Suzanne Davis: Jazz Piano Comping - Harmonies, Voicings And Grooves (Berklee Guide)

Books and CDs | Piano

Publisher: Berklee Press
Series: Berklee Guide
Format: Audio / Video | Backing Tracks
Learn the essentials of accompanying soloists and playing in jazz ensembles. 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 to create a rich jazz sound and enhance the sonority of your whole ensemble. It begins with triads and voice leading, and progresses through altered seventh-chord spread voicings for two hands, covering many different techniques for using harmony and rhythm. The accompanying CD lets you practice with a small jazz combo. Suitable for all major jazz styles.
ISBN: 9780876391259
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 01 March 2012
No of pages: 80
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL50449614