Playing Jazz Piano
Bob Mintzer - Alfred Music Publishing
Renowned jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, pianist, bandleader, educator and member of the group "The Yellowjackets," Bob Mintzer designed this book 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 the book also includes a chord voicing glossary. Mintzer offers a practical guide with a realistic approach.