Exploring Jazz Piano: Pt. 1 : Harmony, Technique, Improvisation

Exploring Jazz Piano: Pt. 1 : Harmony, Technique, Improvisation


Description

Volume 1 introduces the intermediate pianist to the basic chord-types used in jazz, from major and minor triads to seventh and ninth chords. Other topics include: Chord/scale relationships, modes, broken chord and scale patterns, pentatonic and blues scales, walking bass lines, Latin rhythms and bass lines, the diatonic cycle, secondary dominants, II V I sequences, horizontal and vertical improvisation, tritone substitution, two-handed voicings, rootless voicings, technical exercises and fingering, accompaniment styles, ear-training, discography (suggested listening). 28 pieces by the author appear alongside special arrangements of well-known jazz standards, including: Autumn Leaves * Fly Me to the Moon * In a Sentimental Mood * Mannenberg * On Green Dolphin St (Part 1) * Ornithology * Song for My Father * Straight No Chaser * Take the A Train. Also included are transcribed solos by Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver, an invaluable source of authentic jazz techniques.


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Details

Author(s)
Tim Richards
Format
Paperback | 240 pages
Dimensions
231 x 300 x 13mm | 1,089g
Publication date
01 Apr 2005
Publisher
Schott Music Ltd
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
ports
ISBN10
190245524X
ISBN13
9781902455242
Bestsellers rank
31,090