The Jazz Piano Chord Book
, with over 1,700 jazz Piano chord voicings contained within, is an essential resource for jazz Pianists, whether they're newcomers to the style or established players who want to improve upon existing skills.
"It's straightforward, clear and a really helpful and practical aid for beginning and inexperienced jazz musicians. Even those with a bit of time under their belt playing jazz would gain a great deal from this book." - Julian Joseph
, internationally renowned jazz pianist and composer.
The handy and compact layout of this convenient Chord Book allows you to quickly and easily find the chord you are looking for. Its layout of the almost innumerable harmonic variations of each Piano chord, as well as the great reference system for substitutions and related chords, makes this book invaluable for any pianist looking to expand their harmonic horizons.
"The new Jazz Piano Chord Book is a great tool for finding new harmonies, and the left-hand voicings are an extra bonus. The size is perfect! This book is very useful for all of us and we'll certainly use this at our next piano camp." - Robert Wells, pianist, with links to RYTMUS and Roland Sweden, as well as his own Robert Wells Academy.
It is not only a reference guide though, the lengthy introduction explores what jazz harmony is, how chord variations and voicings contribute to it, and how knowing them can enhance your playing incomparably. With sections for chords built from every root note, divided into major, minor, dominant, diminished and augmented, this book is not comprehensive but is as close to that as you can get. The infinite different ways of voicing each chord are condensed into the most popular and musically interesting, so you'll be able to use The Jazz Piano Chord Book to help you improvise with other musicians in an inventive way, or just to comp with other players competently.
The Jazz Piano Chord Book is compatible with all jazz chord symbol notation, so you'll be able to use it to find any chord that you might need to play with ease. With its compact size and durable design, it will slip easily into any case, crucially allowing you to take it with you wherever you go, so you'll never be caught short without that chord again!
For a complete and authoritative reference guide to injecting some vitality and beauty into your Piano playing, you should never be going anywhere without The Jazz Piano Chord Book, an essential list of chords for any aspiring pianist, whatever your ability.