day * Satin Doll * Speak Low * Summertime * The Way You Look Tonight * When I Fall in Love * You Stepped Out of a Dream * and more.

The Jazz Piano Chord Book

The Jazz Piano Chord Book
Author: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Release: 2015-04-16
Editor: Wise Publications
Pages: 152
ISBN: 178305865X
Language: en
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DESCRIPTION BOOK:

(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.

Metaphors For Musicians

Metaphors For Musicians
Author: Randy Halberstadt
Release: 2011-01-12
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Pages: 344
ISBN: 9781457101434
Language: en
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DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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.

Berklee Jazz Standards for Solo Piano

Berklee Jazz Standards for Solo Piano
Author: Hal Leonard Corp.,Robert Christopherson,Hey Rim Jeon,Ross Ramsay,Tim Ray
Release: 2017-04-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781495095962
Language: en
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(Berklee Guide). Twelve arrangements for solo jazz piano of standard jazz tunes. These arrangements are fun to play, musically suitable for performance, and support the Berklee piano curriculum and other activities (e.g., auditions). They are organized by performance level, with examples from Levels 1 through 4, so this collection will support every pianist's journey through Berklee and other jazz piano programs. The accompanying recording features performances of the pieces by the arrangers. Tunes include: Autumn Leaves * Black Orpheus * Body and Soul * A Foggy Day (In London Town) * In a Mellow Tone * My Foolish Heart * Stolen Moments * and more.

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano for Kids

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano for Kids
Author: Richard Michael
Release: 2021-02-17
Editor: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Pages: 48
ISBN: 1540067807
Language: en
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DESCRIPTION BOOK:

(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 Rags and Blues

Jazz  Rags and Blues
Author: Martha Mier
Release: 2010-09-01
Editor: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
Pages: 24
ISBN: 0739075292
Language: en
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DESCRIPTION BOOK:

Jazz, Rags & Blues, Books 1 through 5 contain original solos for late elementary to early advanced-level pianists that reflect the various styles of the jazz idiom. An excellent way to introduce your students to this distinctive American contribution to 20th century music. The CD includes dynamic recordings of each song in the book.