the jazz piano book

The Jazz Piano Book
Author: Mark Levine
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2011-01-12
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Playing Jazz Piano
Author: Bob Mintzer
Publisher: Alfred Music
Release Date:
Pages: 44
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

The Big Book Of Jazz Piano Improvisation
Author: Noah Baerman
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Release Date: 2003
Pages: 143
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"...Develops the skills you need to channel your improvisational impulses into great solos. Complex subjects are taught with an engaging and friendly style..."--back cover.

You Can Teach Yourself Jazz Piano
Author: URI AYN ROVNER
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
Release Date: 2015-12-15
Pages: 120
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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 songbook consisting of several of the authors progressively arranged compositions. Includes access to online audio

An Approach To Jazz Piano
Author: Charles Austin
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release Date: 2013
Pages: 441
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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

Jazz Piano Handbook
Author: Michele Weir
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Release Date: 2006-03
Pages: 128
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"[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 by understanding the harmonic construction of a song."--Page 2.

Jazz Piano
Author: John Valerio
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 1998
Pages: 152
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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(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.

The Jazz Piano Method
Author: Jean Robur
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 1991
Pages: 80
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Jazz Piano
Author: Roger Edison
Publisher:
Release Date: 1978
Pages: 64
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Smooth Jazz Piano
Author: Mark Harrison
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 2004
Pages: 79
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.