This book with two CDs focuses on how pianists play (or comp) behind jazz soloists. It's a step-by-step guide to basic comping of rhythms, voicings, and progressions as played by the masters.
In Volume 2, Jeb Patton explores the comping styles of legendary and modern jazz pianists as a step-by-step guide to comping rhythms, voicings, and progressions. This 256-page book with two CDs
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Play jazz piano with new facility and expression as Ray Santisi, one of the most revered educators at the Berklee College of Music, reveals the pedagogy at the core of Berklee's jazz piano curriculum. From
How many times have you heard a jazz ensemble that sounds great, except the chords played by the pianist do not "agree" with the ensemble voicings? This handbook is intended to be a reference guide,
Anyone with basic keyboard skills can dig right in and begin learning jazz right away. From the major scale and basic triad theory all the way through to 7th chords, pentatonic scales, and modulating chord
This book is great for keyboardists who have learned the basics of jazz harmony and improvisation. It introduces the modes of the major scale, chord extensions, making the changes, using chromatic and guide
The conclusion to this power-packed jazz method for piano starts with a review of concepts from Intermediate Jazz Keyboard and quickly moves on to more advanced concepts like chord voicings,
An effective guide to teaching the jazz rhythm section for the director who does not have experience performing on a rhythm section instrument written by a top jazz drummer and percussionist, Steve
This comprehensive book with online audio 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
The Jazz Band Pianist is the perfect primer for a middle school or high school pianist interested in joining their local or school jazz ensemble. The book consists of step-by-step instruction,
Comping is the practice of using chords to accompany a melody. Whether supporting a soloist, playing in an ensemble, or performing solo, this book will help you to use chords effectively and appropriately
Jazz Piano Essentials includes a collection of riffs, patterns, and exercises as well as explanations of stylistic piano idioms such as stride, walking bass, rootless voicings, rhythm changes,
From the complete novice just learning the basics, to the more advanced player wanting to enhance their keyboard vocabulary, here is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide for anyone wishing to play jazz
Jazz Piano Voicing Skills is a graded course on piano voicings starting with simple block chords over major and minor, then logically and methodically progressing into more exotic and advanced
Created for amateur or professional jazz pianists, this book takes them through all essential aspects of the linear approach. Part 1: The Drop-Two Harmonic Technique begins with the simple
This book is designed for jazz pianists seeking to broaden their knowledge of jazz harmony and to cultivate practical skills for mastering the harmonic progressions found in standard tunes and jazz
Playing for Singers explores, in depth, the art of accompaniment for the jazz and cabaret pianist. It covers all the fundamentals of playing for vocalists, as it applies to the performance of the
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