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American Popular Piano (. Preparatory Level)
Christopher Norton & Scott McBride Smith - Novus Via Music Group, Inc.

J. S. Bach taught his children using the music of his day. He didn't think of using styles that were 100 years old to inspire and develop musical skills in his children. Respected piano pedagogues Christopher... view details

American Popular Piano (Level 1)
Christopher Norton & Scott McBride Smith - Novus Via Music Group, Inc.

Level One is designed for advanced beginners who can already play hands together.  Tasks and lessons include whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, dotted half notes, whole rests, half rests, quarter rests,... view details

American Popular Piano (Level 2)
Christopher Norton & Scott McBride Smith - Novus Via Music Group, Inc.

Level 2 is designed specifically for students in their early years of study who are ready to learn full triads, pedal techniques and more advanced rhythmic figures.  Everything taught in Level 1 is included as... view details

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LE-EILate Elementary-Early Intermediate
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LE-EILate Elementary-Early Intermediate
$9.95
LE-EILate Elementary-Early Intermediate
$9.95
American Popular Piano (Level 3)
Christopher Norton & Scott McBride Smith - Novus Via Music Group, Inc.

Level 3 is designed for late elementary to early intermediate students and introduces basic syncopation, accidentals and swing eighth notes as well as a review of everything learned in Levels 1 and 2. ... view details

American Popular Piano (Level 4)
Christopher Norton & Scott McBride Smith - Novus Via Music Group, Inc.

Level 4 is geared towards early intermediate students who are ready to play pieces that have frequent jumps and spans of more than a 5th, triplet eighth note and triplet sixteenth note rhythms.  The key... view details

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EI-IEarly Intermediate-Intermediate
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American Popular Piano (Level 5)
Christopher Norton & Scott McBride Smith - Novus Via Music Group, Inc.

Level 5 is written especially for early intermediate to intermediate level students.  More difficult theory and musicianship skills are introduced, comparable to the techniques that are learned from classical... view details

American Popular Piano (Level 6)
Christopher Norton & Scott McBride Smith - Novus Via Music Group, Inc.

Level 6 is composed for the intermediate to late intermediate student. This level includes melodies that involve an increasing range of simple scale-type crossings and position changes. The melody is often... view details

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American Popular Piano (Level 7)
Christopher Norton & Scott McBride Smith - Novus Via Music Group, Inc.

The melodies in Level 7 involve more complicated scale-type passages and position changes, including some leaps.  The melody is often found on the top of triads and 4-note chords.  Harmonies become more... view details

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American Popular Piano (Level 8)
Christopher Norton & Scott McBride Smith - Novus Via Music Group, Inc.

The melodies in Level 8 involve a broader range of leaps and turns as well as frequent position changes. The harmonies make full use of jazz harmonies with frequent repeated notes and double-note figures.... view details

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Berklee Practice Method (Book & CD)
Various Composers - Hal Leonard Corporation

Many musicians in your performing groups are sure to be playing music and forming bands outside of school; why not offer them this series to help them along?  Put together by the faculty of the Berklee School... view details

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The Complete Blues Keyboard Method
Tricia Woods - Alfred Music Publishing

These three comprehensive instruction books from Alfred and the National Keyboard Workshop reveal the secrets of blues keyboard. Students at the intermediate level or above can learn to play and improvise in... view details

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The Complete Jazz Keyboard Method
Noah Baerman - Alfred Music Publishing

This series from Alfred and the National Keyboard workshop reveals all the secrets to playing jazz keyboard. It provides a fun way for the player with intermediate-level or above note-reading and keyboard... view details

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Easy Soloing for Jazz Keyboard
Tricia Woods - Alfred Music Publishing

An essential element of playing jazz, improvising solos that are creative and well put together can be very intimidating. Easy Soloing for Jazz Keyboard proves that improv can be fun! Learn basic tools... view details

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How to Play Chord Symbols in Jazz and Popular Music
Lee Evans & Martha Baker - Hal Leonard Corporation

This book instructs the student on playing chord symbols simply and effectively more than any book available.  It only deals with keys up to one sharp or four flats in a key signature.  Divided into two parts,... view details

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How to Play from a Fake Book
ESTEROWITZ - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

For musicians of all levels, this book teaches how to use bass lines, countermelodies, introductions and endings, rhythmic patterns, embellish a melody and how to accompany. All the techniques needed to "fake"... view details

Intro to Jazz Piano (The Complete Guide with CD)
Mark Harrison - Hal Leonard Corporation

This comprehensive book and CD is the perfect "Intro to Jazz Piano." From comping to soloing, students will learn the theory, the tools, and the techniques used by the pros. The accompanying CD demonstrates... view details

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Intros, Endings and Turnarounds for Keyboard (Essential Phrases for Swing, Latin, Jazz Waltz, and Blues Styles)
John Valerio - Hal Leonard Corporation

Learn the intros, endings and turnarounds that all of the pros know and use! This keyboard instruction book by John Valerio covers swing styles, ballads, Latin tunes, jazz waltzes, blues, major and minor keys,... view details

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Jazz Exercises, Minuets, Etudes and Pieces for Piano
Oscar Peterson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson has long been devoted to the education of piano students. In this 71 page book he offers dozens of pieces designed to empower the student, whether novice or classically... view details

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Jazz Piano Comping (Harmonies, Voicings, and Grooves)
Suzanne Davis - Berklee Press

Comping is the practice of using chords to accompany a melody. Learn the essentials of accompanying soloists and playing in jazz ensembles with this useful book and CD package.  Whether supporting a soloist,... view details

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Jazz Piano Handbook
Michele Weir - Alfred Music Publishing

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... view details

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Jazz Piano and Harmony: A Fundamental Guide
John M. Ferrera - Jamey Aebersold

Geared for the beginning to intermediate student, this book starts with triadic and four-part chords, and transitions into the concept of voice leading via inversions which is the key to moving voicings in a... view details

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Jazz Piano and Harmony: An Advanced Guide
John M. Ferrera - Jamey Aebersold

Jazz Piano and Harmony - An Advanced Guide covers important musical concepts in detail, including: Modes; Modal Harmony and Composition; Chord Scales (and their application over specific chords); Left... view details

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Jazzabilities: Logical Jazz Studies (Books 1 & 2)
Eric Baumgartner - Willis Music Company

Many beginning jazz methods and repertoire books are designed for more experienced students. The Jazzabilities series is different. The emphasis is on developing rhythmic control through short, jazzy... view details

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Latin Jazz Piano Improvisation (Clave, Comping and Soloing)
Rebecca Cline - Berklee Press

Improvise on the piano in Latin music settings. This book breaks down the harmonic, rhythmic and melodic techniques used by the greatest artists of Cuban piano music, such as Ruben Gonzales (Buena Vista Social... view details

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