Jazz-Blues Piano: The Complete Guide with CD!

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(Keyboard Instruction). This comprehensive book/CD pack will teach you the basic skills needed to play jazz-blues piano. From comping to soloing, you'll learn the theory, the tools, and the tricks used by the pros. The accompanying CD features many of the examples in the book performed either solo, or with a full band, including a full chapter of complete songs. Topics covered include: scales and chords
• harmony and voicings
• progressions and comping
• melodies and soloing
• characteristic stylings. ...
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Overview

(Keyboard Instruction). This comprehensive book/CD pack will teach you the basic skills needed to play jazz-blues piano. From comping to soloing, you'll learn the theory, the tools, and the tricks used by the pros. The accompanying CD features many of the examples in the book performed either solo, or with a full band, including a full chapter of complete songs. Topics covered include: scales and chords
• harmony and voicings
• progressions and comping
• melodies and soloing
• characteristic stylings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780634062247
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 6/28/2006
  • Series: Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 847,315
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


What Is Jazz-Blues?     4
Scales and Chords
Major Scales and Modes     6
Pentatonic and Blues Scales     8
Natural and Melodic Minor Scales     9
Triads     10
Seventh (or Four-Part) Chords and Alterations     10
Ninth (or Five-Part) Chords and Alterations     11
Keyboard Harmony and Voicings
Voicing Concepts     13
Major and Minor Triad Inversions     13
Triad-Over-Root Chord Voicings     15
Mixolydian Third Intervals and Patterns     20
Mixolydian Triads and Patterns     20
Dorian Triads and Patterns     22
Four-Part Chord Inversions     23
Four-Part-Over-Root Chord Voicings     25
Seven-Three Chord Voicings     28
Seven-Three Extended Chord Voicings     30
"Double 4th" Shapes and Chord Voicings     32
Polychord Voicings     34
Progressions & Patterns for Left & Right Hands
Jazz-Blues Chord Progressions and Form     38
Jazz-Blues Patterns     41
Jazz-Blues Styles and Comping
Rhythmic Concepts     50
Medium Swing (Gene Harris)     52
Swing/Stride (Oscar Peterson)     54
Jump Blues (Big Joe Turner)     56
Up-tempo Bop Blues (Charlie Parker)     58
Medium Blues Waltz (Miles Davis)     60
Jazz-Rock Minor Blues (Horace Silver)     62
Jazz-Fusion Blues (George Duke)     64
Jazz-Blues Melodies and Soloing
Melodies Using Blues Scales     67
"Target Note" and Scale Concepts     71
Soloing with Basic Blues Scales and Phrases     71
Soloing with Target Notes, Multiple Scales and Arpeggios     73
Style File
Duke's Blues     76
King of Cool     78
Hand Prints     81
Soul Vacation     84
Blue Bop     87
Gospel Rider     90
Canteloupe Rock     94
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