Smooth Jazz Piano (Book/Online Audio)

Books and Digital Audio | Piano

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Mark Harrison
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor

A complete guide to becoming the smoothest, coolest Jazz Piano player around, complete with online audio! If you're the kind of Pianist with a love a good Jazz, but have no idea where to begin, then this tutorial is tailor-made for you. Divided into six areas of study, Harrison's method will get you playing those smooth and silky Jazz solos you love. Beginning with an overview of the style itself, Harrison covers the following subjects of Jazz theory and performance:

  • Scales and chords: modes, pentatonics, triads, sevenths and ninths
  • Keyboard harmony and voicings: inversions and extended voicings
  • Progressions and comping: rhythm concepts and a latge variety of grooves
  • Melodies and soloing: target notes, scales, modes and substitutions

After you have mastered the concepts introduced in Harrison's lessons, you will find seven original and exciting full solos to learn, complete with guidance to help you improvise and develop a sound that is all your own.

ISBN: 9780634073946
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 27 May 2005
No of pages: 80
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00311095

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        Musicroom Reviews

        This is a fantastic book, I just cant put it down! Im one of those who learnt by ear, as a young un, then was classically trained at music academy. didnt really enjoy all that as heart was always into this kinda stuff, if this sounds like you as well, then get this book, everything straightforward, and the tunes are the bizz!
        Anonymous - (London, United Kingdom)

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